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Eighth Granted Petition for Review

Last month, the EPO published it's eighth ever decision granting a petition for review (R 4/17). Granted petitions for review are notoriously difficult to obtain, as the EPO attempts to balance the need for the legal certainty of Board of … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Missouri's Onerous Hair-Braiding License Requirements

Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a very brief opinion in Niang v. Caroll, a unanimous panel of the Eighth Circuit affirmed a district judge's grant of summary judgment to Missouri against a… … Continue reading

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The Eighth Circuit Raises the Bar for Would-Be Indemnitees

Here is a situation that comes up quite a bit in the world of business contracts containing indemnification provisions, and in the insurance industry as well. First, a party (“Party A”) gets sued, or threatened with a suit, and settles … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Holds Replacement Workers Not Covered by WARN Act

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that workers hired as replacements during a strike are not covered by the notice requirements of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act [WARN Act, 29… … Continue reading

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Wife of Borrower Authorized to Receive Truth in Lending Act Notices, Eighth Circuit Rules – Ofor v. Ocwen Loan Servicing

As Riverside County foreclosure defense lawyers, we were interested to read a case involving a man who attempted to rescind his mortgage under the Truth in Lending Act on the grounds that his then-wife, not he himself, received the required … Continue reading

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