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Maine Supreme Court rules woman's slip-and-fall lawsuit against therapy facility is not medical negligence claim
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has agreed with a lower court's ruling that a woman's premises liability personal injury suit against the owners of a therapy facility where she slipped and injured herself is based on negligence and is not a health care services claim.
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Maine Supreme Court affirms dismissal of most of nurse's case but allows defamation claim to proceed
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Court has mostly affirmed the dismissal of a nurse practitioner's case she filed after she was not hired by a hospital.
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PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on July 12 denied the appeal of a trucking company, affirming an earlier trial court judgment of $490,000 in favor of a Maine couple for an oil spill that degraded their property.
Employer can't be ordered to pay for medical marijuana, Maine SC rules; Dissent says workers could be pushed to opioids
The Maine Supreme Court has issued a ruling that a company cannot be required to pay for an injured employee's medical marijuana. The dissenting justices argued that this decision ignores what’s best for the injured worker.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – An arbitration agreement between one of New England's largest law firms and a former client is unenforceable because the firm didn't clearly explain what rights the client would lose in arbitration, Maine's Supreme Judicial Court ruled last month.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Court has dealt Cate Street Capital a blow in its appeal of a Cumberland Superior Court judgment, affirming an arbitration award granted to Matthew Eastwick and denying a motion to vacate the award.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a ruling that car insurance companies named as defendants in a lawsuit are not responsible for paying recovery fees to the parents of a man who died in a vehicle from gunshot wounds.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court affirmed a Penobscot County Superior Court’s judgment in an appeal involving an insurance claim and a dog bite victim.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – Mercy Hospital did not discriminate against a registered nurse and did not violate the Maine Human Rights Act (MHRA) when the hospital terminated the employee because she did not meet the MHRA’s standard of a “qualified individual with a disability” according to the Maine Supreme Court.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – A mortgage company is faced with paying $59,115 of the attorney fees belonging to a defendant after the Maine Supreme Judicial Court affirmed a trial court's judgment.