I have written previously about
corporate-owned life insurance policies — so-called “dead peasant” policies — and stranger-owned life insurance policies, which involve employers and investors insuring the lives of their employees or even strangers, then collecting the proceeds when the insureds die.
But according to an article entitled " Duping
I wrote yesterday, here is Dr. Steven Hatfill’s motion to dismiss Toni Locy’s appeal, which was filed in the D. C. Circuit Court of Appeals last Thursday (there is an accompanying motion for leave to file out of time), courtesy of Samantha Fredrickson at the
This post is not about business litigation, but about a situation playing out in the federal courts in Washington, D.C. that presents some significant issues in media law.
Toni Locy, a former USA Today reporter who holds the Shott Chair of Journalism at the Perley Isaac Reed School of
In 2004, the Daily Gazette Company, publisher of the Charleston Gazette (the morning newspaper), purchased the Daily Mail (the afternoon newspaper), from MediaNews Group, Inc. Yesterday,
the United States Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Daily Gazette Company and MediaNews Group, Inc., seeking to overturn the
In response to the Supreme Court of Appeals’ decision in
Morris v. Crown Equipment Corp., 633 S.E.2d 292 (W.Va. 2006), the West Virginia Legislature has amended the venue statute, West Virginia Code § 56-1-1 and created § 56-1-1a, which is entitled "Forum non conveniens." The new statute enables the