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The unions for the major professional sports are looking to take part in oral arguments before the Indiana Supreme Court over whether daily fantasy sports companies must compensate college athletes for using their names, likenesses and statistics in their contests, arguing that the parties and the courts are missing the point.
A Texas jury on Friday awarded $41.55 million in a suit accusing a hotel of contributing to the death of a woman stabbed by her estranged husband in 2013, finding employees weren’t properly trained in responding to emergency situations, an attorney for the woman’s family said.
Royal Caribbean Cruises must face a lawsuit alleging employees' negligence led to the sexual assault of a 13-year-old boy by an intoxicated passenger aboard one of its cruise ships, saying the complaint sufficiently alleged the company didn't exercise reasonable care for the boy's safety, a Florida federal judge ruled Friday.
Rhode Island's governor signed into a law Friday a budget that clears the way for in-person sports gambling at two casinos, making the state the latest early adopter of a practice legalized by the U.S. Supreme Court in May.
Morguard Management has reportedly bought 125 Florida condos for $19 million, real estate investment trust Starwood Property is said to have loaned $213 million for a Los Angeles project that includes hotel and retail components, and Aetna has reportedly leased 85,000 square feet in Florida.