Seventh Circ. EEOC v Vucitech & Successor Liability

As a standard rule, an asset purchaser does not suppose the seller’s liabilities, together with its ERISA obligations. Courts, nevertheless, have formulated an exception to this basic rule by using the doctrine of successor liability.  Successor legal responsibility is an equitable doctrine requiring a courtroom to “strike a correct balance among on the 1 hand avoiding wrongdoers from escaping liability and on the other hand facilitating the transfer of company property to their most worthwhile works by using. EEOC v. Vucitech, 842 F.2d 936, 944-45 (7th Cir. 1988).

The doctrine was to start with applied to labor

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Seventh Circuit Retains No FDCPA Violation in Markakos v. Medicredit

In this article at CPW, we have lined lots of conclusions addressing the need to have for Report III standing when pleading a declare in federal court docket. A latest selection out of the Seventh Circuit is the hottest to affirm that need, this time under the Truthful Financial debt Assortment Techniques Act (“FDCPA”).

In Markakos v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-2351, 2021 U.S. Application. LEXIS 14339 (7th Cir. May possibly 14, 2021), plaintiff alleged that defendant had despatched her letters on behalf of a creditor looking for to obtain a debt for professional medical expert services rendered in 2017.

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Seventh Circuit Situation Addresses Spiritual Institution Work

On July 9, 2021, U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting down en banc, issued a 7-3 decision in the closely watched case Sandor Demkovich v. St Andrew the Apostle Parish, Calumet Town and the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Seventh Circuit uncovered that the ministerial exception acted as a for every se bar to the plaintiff’s hostile operate setting claims. This decision is the hottest improvement in a promptly establishing location of the regulation that presents a possibly sweeping defense for religious establishments in opposition to employment promises by specified personnel. The Seventh Circuit’s choice deepens a

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Seventh Circuit Guidelines Wisconsin Honest Dealership Legislation Not Applicable

For practically two a long time, Rustic Retreats Log Residences, Inc. was the distinctive builder of Pioneer Log Households in Wisconsin.1 Under the parties’ written distributorship settlement, Pioneer would deliver client leads for Rustic to go after and then would manufacture, at its facility in British Columbia, Canada, the customer’s personalized-designed log residence. In addition to currently being the community face of Pioneer, Rustic would order each log house from Pioneer, prepare for shipping and delivery and other logistics, and then make (reassemble) the log household on the customer’s property. Even though Rustic appreciated exclusivity in excess of a

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Seventh Circuit Sides with Plaintiffs in Parmesan Cheese Claims

The Seventh Circuit recently reversed a district court’s dismissal of a course motion false advertising and marketing criticism, keeping that an ingredient list’s disclosure of factors other than parmesan cheese did not foreclose the probability of reasonable customers being deceived by a “100% Grated Parmesan Cheese” front label claim.  Bell v. Publix Super Marketplaces, Nos. 19-2581 & 19-2741 (7th Cir. Dec 7, 2020).

Defendants, several cheese companies and important foods stores, market “100% Grated Parmesan Cheese” in shaker tubes. Plaintiffs alleged this assert was deceptive mainly because the products also have cellulose and potassium sorbate (to protect against

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Seventh Circuit Sets Guardrails for Amicus Briefs

Federal Rule of Appellate Course of action 29 governs the filing of briefs amicus curiae. That rule permits the United States, a federal officer or company, or a state to file an amicus quick. Any other social gathering may file an amicus transient only with the consent of all functions to the enchantment, or with depart of court docket. A movement for leave to file will have to establish the curiosity of the movant and condition why the submitting of the amicus brief is desirable. It must also disclose no matter if the party’s counsel authored the transient in full

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7 utilize for Seventh District bench

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The unanticipated passing past thirty day period of Matthew Reynolds, Main Decide of the Seventh Judicial District, would make it incumbent on Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to title his successor. While the posture of District Judge is an elected one, below New Mexico regulation, when there is a emptiness in that courtroom, the governor must appoint just one to fill out the time period.

Seventh District programs have been submitted to the Judicial Choice Business as of Tuesday, March 30. The Seventh Judicial District Court docket Judicial Nominating Commission will

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