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Former Band Member Sues The Roots
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2017

Frank “Knuckles” Walker, a musician and percussionist best known as a former member of the band The Roots, recently filed a lawsuit against his

Quantum Tarantino: Determining the Validity and Monetary Value of a Quantum Meruit Claim for Personal Care Services
  • WEL Partners
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

In Tarantino v Galvano 2017 ONSC 3535 (CanLII), Justice Kristjanson of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was faced with the difficult task of

Illinois Appellate Court Attempts to Draw the Line Between Contract and Quasi-Contract; Holds That Quantum Meruit Is Only Available Where Disputed Work is Outside the “General Subject Matter” of the Contract
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Archon Construction Co. v. U.S. Shelter, LLC, 2017 Ill. App. LEXIS 197 (March 31, 2017) U.S. Shelter, LLC, a developer, undertook to develop a new

Quantum meruit or damages?
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • May 31 2017

VCAT has ordered the owners to pay a builder $660,526.41 by way of a quantum meruit following the termination of a building contract; a sum which was

Factoring and leading with your chin
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • May 24 2017

Factoring agreements are very popular with subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry, assisting cash-flow by providing a line of

Quantum Meruit Recovery Is Alive, But Don’t Rely On It
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • February 27 2017

Washington’s Court of Appeals, Division III, recently weighed in on the application of quantum meruit recovery when timely notice is at issue. In

Plaintiff’s Efforts to Capitalize off of General Mills’ “Gluten Free” Mishap Shut Down in the District of Oregon
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Last year, I posted about a couple of recently filed putative class action lawsuits against General Mills related to their Cheerios cereals. One of

Reasonable Notice - August 2016
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • August 25 2016

Do I still get reasonable notice? That is a very good question, and until very recently we would have said, Yes! For those without an agreed period

The High Court Recognises the Concept of a Remedial Constructive Trust
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • June 28 2016

The High Court has recognised the remedial constructive trust, as part of the evolution of equitable remedies. In Finnegan v Hand, the plaintiff, was

Texas District Court Rejects Rail Contractor’s Delay and Prompt Payment Claims and Awards Owner More Than $3 Million
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2016

The contractor contracted with owner to install 65 miles of railroad track, for a price of $12,206,666. The owner had engaged another contractor to