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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.