Recent Events & Success Stories

  • On May 24, 2018, Faye presented “What Service Providers Can Do Now to Prevent Collector Disputes Later” at DATIA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    DATIA May 2018
  • On March 6, 2018, Faye presented “Essential Guide to Drug Testing Laws” via webinar hosted by Quest Diagnostics.
    Quest Webinar March 2018
  • On November 13, 2017, Faye presented “2017 Legal Update: Recent Development Impacting Workplace Drug Testing” via webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI Webinar November 2017
  • On August 24, 2017, Faye presented “2017 Legal Update: Recent Developments Impacting Workplace Drug Testing,” at SAPAA Annual Conference, Henderson, Nevada.
    SAPAA August 2017
  • On May 18, 2017, Faye presented “Providing a Safe Workforce and Managing Risk: How to Administer an Effective Drug Testing Program,” at DATIA Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.
    DATIA May 2017
  • On February 15, 2017, Faye presented “Weeding Out the Facts: Marijuana Legislation & the Workplace” via a webinar hosted by Quest Diagnostics.
    Quest Webinar February 2017
  • On January 24, 2017, Faye presented “Marijuana Trends, Laws and Company Substance Abuse Policies” at MCAA’s Safety Director’s Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
    MCAA January 2017
  • On December 14, 2016, Faye presented “Navigating the Haze of Marijuana In The Workplace” via a webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI Webinar Dec 2016
  • On November 7, 2016, Faye presented “OSHA: Changing Landscape of Post-Accident Drug Testing” via webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI Webinar Nov 2016
  • On September 16, 2016, Faye presented “2016 Update” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
    SAPAA Sept 2016
  • On August 25, 2016, Faye presented “Stories from the War Zone: Handling Litigation Risk” at the IFDAT Conference in Stavanger, Norway.
    IFDAT Aug 2016
  • On June 9, 2016, Faye presented "Medical Marijuana Today" via a webinar hosted by CNA.
    CNA Webinar June 2016
  • On October 19, 2015, Faye presented, with Dan Demers and Kerstin Bagus, “Global Workplace Testing: Legal Aspects and Data Protection Review” at the IFDAT Conference in San Diego, California.
    IFDAT Oct 2015
  • On September 24, 2015, Faye presented “Marijuana 2015” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
    SAPAA Sept 2015
  • On June 4, 2015, Faye presented “New Drug Testing Challenges for Service Providers and Industry Partners” at DATIA’s Annual Conference in Miami, Florida.
    DATIA June 2015
  • On May 29, 2015, Faye presented “Oil and Gas: Contractor Drug and Alcohol Testing Guidelines” at the EWDTS Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
    EWDTS May 2015
  • On September 26, 2014, Faye presented with R.H. Barry Sample, Ph.D. “Marijuana: A Look at the Science & State Legislation” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Richmond, Virginia
    SAPAA Sept 2014
  • On September 12, 2014, Faye presented, with Josephine Elizabeth Kenney and Kerstin Bagus, “Global Workplace Testing: Legal Aspects and Data Protection Review” at the IFDAT Conference in Dublin, Northern Ireland.
    IFDAT Sept 2014
  • On May 30, 2014, Faye presented “States Continue to Add Requirements to Drug Testing: Are You Ready?” and also presented, with R.H. Barry Sample, Ph.D., “Drug Testing Trends – Marijuana: State of the Science & “Medical” Marijuana Legislation” at DATIA’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
    DATIA May 2014
  • On April 24, 2014, Faye presented "State Drug Testing Laws: Common Terms and How They Differ Between States" via a webinar hosted by SAPAA..
    SAPAA Webinar April 2014
  • On March 20, 2014, Faye presented "Unique State Collection Requirements" via a webinar hosted by SAPAA.
    SAPAA Webinar March 2014
  • On September 13, 2013, Faye presented “State Initiatives: Pitfalls and Priorities” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Henderson, Nevada.
    SAPAA Sept 2013
  • On July 18, 2013, Faye presented “Workers’ Compensation Post-Accident Drug Testing” via webinar hosted by SAPAA.
    SAPAA Webinar July 2013
  • On June 18, 2013, Faye presented “Observed Urine Specimen Collections” via a webinar hosted by SAPAA.
    SAPAA Webinar June 2013
  • On May 15, 2013, Lindsey presented “Simple Tips for Owners: Workplace Laws and Your Business” at the WBEA’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
    WBEA Conference May 2013
  • On April 11, 2013, Faye presented “Navigating the Uneven Legal Terrain of Substance Abuse Testing Services” at DATIA’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
    DATIA April 2013

 

