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Wait, you're not housekeeping!

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2014

A dozen police SWAT team members in full body armor, with weapons at the ready, stampede into a hotel guest room with hotel management's assistance

Excessive celebration - penalty declined

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2014

In a fact-intensive case, the Louisiana Appellate Court has reestablished clearer guidance in the area of premises liability and noted an important

Hilton avoids class certification over timeshare telemarketing

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2014

Hilton Grand Vacation, a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide, Inc., recently avoided a class action certification in the Southern District of California

Breaking brackets: is gambling on March Madness illegal?

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

It's March Madness, Baby! That's right, for the next three weeks you probably won't go a single day without hearing: "Hey, how is your bracket doing

Marriott to face trial in Maryland over terrorist bombing in Pakistan

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2013

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a Maryland U.S. District Court decision to dismiss a wrongful death suit brought against

Multiple dangers of meth labs in hotels

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

A quick Internet search sheds a bright light on the dangers to hotels if guest rooms are used for methamphetamine, or "meth," production. There are

When you check out, don't forget the shampoo: hotel consumables qualify for the Texas resale exemption from sales tax

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

Hotels stock rooms with soaps, shampoos, conditioners, mouthwashes, shower caps, pens, notepads and similar non-reusable consumable items (hotel

Hilton not liable to guests for terrorist attack in Egypt

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

In October 2004, a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck into the lobby of the Taba Hilton near the border between Egypt and Israel in the Sinai Peninsula

KFC franchise guarantors not subject to mint julep jurisdiction

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Franchise agreements are often signed by single purpose entities that are not income-tax-paying entities and that own only the franchised business for a particular location

Franchisor escapes franchisee food fight

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

After an allegedly racially motivated fight over a free hamburger between a franchisee's employee and his supervisor in which the employee was knocked unconscious, the franchisor, McDonald’s, was sued in U.S. District Court in Memphis along with the franchisee and the supervisor