Wells & Drew

AFMS Continues to Press Its Case despite Legal Setbacks

1/8/2012   AFMS, a leading parcel consulting firm based in Portland, Oregon, continues to press its case in court despite a series of legal setbacks it has suffered. The firm charged that the two largest parcel carriers in the country,
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Legal Move Made by LightSquared

1/7/2012   LightSquared made the next legal move amid the ongoing radio spectrum row between the Reston, Virginia-based company and some GPS equipment manufacturers. LightSquared has formally asked the Federal Communications Commission to validate its right to use the spectrum
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5-Boro Taxi Plan Signed by Cuomo Into Law

1/7/2012   The historic five-borough taxi bill, a measure that would allow on-street pick-ups by livery cab drivers outside of the business district in Manhattan and in the other boroughs, was signed yesterday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The plan, which
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Two New Board Members Named by Oxygen Biotherapeutics

1/6/2012   Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has named Chris A. Rallis and Anthony A. DiTonno to serve as members of the Board of Directors of the company, effective December 15, 2011. Mr. Rallis is the Executive-in-Residence at
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Texas Lawyers Set Their Sights on Oil and Gas Boom In Western Pennsylvania

1/6/2012 The longest Marcellus Shale pipeline could be the one that stretches from the heart of Texas to Western Pennsylvania. The Sadler Law Firm, a Houston-based firm, on December 1 became the latest energy firm in Texas to set up
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Robo-Signing Suit Filed by Nevada AG

January 6, 2012   Catherine Cortez Masto, the Attorney General of the state of Nevada, on Friday announced that her office has filed a lawsuit against a loan processing company for supposedly engaging in misleading practices against consumers in Nevada.
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Health Care Law Allows States to Tailor Benefits

January 6, 2012   The Obama administration, in a big surprise on the contentious new health care law, declared on Friday that it would not delineate a uniform set of “essential health benefits” that insurers must provide for the tens
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Lawyers Allowed to Use .Org As Ruled by Arizona Bar

1/4/2012   A story published in azcentral.com said that in an opinion issued by the Arizona state bar, it has allowed usage of the .org domain name by lawyers. Up until now, lawyers in Arizona were not allowed to use
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New Parts of the Immigration Law in Georgia to Become Effective

January 5, 2012   A section in Georgia’s immigration law that targets illegal immigration is about to take effect at the coming of the New Year. Beginning January 1, businesses that employ 500 or more workers are required to use
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Regulations for the Wind Industry Sought for by Bird Conservation Group

January 4, 2012   The American Bird Conservancy (ABC), together with the Meyer, Glitzenstein & Crystal (MGC), a public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C., filed a petition to the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and
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