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Auto parts supplier sued for breach and termination of contract (access required)

Where a complaint plausibly alleged claims for breach of contract and wrongful termination of a contract between two automotive parts companies, and where the plaintiff at this early stage could assert a claim for unjust enrichment in the alternative, the ...

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HUD had no duty to intervene in landlord-tenant dispute (access required)

Although a tenant alleged the Department of Housing and Urban Development failed to intervene and prevent her landlord from terminating her lease, HUD regulations do not require the agency to intervene and her claim was dismissed. Background Rebecca Dare Brooks ...

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Employer prevails against former employee (access required)

Where the employer showed its former employee breached a contract and tortuously interfered with the employer’s business expectancy, the employer prevailed on these claims. A jury will decide damages. Background This case involves claims by TechINT Solutions Group LLC against ...

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Jail violated publisher’s rights, but damages are limited (access required)

Although an adult detention center violated the First Amendment and due process rights of Prison Legal News by implementing a policy that prohibited prisoners from receiving books or magazines from PLN, the publisher was awarded only a fraction of its ...

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New company not liable for prior entity’s breach of settlement agreement (access required)

Where a new company was not a mere continuation of a prior company, and did not engage in a de facto merger with that prior company, the new entity was not liable for the prior one’s failure to meet payment ...

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Fees awarded against hotel trademark infringers (access required)

Where Royal Touch Hospitality and others were  found liable for continuing to use Choice Hotels’ trademarks after the franchise agreement was terminated, Choice was awarded damages and attorneys’ fees. Background Choice Hotels International Inc. alleges that A Royal Touch Hospitality ...

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