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The Edge at Union Station settles tenants’ class action lawsuit for $550,000

Telegram.com | by Brad Petrishen | September 18, 2019

WORCESTER – The Edge at Union Station, the upscale off-campus student housing complex behind Union Station, has agreed to pay $550,000 to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it improperly handled security deposits and built illegal stipulations into leases. 942 more words

US Appeals Court in "Manifest Disregard" Claim Instructs Arbitrator to Clarify "Irreconcilable Determinations"

By Mark Kantor

I draw to your attention an interesting recent approach from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit towards an argument that an arbitration award should be set aside for manifest disregard of the law – … 1,758 more words

Arbitration

US Supreme Court Update for FDD Homeowners: Petition Distributed to Justices' Chambers for Review; Decision as Early as October 1, 2019

We have important news from the United States Supreme Court about the progress of the Homeowners Petition for review in the FDD Homeowners Class Action, Lumbard et al. 620 more words

California Supreme Court Rules Unpaid Wages Not Recoverable Under PAGA Law

Today the California Supreme Court ruled that employees cannot recover unpaid wages in actions brought under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).  As a result of today’s decision, unpaid wages can only be recovered in actions brought under other Labor Code provisions that, unlike PAGA, can be subjected to mandatory employment arbitration agreements, including agreements that require employees to waive the right to bring claims on a class or collective basis. 648 more words

My Lennox A/C fail; buyer beware, and a Class Action Lawsuit

Installed in 2013 when our new house was built, I just now  had a leaking coil replaced that was not blowing cold air through the house when it was over 100 degrees and I had company for the Labor Day weekend when it failed.  410 more words

Building A New House

Vol. 4, Issue 17— September 2019

Hon. Joan L. Larsen
State Courts in the Federal System
69 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 525 (2019)

Few judges have experience both as a state supreme court justice and a federal appeals judge. 574 more words