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Lease or financing agreement≠ court decides (8701)

Was the debtor able to establish that its lease agreement with Penske Truck Leasing Co. was a financing agreement for the purchase of six tractors and three trailers, rather than a true lease≠ Under relevant sections of the Uniform Commercial ...

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Financial difficulties of auto dealership reviewed

Continuing the discussion of In re: Least Chevrolet, Inc., In re Least Ford, Inc. and In re Least Chrysler Plymouth Dodge, Inc., from last Friday, today’s article reviews the relevant statutory sections and provides portions of the court’s analysis. Relevant ...

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Financial difficulties of auto dealership reviewed (8697)

Continuing the discussion of In re: Least Chevrolet, Inc., In re Least Ford, Inc. and In re Least Chrysler Plymouth Dodge, Inc., from last Friday, today’s article reviews the relevant statutory sections and provides portions of the court’s analysis. Relevant ...

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Defendant not established in discrimination suit (8694)

Did the plaintiff, an ITT Automotive employee, establish a factual or procedural basis for a Title VII suit against her union≠ Did the defendant, Local 509, have grounds to win a motion to dismiss≠ Judge Charles J. Siragusa heard arguments ...

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Defendant not established in discrimination suit

Did the plaintiff, an ITT Automotive employee, establish a factual or procedural basis for a Title VII suit against her union∴ Did the defendant, Local 509, have grounds to win a motion to dismiss∴ Judge Charles J. Siragusa heard arguments ...

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Commentary: Cashing in on auto insurance fraud in NY State

Letter To The Editor New York State residents are being forced to fund a $1 billion a year industry — an industry that threatens to continue to devour their income at over $2 million dollars a day without giving any ...

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Racial discrimination claims against GM dismissed by federal court in NY (8643)

Was there sufficient evidence to evoke a suspicion of racial discrimination when a Caucasian co-worker received a promotion that the African-American plaintiff was not given≠ The U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York granted the defendant’s motion ...

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Racial discrimination claims against GM dismissed by federal court in NY

Was there sufficient evidence to evoke a suspicion of racial discrimination when a Caucasian co-worker received a promotion that the African-American plaintiff was not given? The U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York granted the defendant’s motion ...

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Is repetitive stress injury covered under ADA≠ (8605)

On November 7, 2001, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to an individual with a repetitive-stress injury. The ADA defines disability, with respect to an individual, as: (1) a physical or ...

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Is repetitive stress injury covered under ADA?

On November 7, 2001, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to an individual with a repetitive-stress injury. The ADA defines disability, with respect to an individual, as: (1) a physical or ...

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Exemption for Ford fuel tanks under review (9986)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration intends to renew exemptions granted to Ford Motor Co. in regard to certain fuel tank design and certification labeling requirements. Renewal of the exemptions would enable motor carriers to continue operating commercial motor vehicles ...

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