WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court will determine if hospitals with a church
affiliation qualify for a church pension plan or if they must follow federal laws for pension benefits, a decision that would have a grave financial impact on hospitals.
SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court ruled on Dec. 2 that employers using asbestos-containing products and premises containing asbestos have a legal duty to household members who are also exposed to the mineral through other persons.
FREMONT – The restraining order issued against the California house of a suspected casino money launderer has been reaffirmed by the court as authorities believe that the property might have been purchased using laundered money.
SAN FRANCISCO – A California court declared that Great Divide, the insurance company handling the concerns of the San Francisco 49ers, should share the burden of the costs brought about by the state court action filed against the security services in the arena.