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Towing of car after snowstorm wasn’t deceptive trade practice

Dec 26, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Towing of car after snowstorm wasn’t deceptive trade practice.

Kimberly-Clark says doctor deserves blame for broken feeding tube

Dec 23, 2016 By: Ron Baker

Kimberly-Clark Corp. is fighting a suit alleging it manufactured a defective feeding tube that hastened a Lou Gehrig’s disease patient’s death, telling a Pennsylvania federal court that a doctor is to blame because he mishandled the device.

First NBC Bank investor sues execs over ‘disastrous’ leadership

Dec 23, 2016 By: Nicole Banas

First NBC Bank Holding Co.’s directors are personally liable for “disastrous mismanagement” that requires the company to restate five years’ worth of financial reports, according to a shareholder derivative lawsuit filed in New Orleans federal court.

Distributing Christmas gifts to customers and employees is a long accepted ordinary and necessary business practice

Dec 23, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Distributing Christmas gifts to customers and employees is a long accepted ordinary and necessary business practice.

Belief that bribe was lawful “Christmas gift” not a valid defense

Dec 22, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Belief that bribe was lawful “Christmas gift” not a valid defense.

Wal-Mart settles same-sex benefits suit for $7.5 million

Dec 21, 2016 By: Jason Schossler

A Wal-Mart employee is seeking preliminary approval of a proposed $7.5 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging the retail giant unlawfully

Supreme Court might end Texas’ preferred patent venue status, attorneys say

Dec 21, 2016 By: Patrick Hughes

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal over where Kraft Foods can sue TC Heartland for patent infringement, and some attorneys observing the case say it could result in fewer patent litigants heading to Texas.

2016: A Westlaw Year in Review

Dec 21, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

As 2016 comes to a close, we at Thomson Reuters Westlaw want to THANK YOU for another amazing year.

Father was not entitled to credit against child support arrearages for Christmas gifts

Dec 21, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

76E Child Support 76EIX Enforcement 76Ek447 Arrearages;  Retroactive Modification 76Ek454 Credits for amounts paid or property transferred Father was not entitled to

No Fault by Restraint System Maker; $52M for Quadriplegia/Emotional Distress/Loss of Consortium Due to Driver’s 50% Fault

Dec 20, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Brockman v. Takata Corp.; Corsentino (Colo.Dist. Co.) No Fault by Restraint System Maker; $52M for Quadriplegia/Emotional Distress/Loss of Consortium Due to Driver’s 50% Fault