News from November 2012

Va. SC answers question in homeowners insurance issue over Chinese drywall

By Nathan Bass | Nov 9, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has received clarification from the Virginia Supreme Court on an "all risk" homeowners insurance policy exclusion case.

EPA lowering fuel economy estimates of Kia, Hyundai

By Stephanie Ostrowski | Nov 13, 2012

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - An Environmental Protection Agency test for Hyundai Motor America and Kia Motors America found discrepancies between their results and data submitted by the company.

Behlen reaches agreement over hazardous waste allegations

By Stephanie Ostrowski | Nov 13, 2012

Lenexa, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - An agricultural and industrial product manufacturer, Behlen Manufacturing Company, as agreed to pay a $59,996 civil penalty to settle a series of alleged Resource Conservation and Recovery Act violations in Columbus, Neb.

W.Va. SC blocks deposition of MassMutual CEO

By Nathan Bass | Nov 13, 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has blocked the Jefferson County Circuit Court from forcing the CEO of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Roger Crandall, to be deposed.

Demuzio sentenced for Ponzi scheme

By Stephanie Ostrowski | Nov 13, 2012

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Brad Demuzio and his company, Demuzio Capital Management, both of Chubbuck, Idaho, has been sentenced to prison after being charged by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission with operating a fraudulent $1.8 million commodity pool and foreign currency Ponzi scheme.

W.Va. SC says circuit judge didn't follow directive in previous decision

By Nathan Bass | Nov 14, 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has blocked the Jefferson County Circuit Court from forcing the CEO of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Roger Crandall, to be deposed.