Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Determination That Mississippi “Stop Notice” Statute is Unconstitutional
On October 10, 2013, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court determination that Mississippi Code Annotation § 85-7-181 is unconstitutional.
New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That Claimants in Continuous-Trigger Environmental Coverage Cases Must Exhaust Policy Limits of Solvent Carriers Before Seeking Payment from Fund for Insolvent Carriers
Almost twenty years after establishing a methodology for allocating remediation costs among insurance policies in so-called “long-tail” cases, the New Jersey Supreme Court was faced with a new question: what happens when one of the insurers is insolvent?
Writing at the beginning of the week in which the government is supposed to run out of money, it’s worth noting the cognitive dissidence between the political chattering classes who clogged the airways this weekend with threats of doom and other apocalyptic noise and what’s actually happening on my desk.
Municipalities in New Jersey are required by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection to adopt and enforce local pet-waste laws. At a minimum, each community must require that “pet owners or their keepers immediately and properly dispose of their pet’s solid waste deposited on any public or private property not owned or possessed by that person.”
Missoula, Montana, is taking on the Carlyle Company Mountain Water Company. The City has decided it wants to buy the water supplier, probably because it thinks it can produce water at a lower price.
The United States government thought that it could simply acquire irrigation district property when it decided to move a fence line. The mistake is that the irrigation easement is simply an easement for one purpose only, and the underlying land was owned by the adjacent owners.
“A Day in the Life” has been ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as the 28th greatest song of all time. We enjoy statistics, .. although maybe not so much that college statistics class. Statistics offer a useful way to interpret information, including analyzing business opportunities.
Question: My condominium unit has a garage assigned to it and I would like to sell my garage but not my unit. My association has told me that I may not do so. Is that correct? L.B. (via e-mail) Answer: It depends.