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  1. Stripping of Unsecured Second Mortgages in Chapter 7 Bankruptcies in the CrosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | JD Supra

    Since its 1989 opinion in Folendore v. Small Business Admin. , the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed debtors to completely strip off and void wholly unsecured junior liens in Chapter 7 bankruptcies under Section 506 of the Bankruptcy Code.

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  2. Plaintiff Must Show Defendant's Knowledge of TCPA Violation To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has ruled that a plaintiff must show that the defendant knew its conduct violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to establish a willful or knowing TCPA violation. The TCPA provides that a court, "in its discretion," may award treble damages if the defendant "willfully or knowingly" violated the statute.

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  3. The Eleventh Circuit Holds that for Sinkhole Losses, Structural Damage ? Any Damage to a StructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    The land in Florida is prone to sinking and insurance companies must often scramble for solid footing on which to anchor the scope of coverage for sinkhole losses. In Hegel v.

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  4. Eleventh Circuit Throws Out FDCPA Complaint On Grounds of Judicial EstoppelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | JD Supra

    On March 31, U.S. Court of Appeals in the 11th Circuit concluded that the district court properly dismissed plaintiff's FDCPA complaint, using the concept of judicial estoppel. Ward v.

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  5. Florida Supreme Court Thwarts Attempt to Circumvent "Exclusive Remedy" ProvisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... under the original theory of negligence, but rather to enforce the default judgment. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, certified the issue to the Florida Supreme Court, which concluded that, since both the exclusive remedy and the settlement ...

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  6. Holland & Hart Billings Office Expands With Addition of Attorney Brian MurphyRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | PRWeb

    Associate, Brian Murphy has joined the Holland & Hart LLP Billings office as a commercial and environmental litigator with cross-industry experience. Brian's courtroom experience and his knowledge of federal practice adds valuable depth to our talented team of litigators that focus on providing the highest client service.

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  7. AL files amicus brief before Supreme Court in support of traditional marriageRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday in defense of states' rights to define marriage as being a union between one man and one woman. The brief encourages the Supreme Court to uphold a decision by the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals that affirms only traditional marriage laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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  8. Eleventh Circuit: Sinkhole Loss in Florida Must Impair the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | JD Supra

    Effective in 2005, Florida statutes defined "sinkhole loss" to mean "structural damage to the building, including the foundation, caused by sinkhole activity," and they left the all-important term "structural damage" undefined. Homeowner's policies issued in the state employed that formulation until May 17, 2011, when Florida adopted a much narrower five-part definition of structural damage that applied to policies affording coverage for sinkhole loss, and many courts construing the 2005 language held that the term "structural damage" meant nothing more than "damage to the structure."

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  9. Should Underwater Junior Liens Survive Bankruptcy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | JD Supra

    On March 24th, the Supreme Court heard oral argument on the consolidated appeals of two decisions from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Bank of America v. Caulkett and Bank of America v.

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  10. A Look At Religious Freedom Laws in Ala., Ga., and Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    The State of Indiana is getting flack for passing a "religious freedom restoration act" that critics say would allow businesses to legally discriminate against gays and lesbians. Indiana joined a significant minority of states in enacting such a law, including all three states in the Eleventh Circuit.

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  11. Federalist's Hemingway: Many Helped by Religious Liberty LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | News Max

    As debate rages over Indiana's religious liberty law out of fear that the measure will be used to discriminate against gays and lesbians, Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist details how similar laws have helped Americans in tangible ways. The federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act was passed in 1993 under former President Bill Clinton, after the bill was introduced by Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer in response to a Supreme Court ruling prohibiting American Indians from smoking peyote.

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  12. Supreme Court to hear case on insurer reimbursementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Business Insurance

    The Supreme Court announced Monday it would hear the case of Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan .

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  13. Court Decides Sarbanes-Oxley Is Intended for a Different Kettle of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | JD Supra

    By a surprisingly narrow margin, the U.S. Supreme Court recently spared future fishermen from facing up to 20 years in prison for destroying their catch. The case, Yates v.

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  14. U.S. not liable for alleged SEC negligence in Stanford fraud -courtRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Reuters

    A federal appeals court said on Monday the United States is not liable to victims of Allen Stanford's fraud who claimed that the Securities and Exchange Commission was incompetent for having taken too long to uncover the swindler's $7.2 billion Ponzi scheme. A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami said the government is entitled to sovereign immunity.

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  15. Smartphone User Presses Claim That Android IDs Can Identify UsersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | MediaPost

    A smartphone user is pressing his argument that the Cartoon Network wrongly disclosed his personal information by allegedly transmitting Android devices' 64-digit identifiers -- combined with names of videos that users watched -- to the analytics company Bango. Atlanta resident Mark Ellis argues in new appellate papers that the Android ID is "personally identifiable," on the theory that Bango had enough outside knowledge to link the random digits in the identifier to his name.

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  16. US not liable for alleged SEC negligence in Stanford fraud: courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A federal appeals court said on Monday the United States is not liable to victims of Allen Stanford's fraud who claimed that the Securities and Exchange Commission was incompetent for having taken too long to uncover the swindler's US$7.2 billion Ponzi scheme. Allen Stanford leaves the Federal Courthouse where the jury found him guilty, in Houston March 6, 2012.

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  17. Even if SEC's regulation is shoddy, it doesn't owe Ponzi scheme...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    An appeals court today rejected a suit by investors who say the Securities and Exchange Commission was negligent in not spotting the Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme. Stanford was sentenced to 110 years in prison for fleecing investors who thought he was putting their money in high-interest CDs.

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  18. High Court Takes Up Accident-Payout CaseRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    A car-accident victim ordered to reimburse medical coverage after settling with the other driver persuaded the Supreme Court to take up his case Monday. The Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan paid more than $121,000 after Robert Montanile, a covered employee, suffered injuries in a Dec. 1, 2008, car accident.

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  19. Clearing Up the Confusion as to Preclusion: Supreme Court's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    Clearing Up the Confusion as to Preclusion: Supreme Court's Trademark Ruling Gives Deference to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that federal court decisions on "likelihood of confusion" can be precluded by earlier findings on the same issue from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board . Following an 18-year fight between B&B Hardware Inc. and Hargis Industries Inc., the Supreme Court in a 7-2 decision held TTAB preclusion could apply on the same likelihood of confusion issue "so long as the other ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met."

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  20. Court To Hear Arguments In Teacher Evaluation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | CBS Local

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