Respondent Wins Judgment (1/11/2018)
A Nevada shopping center owes one of its tenants short of half a million dollars because it allowed another tenant to provide access to slot machines to its customers.
Anti-SLAPP Motion Slapped (12/22/2017)
Ralphs, Food – 4 - Less, and Foods Co. were successful in banning trespassers from harassing customers as they entered and left two of their San Diego California area stores.
Bar Insured (12/7/2017)
An invitation to a private party on February 15, 2010, where Muddy Rivers, a Grand Forks bar, provided an open bar for its off-duty employees and guests, resulted in intoxicated patrons.
Insurance Covers Costs (11/16/2017)
An unusual court case in New Jersey has features a shopping center owner attempting to force a tenant to reimburse the center for legal costs.
Passing The Buck (11/2/2017)
A married couple in New Jersey has sued several businesses following an injury the husband of the couple suffered.
Customary Operations (10/19/2017)
Owners of an Ohio shopping center have avoided an attempt to take control of the center and perhaps even more targets if possible.
Watch Pallet Placement (10/5/2017)
An injury a shopper suffered while on a visit to a Tennessee retail store illustrates how blame can easily pass to retail merchants.
The injury occurred while the shopper was visiting an Aldi store. As she reached the frozen-food section ...
Disabilities Omnibus Case Severed (9/21/2017)
Actions taken by a disabled customer have proven costly for a Florida shopping center owner as well as the other owner. As a likely result, the center’s owner and certain tenants could face ...
An Event Of Default (9/7/2017)
A dispute involving a Florida shopping center, located on Sanibel Island, and a bank lender has not turned out the way the two businesses and their successors have hoped.
Sloppy Disabled Access Claim (8/24/2017)
Lack of a viable argument has apparently doomed any chance that a California shopping center customer will achieve a goal he has set. That goal is to force the tenant’s owners to recognize his special needs.
Case Dismissed, But … (8/10/2017)
A waste of time and money is the outcome of a lawsuit involving Fort Gatlin Shopping Center in south Florida as well as with certain tenants of the shopping center.
Items Left Behind Still Stolen (7/20/2017)
An attempt to steal merchandise from a California Walmart store must have employees there shaking their heads in disbelief at the boldness-or perhaps stupidity-of the thieves.
Day Late Payment (7/6/2017)
The future looks bleak for a certain shopping center lessee in Louisiana. That’s because the shopping center, New River, reportedly fell behind in paying the rental fee that the center’s owners charge.
Insufficient Assessment Evidence (6/22/2017)
Owners of an Oregon shopping center can’t catch a break, or so it seems. That unfortunate shopping center, Lighthouse Square, is located in Lincoln City, and has been plagued by a persistence decline in the number of tenants.
Wrong Defendants (6/8/2017)
An injury that occurred at a California shopping center apparently lacks the vital ingredient needed to pinpoint blame.
Denials Omitted (5/25/2017)
An Ohio company with shopping center ties has worked against odds for a cause. That cause is to defend against charges of failure to stand by the commitments made when borrowing money.
Definition “Shopping Center” (5/11/2017)
Owners of a California shopping center have learned the hard way how difficult it can be to properly define the property they lease. That’s true for the present—but even more so for the future. As proof, consider the lengthy conflict ...
”FAST” Fails (4/27/2017)
Attempts have failed to prove that an Illinois-based shopping center incorrectly calculated the amount of property taxes owed.
”In Good Faith” Dealings (4/6/2017)
Part-owners of an Oregon shopping center have apparently forced a tenant to conform to the center’s rules regarding expansions.
Possession of Burglar Tool (3/23/2017)
Thieves are increasingly using bold and relatively new methods to steal from shopping center tenants.
An example of that disturbing trend occurred recently in the City of New York, Richmond County at ...
Slippery When Algae ‑ Continued (3/8/2017)
Lengthy efforts to prove that its premises are safe for shoppers in winter have paid off for owners of a Louisiana shopping center.
The shopping center is Acadiana Mall of Delaware, located in Lafayette, and the issue of safety arose when a visitor suffered an ...
No Union Dancing, For Now (2/23/2017)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has good reason to rejoice after a recent victory in a legal battle with union leaders. That win could likely prevent disruption of businesses at Wal-Mart stores nationwide.
Snake Bitten (2/2/2017)
A rattlesnake that bit a customer while the customer shopped at a Wal-Mart store in West Virginia has stirred up quite a bit of controversy.
The Wal-Mart store is located in Clarkston, and the customer had gone to the store to ...
Which Insurance Company Pays? (1/19/2017)
Owners of a New York shopping center have found themselves in the middle of a dispute primarily involving insurance companies.
... the cause of the dispute focuses on the question of which of the two is ...
Case Against the Rules (1/5/2017)
Hopeful planners with a goal of becoming an addition to a California shopping center have, for now at least, failed to achieve their objective.
The Open and Obvious Rule (12/22/2016)
A customer of a Stein Mart store located in a Nashville, TN, shopping area has failed in her attempt to blame Stein Mart for an injury she suffered ...
