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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

Kantor & Kantor: Court Rules Benefits Wrongly Denied For Treatment Of Severe Anorexia

United Behavioral Health, et al. , a case in which a severely anorexic 43-year old woman sought benefits under her Wells Fargo employee health benefit plan for inpatient psychiatric treatment.

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Related Topix: US News, Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

This Week In Marriage Equality - 'One Of Conservatism's Most Stinging Defeats'

This week in Marriage Equality, the major event was that SCOTUS issued a stay of the Fourth Circuit ruling that Virginia's marriage ban is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Indiana, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian

9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Finds No Tag Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporation

When a corporation sends an officer to a conference in California, is the corporation present in California? A corporation can only act through its officers.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US News

11 hrs ago | JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Rejects Environmental Groups' RCRA Claims Against Railyard Operators

The Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of claims by environmental groups attempting to characterize air emissions from California railyards as "disposal" of waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US News

16 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Crash Victims Can't Sue Aircraft Maker in Calif.

The family of a man killed in a November 2010 plane crash in Cuba cannot sue the French manufacturer of the aircraft in California, the 9th Circuit rules.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Cuba, World News,

20 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

West Side Police News & Notes

The 9th District Court of Appeals has determined that former Akron Police Capt. Douglas Prade's new trial ordered by retired Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Judy Hunter in January 2013 was not a final order, according to Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh.

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, US News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillsboro, OR

CBS Local

CA Attorney General Kamala Harris To Appeal Ruling That Declared Death Penalty Unconstitutional

State Attorney General Kamala Harris is appealing a ruling last month that declared California's enforcement of the death penalty unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News

ESPN

NCAA files intent to appeal O'Bannon decision

The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.

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JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Shifts "Significant Expense" of Compliance...

The escalating cost of discovery compliance is especially frustrating for non-parties who are subpoenaed for evidence allegedly relevant to litigation in which they have no stake.

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JD Supra

No Coverage for the Cantankerous? The Ninth Circuit Goes 'Retro' In Finding 'No Disability'

In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro ,1 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit waxed nostalgic by reversing a jury and lower court finding that a police officer with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder had a "disability" within the meaning of the 2008 amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act .

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Related Topix: US News, Hillsboro, OR, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Supreme Court

Courthouse News Service

Anorexia Care Benefits Denial Deemed Improper

United Behavioral Health improperly withheld benefits from a Wells Fargo employee whose anorexia kept her hospitalized for a month, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News

The Spokesman-Review

Hitching Post Owners May Sell

Don and Lynn Knapp have owned the Hitching Post for more than 25 years and call it a very special place.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding

Wed Aug 20, 2014

FindLaw

B&N 'Browsewrap' Ruling: 3 Things Business Owners Should Know

Barnes & Noble had to swallow a bitter pill in federal court on Monday , when a federal appeals court held that the retailer couldn't enforce legal provisions buried behind a link hidden on its website -- also known as a "browsewrap" agreement.

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Related Topix: US News

Courthouse News Service

Washington High Court Must Define 'Collapse'

An insurance dispute involving structural damage to a condominium requires the Washington Supreme Court to define the word "collapse," the 9th Circuit said Tuesday.

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CBS Local

Federal Appeals Court Upholds LAX Panhandling Ban

A federal appeals court has upheld a panhandling ban at Los Angeles International Airport in a lawsuit brought by a Hare Krishna group nearly two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Religion, International Society for Krishna Consciousness, US News

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Supreme Court puts a hold on gay marriage in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia Wednesday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Allows Delinquent Corporation To Sue And Own Trademarks

In Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina , the Ninth Circuit held that a corporation, whose charter had been suspended by the state of California in 1977, had standing in 2012 to sue and to own trademarks as an unincorporated association.

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Related Topix: US News, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Daily Press & Argus

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Business Journal

Attorney John Hovel's legacy offers hope for others with cancer

John Hovel , a shareholder in the Milwaukee law firm of Kravit Hovel & Krawczyk SC, has died following a four-year battle with colon and liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Law, Foley and Lardner, US News

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