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

By Deana Carpenter | Aug 15, 2016

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

By Deana Carpenter | Aug 4, 2016

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

By Deana Carpenter | Jul 20, 2016

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

By Deana Carpenter | Jul 19, 2016

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

By Deana Carpenter | Jul 6, 2016

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.

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