Will Texas follow suit?

Last week, President Obama boldly banned the use of solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons. He also banned its use in cases of low level infractions for adult offenders and announced his goal of expanding mental health treatment in federal prisons. These reforms altogether are expected to impact nearly 10,000 people in federal facilities. […]

ERISA-Fourth Circuit Rules That Plaintiffs' Suit Under ERISA Is Time Barred, Since The Plaintiffs Knew Of The ERISA Issue More Than Three Years Before They Filed Suit

In Bond v. Marriott International, Inc., Nos. 15-1160, 15-1199 (4th Cir. 2016) (Unpublished Opinion), Dennis Bond and Michael Steigman (the “Plaintiffs”), filed this action against their former employer, Marriott International, Inc., alleging that Marriott’s Deferred Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”), a tax-deferred Retirement Award program, violates the vesting requirements of ERISA. After targeted discovery on […]

Suit Seeks "Church Plan" Designation To Avoid Liability For Bankrupt Pension Plan

In Nashville (TN), an important charitable foundation, the Baptist Healing Trust Fund, last week filed a declaratory judgment action against the U.S. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation seeking to avoid potential liability to the PBGC in connection with the now-bankrupt retirement plan of the former Baptist Hospital. According to the complaint (full text) in Baptist Healing […]

Court Allows Plaintiff to Proceed with Suit Against County in California Motorcycle Accident Case

The California Court of Appeals turned around a recap judgment order in which the test court ruled versus the complainant in a motorbike mishap instance. June 12, 2015), the complainant brought an individual injury activity versus the County to recuperate for injuries he experienced when his bike went right into a drain ditch together with […]

Civil Suit For Broadcom Founder After Alleged Domestic Violence

Nicholas, a founder of the technology company Broadcom Corp., has a background with medication usage as well as declared trafficking. Those costs were later on dropped.Included in the match are claims that Nicholas concealed the degree of his medicine usage from Montero. As an outcome of the medicine misuse, Nicholass habits aggravated over time, and […]

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Clerical Abstention Does Not Require Dismissal of Suit Over Control of Unification Church'' s Assets

In Family Federation for World Peace as well as Unification International v. Moon,(DC App., Dec. 24, 2015), the District of Columbia Court of Appeals turned around the D.C. Superior Court’s termination of a complex conflict over control of a D.C. charitable firm, UCI, which over the years has actually taken care of hundreds of millions […]