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Indemnification Clauses And Defining The Relationship
We typically think an attorney-client relationship is something that has an unmistakable beginning.
United States
21 Feb 2018
When A Park In The Sky Leads To A Lawsuit - Three Strategies For Success In High-Stakes Litigation
In 2002, New York City announced its support for preserving the High Line—turning an unused elevated railroad into a thriving park in the heart of Manhattan's West Side.
United States
30 Nov 2017
CFPB Declared Unconstitutional
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today ruled on a critical case "about executive power and individual liberty."
United States
13 Oct 2016
Can I Be Sued For Filing A Time-Barred Claim? Fourth Circuit Weighs In
Whether it's a conscious decision or an inadvertent mistake, creditors sometimes try to recover on an old claim that is no longer enforceable by law.
United States
8 Sep 2016
Governmental Employers Take Note: Court Of Appeals Allows Employee's Claim For Violation Of N.C. Constitution To Go Forward
Tully took the exam but was informed he failed and, therefore, was ineligible for promotion.
United States
1 Sep 2016
Analogizing An Internet Accessible Computer To Broken Window Blind, Court Finds No Expectation Of Privacy In Computers
The underlying facts are disturbing. In 2015, the FBI launched a global sting operation targeting child pornography.
United States
13 Jul 2016
The Common Interest Doctrine: Lessons On Avoiding An Inadvertent Waiver Of The Attorney-Client Privilege
Most lawyers are familiar with the general rule that a client waives the attorney-client privilege by disclosing the privileged information to third parties.
United States
7 Jul 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Is Weighing The Merits Of U.S. Vs. Texas
In oral arguments, Justices Breyer and Roberts appeared to take opposing views on Texas' standing to challenge the Executive Order.
United States
13 Jun 2016
Supreme Court: Fraudulent Conveyance Scheme Renders Debt Nondischargeable In Bankruptcy
Husky provided electronic device components to Chrysalis Manufacturing Corp., accumulating indebtedness of nearly $164,000.00 for unpaid goods.
United States
10 Jun 2016
Draft Carefully: North Carolina Supreme Court Affirms Strict Blue Pencil Doctrine Still Applies To Non-Competes
North Carolina courts traditionally recognized their limited power in amending terms of unenforceable non-compete agreements.
United States
10 Jun 2016
Statistical Sampling In FCA Case Under Review By 4th Circuit Court Of Appeals
The case was brought in 2012 by two former employees of Agape as relators ("plaintiffs") under the whistleblower provisions of the FCA.
United States
9 Jun 2016
North Carolina Supreme Court Rejects Claims Against Lender Over Failed Real Estate Development
The NC Supreme Court recently affirmed the dismissal of a multitude of lender liability claims asserted against BB&T in a quasi-class action by purchasers of undeveloped lots in Brunswick County.
United States
11 Jan 2016
Fourth Circuit Holds Consequential Damages Exclusion Bars $19 Million Fire Loss Claim
Poyner Spruill represented the defendant pesticide applicator, Industrial Fumigant Company (IFC), in Severn Peanut Co., Inc. v. Industrial Fumigant Co., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS (4th Cir. Dec. 2, 2015).
United States
6 Jan 2016
Duty To Negotiate In Good Faith: Much Ado About Nothing?
Much ado has been made over the North Carolina Business Court's ruling this past summer in RREF BB Acquisitions, LLC v. MAS Properties, LLC, 2015 NCBC 58, recognizing a cause of action for so-called "duty to negotiate in good faith."
United States
21 Dec 2015
NC Court Of Appeals Rules Emerald Isle's Restriction On The Use Of Privately Owned Oceanfront Property Is Not A Compensable "Taking" Under The Constitution
What part of a beach in North Carolina is subject to public use and what part is private property was recently addressed by the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Nies v. Town of Emerald Isle (Nov. 17, 2015).
United States
17 Dec 2015
D.C. Circuit Resuscitates Elimination Of Companionship And Domestic Service Exemptions For Third-Party Employers
The ongoing legal battle over the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Final Rule changing the definitions of "companionship services" and live-in domestic employees again turned against employers on August 21, 2015.
United States
7 Dec 2015
Supreme Court Agrees With EEOC In Regard To Religious Accommodation
In this case, Samantha Elauf, who is Muslim, applied for a position with Abercrombie & Fitch (Abercrombie).
United States
27 Aug 2015
Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Accommodation Of Pregnant Employees
Young was a part-time driver for UPS. She became pregnant and, as a result of her pregnancy, was assigned a 20-pound lifting restriction by her doctor.
United States
19 Aug 2015
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