Litigation

  • Recent High Court Decision Could Impact Loan Agreements
    2018-02-02

    Recent High Court Decision Could Impact Loan Agreements

    On Dec. 7, 2017, in a case styled as Tilley v. Malvern Nat’l Bank, 2017 Ark. 343, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that certain contractual provisions providing for the waiver of a jury trial are unenforceable. The Supreme Court reasoned in part that waiving the right to a jury trial before litigation arises is unconstitutional.

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  • Case Report: Court Rules in Favor of Company in Discrimination Case
    2018-01-12

    Case Report: Court Rules in Favor of Company in Discrimination Case

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled in favor of Rock-Tenn Services, Inc., which does business as WestRock Services, in a discrimination case. The plaintiff alleged he was treated unfavorably because he is a man and is not Jewish. Attorneys Marshall S. Ney and Angela Artherton represented Rock-Tenn Services in the lawsuit.

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  • Attorneys Appointed by Arkansas Supreme Court to Serve on Committees
    2017-12-14

    Attorneys Appointed by Arkansas Supreme Court to Serve on Committees

    Attorneys Jamie Huffman Jones and Marshall S. Ney have both been appointed by the Arkansas Supreme Court to serve on separate committees beginning in 2018.

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  • Michelle Ator Talks Current Trends in Malpractice Litigation
    2017-10-06

    Michelle Ator Talks Current Trends in Malpractice Litigation

    Attorney Michelle Ator took part in a panel discussion focused on malpractice litigation trends at the Arkansas Hospital Association's Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The discussion titled "Tales from the Trenches: War Stories From the Defense Bar" was led by moderator Elisa White, AHA's vice president and general counsel.

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