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United States Supreme Court Holds that Foreign Corporations May Not Be Held Liable Under the Alien Tort Statute

In Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, 584 U.S. ___, 2018 WL 1914663 (U.S. Apr. 24, 2018) (Kennedy, J.), the Supreme Court of the United States held that foreign corporations may not be sued under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”), 28 … Continue reading

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Minority shareholder who dominated board held to control a company

A court, asked to dismiss a claim against Tesla Motors, found it reasonably conceivable that Elon Musk, a 22.1% shareholder, was a controlling shareholder because of his ‘actual domination and control over the directors’ wielding more power than may be … Continue reading

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Subcontractor required to provide own insurance held not entitled to project insurance (UK)

Where project-wide cover was taken out for a construction contract for extensions to a school but the roofing contractor was obliged to take out its own insurance, it was held that the roofing contractor who caused a fire and a … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Facilities Held Responsible for Illinois Resident-on-Resident Assaults

Potential clients often report attacks on nursing home residents by roommates or other residents at Illinois nursing homes. Nursing homes typically are home to the elderly, the infirm, the mentally challenged and many who are suffering dementia or other lapses … Continue reading

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Maryland Nursing Homes Can Be Held Liable for Employees’ Negligent and Abusive Acts

Under the doctrine of respondeat superior, or vicarious liability, an employer is generally responsible for the acts of its employees if they are acting in the scope of their employment. Therefore, if a Maryland nursing home staff member abuses a … Continue reading

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