An ERISA plan could sue a special needs trust in order to obtain reimbursement for medical costs borne on behalf of a plan beneficiary injured in an automobile accident, the en banc 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
WASHINGTON – Patent pools, designed to spur innovation and reduce the cost of litigation, may actually be having anticompetitive effects according to a report released by the former competition policy director for the Federal Trade Commission.
A single-floor condominium unit in a multistory building was a “lot” subject to the disclosure and reporting requirements of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
Yahoo! could not enforce an online forum selection clause accepted when a user opened an e-mail account, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A prevailing defendant in a business lawsuit could not recover the vast majority of its discovery expenses relating to the collection of electronically stored information, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
Recent Senate hearings have sparked renewed debate over a national mortgage database that will hold information about millions of mortgage, credit card and auto loans, loan terms, borrowers’ credit profiles and financial information.
Tenants may enforce a lease agreement that their former landlord signed when she was mentally incapacitated, the en banc D.C. Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued new guidelines for determining when construction has begun on a renewable energy facility in order for a taxpayer to become eligible for certain tax credits created under last year’s American Taxpayer Relief Act.
American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac) could compel arbitration of state-law claims challenging the distribution of death benefits under an accident insurance policy, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.