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Maryland court rules Wal-Mart's injunction against flash mobbing labor union stays

Elizabeth Alt Jul. 10, 2017, 12:59pm

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Court of Appeals judges unanimously affirmed circuit court rulings on June 22 in favor of Wal-Mart against the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, who Walmart stated held numerous unauthorized flash mobs.

Arbitration the result of Calif. court's decision in TransactionPoint cases

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 28, 2017, 9:17am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – On June 9, the California's First Appellate District of the Court of Appeal released its decision on the cases of homeowners who sued their brokers for receiving allegedly undisclosed kickbacks from third party services through the real estate software TransactionPoint.

Majority of Ark. SC affirms $10K sanction against Little Rock; Hart files strong dissent

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 26, 2017, 10:20am

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – On June 8, the Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed a $10,000 fine assessed to the city of Little Rock by a circuit judge.

Arizona court rules that patient owes a duty of reasonable care to caregivers

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 15, 2017, 8:17am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that former caregiver Jeanette M. Sanders, can proceed with her lawsuit against a former client, a disabled elderly man named Francis Alger she claims caused serious injuries after he neglected her warnings and fell on her.

Alaska Supreme Court upholds enforcement of agreement between Calais Co., shareholder

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 8, 2017, 1:21pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alaska has ruled in favor of Alaskan real estate company Calais after a former shareholder alleged that her dissolution dividends were appraised incorrectly.

Vacation rental company HomeAway.com alleges Chicago ordinance gives Airbnb advantage

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 6, 2017, 10:13am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – HomeAway.com Inc., an online vacation rentals company, has filed suit against the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection over an ordinance it claims gives preference to competitor Airbnb and violates the First and 14th amendments.

N.H. Supreme Court rules for lawyer seeking fees from colleague

Elizabeth Alt May 30, 2017, 9:09am

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – Attorney Harvey J. Garod received a ruling in his favor against another attorney he claims essentially poached his former client and did not pay him his share from a subsequent settlement.