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Legal Case Summaries
The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently reinstated a $250,000 arbitration award by overturning a decision that previously vacated the award.
The court found Plaintiff's review of the website solely in the capacity as a tester foreclosed his ability to establish a particularized or personal injury.
Prospective buyer suffered injuries from icy driveway at showing of vacant property where listing agent not present; court holds absent listing brokerage does not owe a duty of care to prospective buyers.
Following a preliminary injunction temporarily prohibiting Oregon’s enforcement of its statutory ban on love letters, the parties reached a settlement agreeing the ban violates the First Amendment and that the statute will no longer be enforced.
Court of Appeals overturns lower court’s decision to vacate award involving dispute concerning written representation agreements and arbitration procedural questions.
A federal court in New Jersey upheld the constitutionality of a city ordinance that restricts private property owners’ use of residential properties as short-term rentals.
An appellate court overturned a ruling that found an association did not discriminate against deaf individual when it refused to honor his demand for a sign language interpreter at an association education session.
Auction sales contracts may be subject to different standards than traditional sales contracts.
A real estate and business broker must have a valid written agreement to claim a commission for a sale they did not cause.
In Wetzel v. Glen St. Andrew Living Community, LLC, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a landlord can be found liable under the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) for failing to protect a tenant from known, discriminatory harassment by other tenants.