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: 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: Melissa Sachs
Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a one-line U.S. Supreme Court opinion about wage
Mar 25, 2014 By: David Edwards
The recent veto of Arizona’s SB 1062 highlights the recent tensions between religious liberty and equal protection.
Mar 25, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts
D.G. v. Maryland Provo-I Med. Serv. (Md.Cir.Ct.) Summary Citation: 2013 WL 8105689 Second amended complaint: 2013 WL 7175213 The links above are intended
Mar 24, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs
A website developer may serve a Turkish defendant with an infringement lawsuit by email and through Facebook and LinkedIn, a Va. federal judge has ruled.
Mar 19, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs
Last week, I was away, but I’m back now with some goodies. Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a suit over testosterone drug AndroGel, federal guidance for marijuana businesses and Delaware high court ruling on admissibility of social media evidence:
Mar 18, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts
Mee v. County of Los Angeles (Cal.Super.) Deputy sheriff who arrested Mel Gibson receives $50K settlement for religious discrimination and retaliation claims
Mar 17, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin
A district court judge in Alabama refused a divorce petition of a lesbian couple because same-sex marriage is not recognized in the state. Could an appeal lead to the invalidation of the state’s ban?