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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.
5 hrs ago | Daily Kos
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.
9 hrs ago | JD Supra
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.
11 hrs ago | JD Supra
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 .
16 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
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.
Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA.
State Attorney General Kamala Harris is appealing a ruling last month that declared California's enforcement of the death penalty unconstitutional.
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.
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.
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 .
United Behavioral Health improperly withheld benefits from a Wells Fargo employee whose anorexia kept her hospitalized for a month, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.
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.
An insurance dispute involving structural damage to a condominium requires the Washington Supreme Court to define the word "collapse," the 9th Circuit said Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 07:42 pm
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