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  • November 30, 2021

    Texas Justices Told To Ax New Trial In Football Field Fight

    The Texas Supreme Court was told during oral arguments on Tuesday that an intermediate appellate court wrongly ordered a new trial in a dispute between a school district, a company that makes artificial turf football fields and a contractor by failing to address any of five arguments that could have ended the case.

  • November 30, 2021

    Bridge Player Must Arbitrate Ban Challenge In US

    An Illinois federal court has sided with the United States Bridge Federation and agreed that professional bridge player Huub Bertens' challenge of his seven-year playing ban belongs before the American Arbitration Association, not the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.

  • November 30, 2021

    Tough Mudder Ch. 7 Trustee Sues Co. Leaders For $20M

    A Chapter 7 trustee for extreme obstacle race venture Tough Mudder Inc. sued three directors and officers in Delaware's Bankruptcy Court late Monday, accusing them of self-dealing or duty breaches that scuttled a $20 million private deal and forced a "fire sale liquidation."

  • November 30, 2021

    Developer Asks 4th Circ. To Revive $500M Virus Coverage Suit

    A sports and entertainment real estate developer asked the Fourth Circuit to reverse a lower court's dismissal of its COVID-19 insurance suit, arguing that its policy with Affiliated FM did not require a structural alteration for its properties to receive coverage.

  • November 30, 2021

    Don King Ducks Contract, Conspiracy Claims Over Title Bout

    Legendary promoter Don King escaped a champion boxer's contract and conspiracy claims on Tuesday when a Florida federal judge tossed part of a suit alleging he schemed to get the fighter's title stripped.

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