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Compensation determined for pipeline easement (access required)

The landowners’ bid to delay a trial over compensation for a natural gas pipeline easement failed, as did their untimely effort to supplement discovery. Moreover, because the landowners failed to provide admissible evidence that the amount of just compensation exceeds ...

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Search warrant affidavit was proved unreliable (access required)

Where an affidavit submitted in sup­port of an application for a search war­rant omitted critical information, includ­ing that controlled buys were made by two separate confidential informants and any information about the reliability of the informants, and the omitted informa­tion ...

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Capital One loses bid to stay consumer suit (access required)

Capital One Financial Corporation lost its bid to stay a Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA, suit pending a ruling either from the Federal Communications Commission or the United States Supreme Court on the correct interpretation and application of ...

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Binding settlement reached at mediation (access required)

Where a homeowner previously agreed to settle her claims for fire damage, the settlement agreement was enforced despite her assertions that Nationwide made false or misleading statements or that the settlement violated her First Amendment rights. Nationwide’s attempt to dismiss ...

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Motions in suit involving drunken tractor-trailer driver resolved (access required)

Where a tractor-trailer driver drank whiskey before he reported for work and was on his delivery route when he struck the plaintiff’s vehicle, he was found to have been acting within the scope of his employment as a matter of ...

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Attorneys’ fees reduced in ADA suit (access required)

Where an employee prevailed on one claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act and his employer prevailed on the second ADA claim, the employee’s attorneys’ fees request was reduced and the company received no attorneys’ fees because the employee’s conduct ...

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