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According to Recent California Appellate Opinion, Landlord Has No Legal Duty to Provide Defibrillator Device

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a California personal injury case involving the question of whether a landlord of a building that rents space to a health club has a duty to ensure that … Continue reading

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Recent acquisitions: really bad court decisions edition

Tarkay and Patricia Govezensky posters, from Romm Art Creations v. Simcha Int'l, Inc., 786 F.Supp. 1126 (E.D.N.Y. 1992), an absolutely terrible decision finding that the "Women and Cafes" style was inherently distinctive and thus had secondary meaning and high strength … Continue reading

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Georgia Court Discusses Government Immunity in Recent Construction-Zone Accident Case

Recently, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident case requiring the court to determine if the defendant, a local utility company, was entitled to government immunity. Ultimately, the court concluded that the utility was … Continue reading

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Court Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement in Recent Nursing Home Case

Over the past few years, Maryland nursing home arbitration agreements have become very common. Essentially, an arbitration agreement is a contractual term between the resident and the nursing home in which the parties agree that, in the event a claim … Continue reading

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Trump Administration’s Recent Tariffs in Conflict with “Energy Dominance” and Free Trade Goals

In the past few months President Trump has announced a number of new import tariffs: in January, it was tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels, and just recently, this March, it is tariffs on imported aluminum and steel. … Continue reading

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