Untimely Claim (12/8/2016)
Efforts to oust a tenant from a shopping center located in the Virgin Islands of the United States have seemingly gone the way the center’s owners have hoped.
Problems With Duplicative Maintenance (11/17/2016)
Problems related to a customer’s injury at a New Jersey shopping center are finally resolved, though not to the satisfaction of everyone involved.
The shopping center owner is Paramount Realty Services, Inc., and the customer’s injury occurred on a snowy ...
Wood vs Steel (11/10/2016)
An attempt by the owner of a Delaware shopping center to block changes to a nearby billboard has, for now at least, been unsuccessful.
Consecutive Sentences Affirmed (10/6/2016)
A ruthless robber of shopping centers and other businesses in Ohio is now behind bars after avoiding apprehension much too long.
Here is just a quick glimpse ...
No Common Area Construction (9/22/2016)
Owners of a Michigan shopping center have forced a tenant to abandon plans calling for the center’s configuration.
The shopping center, located in the Calhoun area of the state, is governed by a “declaration of property assignment.” A problem arose when ...
Expansion Okayed (9/8/2016)
Efforts to block expansion of Heritage Shopping Center in Pineville, N.J., have apparently fallen short of the desired goal.
The opponent of the expansion, which is planned at the location in South Brunswick, is the owner of ...
Watch Your Ramp (8/25/2016)
A Florida court of law has assisted in establishing blame for personal injuries that occur in and around the state’s many shopping centers.
The precedent for the legal action in this case arose after a tenant’s fulltime employee suffered an injury while on ...
“Oh, really?” DUI (8/18/2016)
A Pennsylvania shopping center was the recent scene of an unusual motor vehicle accident.
The shopping center is Crafton-Ingram in Ingram Borough. And the accident baffled local police after shopping center personnel called them to the scene to investigate. First, they discovered ...
Center Shooting (8/4/2016)
A Mississippi shopping center was the recent scene of a shooting that targeted a local businessman.
The shooting incident occurred at Appleridge Shopping Center in Hinds County following a disagreement between two ...
Minimum One Accessible Route (7/21/2016)
The list of customers suing shopping center owners on charges of failure to obey the strict standards of the Americans with Disability Act just keeps getting larger and larger.
One of the latest such charges is aimed at the owners of the Wykagyl Shopping Center in ...
IRS and Unsubstantiated Expenses (7/7/2016)
The owner of a failed business that was previously located at a shopping mall in Laurel, Maryland, has had to contend with serious accusations by the Internal Revenue Service. The charges: ...
ADA compliance (6/23/2016)
A woman’s efforts to prove that the owners of a California shopping center discriminated against her have been mostly successful.
The shopping center is Rose Village, located in Roseville. And the woman claiming discrimination had been visiting there, among other reasons, to dine at one of the center’s restaurants. What she found ...
47 Seconds, Not Enough Time for Clean-up (6/9/2016)
Controversy over an injury that occurred at a Louisiana Wal-Mart store has finally reached a determination.
The Wal-Mart store is located in a shopping area in Prairieville. And the injury occurred when a shopper was at the store and accompanied ...
Insurance Only Covers Defense (5/26/2016)
Noxious odor detected at an Arizona shopping center has led to a lengthy lawsuit involving the center’s hired contractors.
The shopping center is The Shoppes at Legacy House in Mesa. And the center hired the contractors to install plumbing pipes and fixtures. The chosen contractors then hired a subcontractor ...
Cameras Are Deterrents (5/12/2016)
An assault that occurred at a South Carolina shopping mall has concluded with a favorable outcome for the assault victim.
The shopping mall is Columbia Center, in Columbia, and the assault occurred in a corridor just outside the mall’s women’s restroom. The victim had left the main area of the center and entered a hallway that led ...
Property Owner Allowed To Sell (4/28/2016)
Time is apparently running out for the debt-plagued proprietor of a New Mexico strip shopping center.
The center is an eight-unit property located in Albuquerque, and the proprietor has lately been struggling to retain the property’s control.
Stalker Processed Properly (4/14/2016)
Charges that an Illinois man harassed a shopping center employee where she worked has apparently ended with a favorable outcome for the employee.
The alleged harassment of the employee occurred where she works at ...
Access For Disabled (4/1/2016)
Owners of a California shopping center have successfully responded to charges that they took inappropriate safety measures with their handicapped customers.
Located in San Diego, Midway Shopping Center faced specific charges that its owners erred in not properly assisting paraplegic customers during their visits.
Ambiguous Lease Not A Guarantee (3/17/2016)
Efforts of a Colorado shopping center landlord to oust an unwanted tenant from the premises have not gone as smoothly as the landlord had hoped.
The shopping center, Montview, owned by HIT Inc., is located in Aurora, and the tenant operates a business there named Platinum Play Family Fun and Event Center. That arrangement, however, turned ...
Competitor Approved (2/25/2016)
The owners of a New Jersey supermarket have so far failed in their lengthy efforts to prevent a competitor to locate nearby.
The owners of the supermarket, