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Bad Faith Without Breach of Contract? Indiana Supreme Court Says the Duty of Good Faith Includes the Manner of Handling the Claim

Insurance policies contain words that become ambiguous as technology and building practices change, causing good faith disputes over coverage to arise. While a good faith dispute over coverage does not constitute bad faith, one court suggested that an insurance company … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Says West Can Resell State Drivers License Records To Authorized Users

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that it's OK for West Publishing to acquire driver's license records, store them in a bulk database, and resell that information to authorized users. West was on the receiving end of a… … Continue reading

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Spanish Treasure Hunter? Not so Fast Says 11th Circuit

In a case ripped from the tales of yore or the latest installment of Pirates of the Caribbean, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals found that the U.S. courts had no in rem jurisdiction over a sunken Spanish ship. The … Continue reading

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Friendly's Bankruptcy Filing Imminent, Says Report

"Friendly's is on the verge of bankruptcy, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The ice cream and casual dining chain will apparently file for Chapter 11 protection as early as next week. The Journal reports that the… … Continue reading

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New Jersey Says No To Tax Credit for "Jersey Shore"

Image by NVS_Inc via Flickr As it turns out, the New Jersey tax credit wasn't a "shore" thing after all (I know, it was a terrible pun but I couldn't help it). New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has decided … Continue reading

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