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No Discovery of Driver’s Statements to Carrier (access required)

A defendant driver in this auto-accident case does not have to give plaintiff statements defendant made to her liability insurance carrier that prompted the carrier to open an investigation file; a Salem Circuit Court says the documents requested were work ...

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Court Construes Contract’s Financing Clause (access required)

In this first-impression case, a Salem Circuit Court says inserting the handwritten phrase “subject to approval of financing” into a real estate contract’s clause on the closing date makes the purchase contingent on the buyer’s ability to obtain financing. There ...

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Domestic Relations – Divorce – Marital Home – Purchase Option (access required)

Where the marital home is the family house wife grew up in, and she attempted to buy the home before she married husband, she shall have the first opportunity to purchase the marital home for herself, says a Salem Circuit ...

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Domestic Relations – Equitable Distribution – Carpet-Cleaning Business (access required)

A couple had a long history of working long hours to build up their carpet-cleaning business without ever maintaining separate business and personal accounts, and a Salem Circuit Court divides their marital property, with an additional monetary award to compensate ...

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Municipal – Playground Equipment – Warranty Claims (access required)

A Salem Circuit Court grants the city’s demurrer to plaintiff’s negligence and warranty claims based on plaintiff’s allegations of injury from the city’s purchase and installation of defective playground equipment in a public city park. The city demurrer claims immunity ...

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