Monthly Archives: July 2013

Off and Running: Federal Government Releases Final Rule For Employee Wellness Programs

New federal regulations are designed to help employers trim the fat from their employee health care programs – literally and figuratively. In May the Obama administration released the Final Rule governing employee wellness programs under the 2010 Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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Commercial Creditors with Claims Against Detroit Must be Proactive, National Creditor’s Rights Attorneys Assert

Reportedly, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes plans to appoint District Court Chief Judge Gerald Rosen as a mediator in Detroit’s Chapter 9 case under the Federal Bankruptcy Code.  Through the appointment, Rhodes, who will rule on the appointment at a … Continue reading

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Notice of Pendency Claim Not a Basis To Void a Foreclosure

Badrawi v. Wells Fargo Home Mortg., Inc., 2013 WL 3242078 (8th Cir. 2013). Last month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a Mortgagee’s failure to record a Notice of Pendency of foreclosure proceedings before the first date of … Continue reading

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Builders in California May Further Limit the Statute of Limitations

The California Court of Appeal has upheld a provision in a construction contract by which the builder effectively shaved six years off the limitations period in which the owner could bring a construction defect lawsuit. In Brisbane Lodging L.P. v. … Continue reading

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