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Ill. SC finds timing threshold in arbitration agreements

Nathan Bass Nov. 1, 2012, 5:26pm

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (Legal Newsline) - The legal representative for the family of a deceased woman is not bound by a nursing home contract's arbitration agreement in an Illinois wrongful death claim, but the arbitration agreement is binding for claims on actions prior to the decedent's death.

Temporary injunction entered in Mo. hotel workers' case

Stephanie Ostrowski Nov. 1, 2012, 5:30pm

St. Ann, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Owners of the Northwest Airport Inn must offer reinstatement to two union employees who were fired after the company refused to negotiate with their union.

Fla. AG Bondi settles with three colleges

Bryan Cohen Nov. 1, 2012, 6:57pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced an agreement on Wednesday with three Fort Lauderdale-based providers of career, college and other educational services to resolve allegations of improper enrollment and marketing practices.

Ill. AG Madigan files complaint, seeks injunction against ExxonMobil

Bryan Cohen Nov. 1, 2012, 7:01pm


Pharmacy linked to meningitis outbreak halts operations in Indiana

Bryan Cohen Nov. 1, 2012, 7:03pm


CFPB to oversee larger debt collectors

Stephanie Ostrowski Nov. 1, 2012, 9:28pm


La. SC makes ruling in case brought by alleged father over child's death

Nathan Bass Nov. 2, 2012, 3:46pm

BATON ROUTE, La. (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has found that an alleged biological father had the right to bring a wrongful death and survival action for his illegitimate child, after finding the father had sufficiently avowed the child under Louisiana's "fact-pleading system."

Mass. AG Coakley settles with First Transit

Bryan Cohen Nov. 2, 2012, 6:36pm


Ariz. AG Horne, FTC take on telemarketers

Bryan Cohen Nov. 2, 2012, 6:37pm


N.H. AG Delaney reaches $65K settlement with Meredith Motors

Bryan Cohen Nov. 2, 2012, 6:39pm


Insurer wins Texas case over back injury

Stephanie Ostrowski Nov. 5, 2012, 3:11pm

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson

Wash. SC rules for nurses, awards overtime

Stephanie Ostrowski Nov. 5, 2012, 3:26pm


Maine SC modifies insurance rule

Nathan Bass Nov. 5, 2012, 3:41pm

AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) - The Maine Supreme Court has modified the applicable burden of proof for insurance coverage in a "scope of consent" motor vehicle accident case in the light of the policy change signaled by Maine's enactment of compulsory liability insurance.

Hearing held in Miss. AG Hood's vitamin antitrust suit

Nathan Bass Nov. 5, 2012, 3:55pm


Iowa AG Miller announces orders against Phoenix companies

Bryan Cohen Nov. 5, 2012, 7:10pm


N.C. AG Cooper announces court order against Instant Tax Service branches

Bryan Cohen Nov. 5, 2012, 7:12pm


Calif. SC denies request of Americans for Responsible Leadership

Bryan Cohen Nov. 5, 2012, 7:44pm

California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye

First Circuit says $500K for emotional distress too much

Nathan Bass Nov. 6, 2012, 3:29pm


Fifth Circuit: Man has made First Amendment challenge in domain name dispute

Nathan Bass Nov. 6, 2012, 3:42pm


West Virginia AG race leads field of nine others

John O'Brien Nov. 6, 2012, 4:15pm