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Jury Selection Begins in “Pink Slime” Defamation Trial

by Akin Gump - Excubitor on

Beef Products, Inc. and ABC News will begin selecting a jury today in South Dakota state court in a case involving an allegedly misleading report about finely textured beef, which ABC News described as “pink slime.” The trial...more

Pennsylvania High Court Reinforces Nuisance Claim Bar Under the Right To Farm Act

On December 21, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case Gilbert, et al. v. Synagro Central, LLC, et al., Pa Supreme Court No. 121 MAP 2014 (December 21, 2015), which interpreted a provision of the Pennsylvania...more

Homebuilders Welcome Recent Court Decisions

by Snell & Wilmer on

Arizona homebuilders will welcome with open arms two recent legal rulings of substantial impact to their industry. In the first decision, on July 28, 2015, in Sullivan v. Pulte Home Corp., No. 1 CA-CV 14-0199, the Arizona...more

Food and Beverage Alert (US)

by DLA Piper on

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. Blue Bell resumes ice cream production in Alabama. The Alabama Department...more

Beekeepers Abuzz After Court Allows Class Action to Proceed Against Regulator

A majority of the Federal Court of Appeal in Paradis Honey Ltd. v. Canada recently allowed a group of commercial beekeepers to proceed with a proposed class action against their government regulator. The court rejected the...more

Vineyard's Attorney Fees Claim Turns Into Sour Grapes

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

In Belle Terre Ranch Inc. v. Wilson, 2015 DJDAR 506, the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided an agricultural trespass action involving an attorney fees claim....more

Beveridge & Diamond Secures Pennsylvania Supreme Court Review in Toxic Tort Case

by Beveridge & Diamond PC on

Litigators in the Firm’s Washington, DC office persuaded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to grant an appeal in a tort case in which 34 plaintiffs allege that the land application of biosolids to farmland created a nuisance and...more

Proposed MAEAP Rules Narrow “Right to Farm” Protection

by Varnum LLP on

Proposed rule changes in the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) have excluded some farmers from MAEAP verification and protection....more

Insuring Your Business -- October 2012

by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC on

In This Issue: - What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster Hits? - Farm Odors and Coverage Issues Arising from “Pollutant” Property Damages. Excerpt from What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster...more

Brighter Future for Veterinary Malpractice Claims

by Kaiser Legal Group on

Published on the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) website on January 3, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. ...more

Mediating Animal-Law Issues

by Kaiser Legal Group on

Published on the National Business Institute (CLE) website on April 4, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. Mr. Kaiser, founder of the Kaiser Legal Group, is a consultant and mediator. He also...more

Hubner v. Spring Valley Equestrian Center

New Jersey Supreme Court Bolsters Immunity to Equine Operators

by Brandon L. Sipple on

In Hubner v. Spring Valley Equestrian Center, the New Jersey Supreme Court expressly noted that the NJ Equine Activities Liability Act is "remedial legislation" (akin to the Law Against Discrimination statute, etc.)and thus...more

Thanks to My Dressage Friends in Fredericksburg

by Sands Anderson PC on

Last August 13th, the Fredericksburg Chapter of the Virginia Dressage Association graciously sponsored an educational seminar at the Salem Church Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia. I presented a seminar on Virginia’s Equine...more

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