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The Right to Seclusion of Personal Facts vs. Public Opinion

Unhappy with the valuation determination by Zillow’s Zestimates, a builder and related parties have initiated a class action suit against Zillow Inc. and Zillow Group, for class action complaint for (a) violation of the...more

Appellate Court Notes

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19248 - Western Dermatology Consultants, P.C. v. VitalWorks, Inc. - This decision partially upheld an Appellate Court decision I previously summarized for you where a...more

Appellate Court Notes

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19233, SC19234 - State v. Wright - SC19233, SC19234 Concurrence - State v. Wright - SC19382 - State v. Anthony D. - SC19382 Dissent - State v. Anthony D....more

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Jury Verdict Against Mortgage Servicer for Extreme and Outrageous Conduct

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

Following the Eleventh Circuit’s decision last month in McGinnis v. American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc., No. 14-13404, mortgage servicers should be aware that failing to recognize and correct miscalculations of a...more

Oh My! Oklahoma Court Allows Earthquake Case to Proceed

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

What should we make of the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s order sending a suit alleging injuries from an earthquake back to the trial court for further action?  Did the court unleash the lions, tigers and bears of the litigation...more

Virginia Supreme Court Opinions Affecting Local Government Law: June 4, 2015

by Sands Anderson PC on

The Virginia Supreme Court issued opinions on June 4, 2015 during its June term. This term resulted in two opinions affecting Virginia local government law. These opinions addressed defamation alleged from statements by a...more

Legal Solutions, September 2013

by Paul Sullivan on

Legal Solutions: the quarterly client newsletter from Sullivans Law: September 2013...more

Anti-SLAPP "protected activities" include filing of unlawful detainer actions

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

In Trapp v. Naiman, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District decided an interesting real property case. The case began as a non-judicial foreclosure and unlawful detainer matter. The case then morphed...more

Legal Solutions, June 2013

by Paul Sullivan on

Legal Solutions: your quarterly client newsletter from Sullivans Law: June 2013 ...more

New Westchester County NY - Application for Index Number

by Lawrence McElroen on

As of January 17, 2012, the following case types must be commenced electronically via the NYSCEF System in Westchester County: • Article 75 (arbitration) • Commercial, including Commercial Division eligible • Consumer...more

Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief - September 19, 2011

SOUTHERN DISTRICT JUDGE REJECTS FORM ANTI-APPRAISAL ARGUMENTS Federal District Judge Ewing Werlein (of the Houston Division of the Southern District) last week granted a motion to compel appraisal urged by Hartford and, in...more

Washington Court of Appeals Breaks New Ground in Insurers’ Duties When Handling Third-Party Liability Claims Before the Insured is...

by Lane Powell PC on

SYNOPSIS On July 5, the Washington Court of Appeals issued its decision in Tarutis v. Farmers Insurance, concerning an insurer’s duty to accurately adjust claims and settle within policy limits. The Court held that the...more

California RESPA Lawyer Explains the RESPA Prohibitions Against Kickbacks and Fee Splitting

by Sebastian Gibson on

RESPA, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, was passed to address abusive practices such as kickbacks or referral fees that can result in higher costs to the home buyer. However, as a lawyer with RESPA experience,...more

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