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COVID-19 Is Natural Disaster Triggering Force Majeure Clause

When the COVID-19 pandemic postponed a marquee auction event, the auction house relied upon a force majeure clause to terminate an agreement to sell a high-priced painting and refused to pay the seller the guaranteed minimum price.

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Litigation helps special needs students in Philadelphia

After a six-year campaign, Kathleen and Sean, parents of twin girls with Autism and an Intellectual Disability, have succeeded in […]

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California federal court provides guidance on how to draft a stipulated judgment that is non-dischargeable in bankruptcy

A debtor’s failure to disclose his financial inability to
pay a guarantee did not rise to the level of a fraudulent omission leading to
non-dischargeability of the debt

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Missouri federal court addresses entitlement of senior lender to collect default interest after the debtor’s bankruptcy

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri held in In re Family Pharmacy Inc.
that federal law allows the application of equitable principles to deny…

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Court grants class certification in suit against New York Department of Education on behalf of students with diabetes.

On June 18, 2019, United States District Judge Nina Gershon, of the Eastern District of New York, certified a class […]

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Yatvin co-counsels suit against New York Department of Education on behalf of students with diabetes.

Alan L. Yatvin is serving as co-counsel in a federal class action lawsuit filed on November 1, 2018, alleging the New […]

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