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Montana Supreme Court rules boulder crash into home is considered a landslide

Deana Carpenter Aug. 15, 2016, 9:20am

HELENA (Legal Newsline) – The Montana Supreme Court issued a decision July 19 ruling that a boulder that thundered down a hillside and crashed into a house was to be considered a landslide.

Justice Department may block health insurance mergers

Deana Carpenter Aug. 4, 2016, 10:16am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Competition between private insurance and Medicare Advantage programs is one impact from the potential mergers of major health insurance companies.

Property owners win class action against NCDOT

Deana Carpenter Jul. 20, 2016, 9:39am

RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Approximately 800 members in a class-action law suit won a case against the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and its Roadway Corridor Official Map Act.

Attorney not surprised U.S. SC overturned conviction of former Va. governor

Deana Carpenter Jul. 19, 2016, 12:12pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s 2014 conviction on federal corruption charges has been overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Recordkeeping a must to avoid certain EPA refrigerant claims, attorney says

Deana Carpenter Jul. 6, 2016, 12:16pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – After allegedly failing to comply with regulations regarding the repair of leaky refrigerant from its in-store coolers, grocery chain Trader Joe’s will have to pay a $500,000 civil penalty.