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  • In Rodriguez v. Department of Transportation, Case No. F074027 (March 27, 2018), the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District considered the following mind-twister: Can you…
  • If a check is directed as payable to two or more payees whose names are separated on the payee line by a diagonal slash, or virgule symbol (as in the form of "John Smith/Bob the Builder, Inc.") they are considered to be payable in the alternative and…
  • Commercial General Liability (CGL) policies typically include a "your work" exclusion, excluding coverage for "'property damage' to 'your work' arising out of it or any part of it and included in the 'products-completed operations hazard.'" These CGL…
  • Newman Ferrara LLP Announces Corporate Governance Investigation of Republic Services, Inc. - RSG NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newman Ferrara LLP recently announced that the firm is conducting an investigation on behalf of shareholders of Republic…
  • People expect that their property will be distributed according to their will when they die. This is generally true, but the testator may have made decisions during his or her lifetime that override the will provisions. The client's will is…
  • The Lexsure Academy has seen a ten-fold increase in bookings for their in-house 'power hour' training in the last in the last year. And there's a rising trend for mixing things up by scheduling a morning course. Nutritionists often say that breakfast…
  • For all the debate about the Trump 2017 Tax Reform, the creation of the Opportunity Zone Program could be an engine for economic development in low income communities. The goal of the program is to encourage investment of deferred capital gains into…
  • When you a federal takings plaintiff in the Federal Circuit and you pull Judge Timothy Dyk on your panel, your heart sinks. More so when he aggressively questions you in oral argument. And when you see he has written the opinion, you know it's game…
  • Two adjoining buildings from different eras with shared history to be considered together as an individual City landmark. Landmarks voted to add two buildings to its calendar for consideration as individual landmarks at the Commission's April 10,…
  • Here is a question to the Blog Clinic from Anthony who is a landlord We have issued our tenant a section 21 and got him to sign that he had received it. He has been to the local council who have stated the notice is not valid as when he began his…
  • By: Stephen D. Richman, Esq.- Senior Counsel-Kohrman, Jackson & KrantzRecent bills of the 132nd General Assembly (See https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/) pending in the Ohio House and Ohio Senate related to real property are as…
  • Proxies and Proxy Voting at Membership Meetings We get lots of questions about proxies and proxy voting. And that's understandable, as proxy issues at meetings can get very confusing. A proxy is simply a power of attorney as could be used to open a…
  • In the wake of the 48th anniversary of Earth Day yesterday, among the hottest environmental issues of the day appears to be criminalizing the plastic drinking straw. The import of the "war on drinking straws" must be true because this week there is a…
  • PrintWe've been thinking about artificial intelligence applications and how they might change, even transform, the way we do our business. Then, we heard an interesting story on public radio. It was about a Southern California manufacturer of sex…
  • Shelter Cymru Shelter Cymru is the people and homes charity in Wales and works for the prevention of homelessness, the improvement of housing conditions, and the right of everyone to a safe, suitable and affordable home. We are now looking to recruit…
  • Equitable subrogation is a claim that can be pursued when a party (referred to as the subrogee) pays for damages to protect its interest–perhaps to mitigate its own exposure–seeks reimbursement from another party primarily liable for the…
  • The highlight of my week was undoubtedly the ARLA Conference. And now we are getting close to our own … But what happened on the blog last week? Monday How to deal with devious tenants Who says landlords can't be as devious as tenants? You can,…
  • One of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's more expansive powers is to police unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts and practices (UDAAP). The CFPB's acting director plans to curb that authority significantly. On April 12, the CFPB's chief, Mick…
  • Dean Anthony W. Crowell, and Professor Ross Sandler, Director cordially invite you to the 154th CityLaw Breakfast and Fourth Civic Fame Awards presenting Featured Speaker Errol Louis, Host, Inside City Hall ✱✱✱ WHEN:…
  • Key Lime Baked Alaska -- graham cracker, blackberry and kaffir lime soda $12 While beautifully presented, the graham cracker at the base of the dessert was difficult to manuever; hard to crack. It required a lot more work than should have been…