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Christopher Bauer
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Jurisdiction For Fatal Bus Crash

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 heard oral arguments regarding the proper jurisdiction for a tire manufacturer that produced a product that allegedly caused a fatal bus accident in France that killed a pair of North...

Bajeerah LaCava
U.S. High Court Upholds Ruling Treating Medical Residents As Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 upheld a U.S. Treasury Department determination that medical residents should be treated as full-time employees when it comes to payroll taxes ( Mayo Foundation for Medical Education...

James Cordrey
U.S. Supreme Court: Debtor Not Entitled To Vehicle Cost Deduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 ruled that a debtor who does not make lease or loan payments on a vehicle is not entitled to the car ownership deduction in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding ( Jason M. Ransom...

Mark Rogers
High Court's Certiorari Denial Allows Digital Music Antitrust Class To Proceed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10 declined to grant a petition for certiorari filed by the nation's four top record labels, which sought review of a ruling by the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that allowed...

Christopher Bauer
Supreme Court Rejects Suit Alleging Ford Vehicles Caused Man's Cancer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10 declined to grant a petition for a writ of certiorari to a man who claims that his cancer was caused by defects in automobile windshields ( Ted A. McCracken v. Ford Motor Co. , No. 10...

Cheryl Keely
W.R. Grace, Insurers Reach $84 Million Settlement

WILMINGTON, Del. - (Mealey's) After a hearing Jan. 10, the bankruptcy judge overseeing W.R. Grace & Co.'s Chapter 11 case in a Delaware bankruptcy court approved an $84 million settlement between the company and a group of insurers to resolve...