In the Matter of Terrie Harman and Thomas McCarron
The petitioner, Terrie Harman, appeals an order of the Circuit Court (Carbon, J.) denying the request filed by her and the respondent, Thomas McCarron, to vacate their decree of divorce. We affirm.
The parties were married in 1989. In July 2014, they were granted an uncontested decree of divorce on the ground of irreconcilable differences that caused the irremediable breakdown of the mar... More...
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Josephine A. Lamprey v. Britton Construction, Inc.
The plaintiff, Josephine A. Lamprey, appeals orders of the Superior Court (Nadeau, J.) dismissing her actions against the defendants, Britton Construction, Inc. (Britton), DeStefano Architects, PLLC f/k/a Lisa B. DeStefano (DeStefano) and Dave Sherwood, pursuant to the statutes of limitations and repose. See RSA 508:4 (2010); RSA 508:4-b (2010). We affirm in part, reverse in part and remand. More...
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Northern Security Insurance Company v. Michael Connors
The petitioner, Northern Security Insurance Company (Northern Security), appeals an order of the Superior Court (McHugh, J.), denying its motion for summary judgment and granting the cross-motion for summary judgment of respondent Michael Connors. The trial court ruled that Northern Security has a duty to defend respondent Connors in a civil lawsuit pending in Rockingham County Superior Court, Rei... More...
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J & M Lumber and Construction Company, Inc. v. J. Robert Smyjunas, Jr.
In these consolidated cases, the defendant, J. Robert Smyjunas, Jr., appeals the jury verdict against him in favor of the plaintiff, J & M Lumber and Construction Company, Inc. (J & M), and J & M appeals the decision of the Superior Court (Vaughan, J.) to award prejudgment interest from the date of J & M’s 2008 writ of summons. We affirm.
The plaintiff, Dean J. Waterfield, appeals an order of the Superior Court (Barry, J.) granting summary judgment in favor of the defendants, Meredith Corporation, John Doe Anchorperson(s), and John Doe On-Site Reporter. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand.
The trial court found or the record supports the following facts. In March 2001, the plaintiff married Stephanie Waterfield.... More...
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IMS Health, Inc. and Verispan, LLC v. Kelly A. Ayotte, New Hampshire Attorney General
The spiraling cost of brand-name prescription drugs is a matter of great concern to government at every level. New Hampshire has attempted to curb this escalating problem by enacting innovative legislation. Certain affected companies have challenged New Hampshire's legislative response, and that challenge raises important constitutional questions that lie at the intersection of free speech and cyb... More...
The plaintiff, chairman of a publicly-traded company, brought suit against the defendant, a newspaper reporter, for defamation and false light invasion of privacy. At the end of the trial, the jury returned a sizeable verdict in favor of the plaintiff on his claim for false light invasion of privacy, but a take-nothing verdict on the defamation claim. For the reasons stated below, we vacate the ju... More...
This case presents, once again, see Liberty Mut. Ins. Co. v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 260 F.3d 54 (1st Cir. 2001), the vexing question of how to interpret an "advertising injury" clause in a general commercial liability ("GCL") policy. EKCO Housewares, Inc., a subsidiary of EKCO Group, Inc. (collectively "the EKCO companies"), markets kitchen products, some of which it makes itself. Among its product... More...
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CHARLES G. DOUGLAS, III v. CAROLINE G. DOUGLAS
This case arises from a libel for divorce filed by the plaintiff, Charles G. Douglas , III, against the defendant, Caroline G. Douglas . The parties, both attorneys, were married in 1991. Between 1990 and 1996, they practiced law together, first under the firm name of Douglas & George, and later as Douglas & Douglas . In 1996, the plaintiff filed a libel for divorce citing irreconcilable di... More...
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A.J. Faigin v. Jim Kelly, et al.
Libel, slander and assault claims relating to statements made by Kelly, a former NFL
quarterback, against Faigin and Greg Lustig Pro Sports which negotiated a
professional sports contract for Kelly with the Buffalo Bills in 1986. Kelly was
paid $8.5 million by the Bills. In 1992, Kelly wrote his autobiography
"Armed and Dangerous" in which he claimed that he fired Greg Lustig Pro
Sports a... More...