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Tag Archives: Judge M. Hannah Lauck

Hacked! (access required)

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The scene is becoming more common. A deal is done, the papers signed and the money is sent. Then comes the terrifying call: The person expecting the money never got it. With increasing frequency, the explanation is that a thief ...

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Defamation counterclaim covered by jury trial waivers (access required)

Where a plaintiff sued a defendant for breaching an agreement to supply equipment based, in part, on the equipment’s failure to meet minimum quality standards and the defendant’s counterclaim for defamation was based on plaintiffs’ statements that maligned the equipment’s ...

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Policies provide no coverage for plaintiffs’ own conduct (access required)

Two waste management companies failed in their attempt to secure insurance coverage from insurers because the relevant agreements only provided coverage if the plaintiffs were sued for conduct of another company. Because the plaintiffs were sued only for their own ...

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