Mold Claims And Habitability. Legal news and articles for October 30 - 31, 2014

Trial Lawyer WashoutGalt's Royal Delta Inn ordered to clean up in 7 daysGator bait: Landrieu's gaffe bites Southern DemsCanon's Diversified Patents: Robotics to Touchscreens and Medical InnovationsDental implant patients accuse dentist of shoddy workDental implant investigationReform school survivors allege abuse of their personal files tooI-Team: Implant investigation'Hothead' landlord piles up violations while tenants pay the priceWhirlpool Beats Moldy Washer Class Action in Bellwether TrialWhy Whirlpool's win in moldy washer trial vindicates consumer class actionsFinally! We get a unique zombie flick in 'Life After Beth'Do skeptics kill Halloween fun? Ask 'The Shining' hotel paranormal investigatorsApple: The Genius Behind SteveWhirlpool wins first trial over 'moldy' washers

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Living Smart: Choose the right flooring for rooms that get wet
News & ObserverOctober 2, 2014

High-quality vinyl brands can feature mold and mildew inhibitors and waterproof guarantees rather than water-resistant claims. CONCRETE: A staple for basements and garages, concrete is worth considering for a bathroom or kitchen. Concrete staining ...more »

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Tiny Mix TapesOctober 3, 2014

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Trial Lawyer Washout
Wall Street JournalOctober 31, 2014

Most companies settle these large cases once claims are allowed to join into a class, fearing that the potential costs are too large. But Whirlpool's victory shows that companies with a strong case can come out better even on huge class actions when ...more »

Galt's Royal Delta Inn ordered to clean up in 7 days
Lodi News-SentinelOctober 31, 2014

The City of Galt has ordered the owners of Royal Delta Inn to correct code violations that constitute an immediate danger to occupants within seven days. The legal notice to repair or abate issued Thursday follows an inspection of the property ...more »

Gator bait: Landrieu's gaffe bites Southern Dems
Fox NewsOctober 31, 2014

C., and Georgia Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn have both been coy about effort on their behalf to tie the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., the February 2012 shooting of a black teenager in Florida, claims of Jim Crow-style voter ...more »

Canon's Diversified Patents: Robotics to Touchscreens and Medical Innovations
IPWatchdog.comOctober 31, 2014

... have teamed up to form the License on Transfer Network, a consortium of six companies holding a total of 300,000 patents that pledge to offer royalty-free licenses to other members of the consortium if any of their patents are sold, protecting them ...more »

Dental implant patients accuse dentist of shoddy work
WLS-TVOctober 31, 2014

The Board of Dentistry determined Atcha's claims of offering "superior" services may be deceptive and that he misled the public, saying he can fabricate "premium cosmetic dentures." The board also took issue with advertisements like "new teeth in a day ...more »

Dental implant investigation
WLS-TVOctober 31, 2014

The Board of Dentistry determined Atcha's claims of offering "superior" services may be deceptive and that he misled the public, saying he can fabricate "premium cosmetic dentures." The board also took issue with advertisements like "new teeth in a day ...more »

Reform school survivors allege abuse of their personal files too
Al Jazeera AmericaOctober 31, 2014

Former students seeking records for colleges, disability claims, lawsuits regarding past abuse or simply a sense of closure have had little recourse. Astle recalled spending time at Spring Creek in isolation in a room known as ... In rooms with circled ...more »

I-Team: Implant investigation
WLS-TVOctober 31, 2014

She also says dental assistants damaged her inner lip while making a mold for her teeth. "He stuffed something in that ripped my mouth and to this day I still drool out of my mouth," Ro she gers said. Rogers says she ... The Board of Dentistry ...more »

'Hothead' landlord piles up violations while tenants pay the price
fox6now.comOctober 31, 2014

Dahlberg said Rashaed's attack prompted a change in state law that made assaulting a code enforcement official its very own crime. And for years, he's been on the city's so-called “Special Enforcement” list. That's a select group of landloards with so ...more »

Whirlpool Beats Moldy Washer Class Action in Bellwether Trial
The Am Law Litigation DailyOctober 30, 2014

In each of the cases, the defendants have argued that the plaintiffs' claims are too individualized for class treatment, especially since most customers never complained about mold in their machines. The companies took their losing arguments to the ...more »

Why Whirlpool's win in moldy washer trial vindicates consumer class actions
Reuters Blogs (blog)October 30, 2014

The company's design has been exonerated, and Whirlpool needn't concern itself with thousands of individual proceedings to determine its liability to thousands of Ohio purchasers of front-loading washing machines: It has none. That outcome is a ...more »

Finally! We get a unique zombie flick in 'Life After Beth'
St. George Daily SpectrumOctober 30, 2014

But this year's rom-zom-com "Life After Beth" has broken the hackneyed mold and given us something new. College ... Like virtually every other movie in its genre, "Deliver Us From Evil" claims to be based on true events, which holds no sway for me anymore.more »

Do skeptics kill Halloween fun? Ask 'The Shining' hotel paranormal investigators
Religion News ServiceOctober 30, 2014

Bryan Bonner and Matthew Baxter of the Rocky Mountain Paranormal Society, who have been investigating paranormal claims for over 20 years, disagree. Below, they tell me about their strangest investigations, how horror movies and ghost hunters inspired ...more »

Apple: The Genius Behind Steve
FortuneOctober 30, 2014

While a select group can claim to understand Cook at work, almost nobody claims to know much about his life outside Apple. A lifelong bachelor, he lives in a rented house in Palo Alto, vacations in places like Yosemite and Zion national parks, and ...more »

Whirlpool wins first trial over 'moldy' washers
MSN MoneyOctober 30, 2014

NEW YORK - Whirlpool Corp was found not liable Thursday by a U.S. jury in the first lawsuit to go to trial accusing the company of selling front-loading washing machines containing a design flaw that made them prone to developing mold. The jury cleared ...more »

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