Mar 27, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann
The 7th Circuit says that although a Georgia statute removes a mortgagee’s right to a deficiency judgment, a guaranty agreement allows a lender to receive from the guarantor the $17 million difference between what it paid for a Georgia parcel, and the unpaid balance of the loan.
Mar 27, 2014 By: Gia Norris
A panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit rendered a much anticipated decision in Tussey v. ABB, which is one of the first excessive fee class action lawsuits to go to trial on almost all of the pleaded claims
Mar 26, 2014 By: Michael Nordskog
(Editor’s Note: This post is an excerpt from an article appearing in Practitioner Insights on WestlawNext) A Chapter 7 debtor who was sued
Mar 26, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby this week — the so-called “contraception mandate case — and it looks like it’s up to Justice Kennedy…again.
Mar 26, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
Although adverse possession is a well-established principle of law in Washington State, it has been argued at length in a recent case that it is time for the legislature to change the situation