By: Dana K. Maine and William Ezzell
The landscape regarding lawyers' liability to third parties is shifting ever so slightly. In Green v. Morgan Properties, 215 N.J. 431, 73 A.3d 478 (September 17, 2013), tenants sued over the landlord's attorneys’ collection of liquidated attorney's fees incurred during evictions. The landlord, Morgan Properties, owner-managers of 131 apartment complexes, routinely initiated eviction proceedings against delinquent tenants and sued for unpaid rent.
By: Matt Foree
The 100th running of the Tour de France, the legendary cycling race through the picturesque countryside and mountains of France, concluded this summer. It is difficult to discuss the sport of cycling without mentioning Lance Armstrong, who is handling his own issues in the aftermath of being stripped of seven Tour de France victories. Among the issues Armstrong is dealing with is defending a False Claims Act lawsuit recently filed by the United States.
By: Kelly Eisenlohr-Moul
With E-Verify participation now mandatory for Georgia businesses with eleven or more employees, related federal enforcement activity has increased significantly.