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Legal Case Summaries
Massachusetts court finds that license law trumped state's usual test for determining whether an individual qualified as an independent contractor.
Wisconsin court rules that broker/lender did not have a fiduciary duty when he was considering a short sale offer for client's property.
Federal court rules that law did not give tenant the ability to bring a lawsuit against a bank over its attempted eviction after its foreclosure.
Federal appeals court returns matter to lower court to consider whether ad promoting rental unit as a "great bachelor pad" violated the federal Fair Housing Act.
Federal appellate court determines that buyer had not demonstrated that the purchase of condo was connected to the real estate management agreement.
Federal appellate court affirms injunction prohibiting the company that operates NeighborCity.com from copying photographs from MRIS's database.
Indiana appellate court rules that clause in property management agreement protected leasing firm from damages caused by problem tenants.
Florida water district's proposed conditions for permit approval may amount to an unconstitutional taking, so the case is returned to the lower court.
Ohio court determines that a salesperson was acting within the scope of her duties when she fraudulently induced a buyer to purchase rental properties.
California court rules that the statute of limitations for sellers’ brokers did not apply to a dual agent when the claims were made by the buyer.