Recent Success Stories

  • Robin Willie Turner vs. Hirschbach Motor Lines; Case No. 15-3263; In the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
    April 2017. Obtained decision upholding U.S. District Court’s entry of summary judgment on appellant’s Title VII race discrimination claim against Firm’s client.
  • Chondale Rutledge v. Corporate Medical Services, Inc., et al; Case No. 01-CV-2015-900214; In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, Birmingham Division.
    April 2017. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of claims alleging negligence by the Firm’s client in the performance of a forensic hair test.
  • L.P., by and through his next friend Tenyiah Patterson, et al vs. Marian Catholic High School, et al; Case No. 16-2856; In the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
    March 2017. Obtained decision upholding U.S. District’s judgment and dismissal of appellants’ race discrimination and hair drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Andrew Phipps vs. Quest Diagnostics, Inc. et al; Case No. 2:17-cv-00140-DCN; In the United States District Court for South Carolina – Charleston Division.
    March 2017. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal with prejudice of workplace drug test claims against Firm’s client.
  • Jose Gregorio Sandoval and Ann Marie Sandoval vs. DISA, Inc., et al; Case No. 2016-51272; In the 269th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas.
    January 2017. Obtained dismissal of donor plaintiff’s workplace drug test claims and the donor plaintiff’s spouse’s derivative claims against Firm’s client.
  • Anna Boyd Barrett vs. St. Elizabeth Physician Services, LLC, et al; Case No. 16-CI-501; In the Campbell Circuit Court of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
    November 2016. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal with prejudice alleging negligence by the Firm’s client in the performance of a clinical urine drug test performed for pain management.
  • Patricia Harding Morrison, Pro Se vs. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, et al; Case 2:14-cv-01207-RFB-PAL; In the United States District Court – District of Nevada.
    October 2016. Obtained summary judgment on plaintiff’s various state law claims, including limitations and that the evidence demonstrated the accuracy of the 1996 HIV antibody test result, brought on behalf of her deceased husband against Firm’s client.
  • Marsh v. Omega Laboratories, Inc.; Civil Case No. 1:16-CV-0021; In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Virginia, Western Division.
    May 2016. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • L.P., by and through his Next Friend, Tenyiah Patterson, et al. vs. Marian Catholic High School, et al.; Case No. 1:15-cv-11236; In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
    May 2016. Obtained dismissal of plaintiffs’ race discrimination and hair drug testing claims against Firm’s client under Rule 12(b)(6).
  • Certified EMS, Inc. d/b/a CPnS Staffing vs. Doctors Hospital 1997; L.P. d/b/a Doctors Hospital Tidwell; Cause No. 1056155-801; In the County Court at Law No. 2 of Harris County, Texas.
    April 2016.Obtained default judgment against delinquent account of Firm’s client and executed for entire judgment amount, plus fees and interest, by writ of garnishment.
  • Minaz Pirani vs. Saleem Shakoor et al.; Case No. 12-DCV-202220; In the 268th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas.
    December 2015. Obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s claims against Firm’s client in partnership dispute.
  • Robin Willie Turner vs. Hirschbach Motor Line; Cause No. 10-cv-50326; In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division.
    October 2015. Obtained summary judgment on plaintiff’s race discrimination and conspiracy claims against Firm’s client.
  • Keith Menard vs. Quest Diagnostics Clinical Laboratories, Inc. d/b/a Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Industrial Medical Testing, L.L.C. and Examination Management Services, Inc., Case 2:14-cv-02443-MVL-KWR; In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
    September 2015. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Thomas Turner vs. Industrial Medical Group of Santa Maria Valley, Inc., et al.; Case No. 1457195; In the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara, Cook Division.
    April 2015. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Sumie Clark vs. Boyd Tunica, Inc. d/b/a Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, et al.; Case No. 3:14cv204-MPM-JMN; In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Oxford Division.
    February 2015. Obtained dismissal of plaintiffs’ workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client under Rule 12(b)(6).
  • Peter Moreno vs. ODACS, Inc.; Appeal No. C-130810; In the Court of Appeals, First Appellate District of Ohio, Hamilton County, Ohio.
    November 2014. Obtained reversal of trial court’s order to produce U.S. Department of Transportation drug testing records made in violation of federal law.
  • Kimberly A. Legette vs. Omega Laboratories, Inc.; Case No. 2012-CP-10-1513; In the Court of Common Pleas, In the Ninth Judicial Circuit, County of Charleston, South Carolina.
    March 2014. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of Plaintiff’s workplace hair drug testing claims against Firm’s client on eve of hearing on Caldwell Everson’s motion for summary judgment.
  • David Hawley vs. SCANA Corporation, et al.; Case No. 2012-CP-3203356; In the Court of Common Pleas, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, County of Lexington, South Carolina.
    July 2013. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • James Knox v. Quest Diagnostics, Inc., et al; No. 12-1718, In the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
    June 2013. Obtained decision upholding U.S. District Court’s entry of summary judgment on appellant’s Fair Credit Reporting Act claims against Firm’s client.
  • Jeffrey R. Swaters vs. Quest Diagnostics, Inc. et al; Case No.: CACE10013086 (21); In the Circuit Court of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Broward County, Florida.
    April 2013. Obtained reversal of trial court’s order to produce U.S. Department of Transportation drug testing records made in violation of federal law and state subpoena requirements.

 

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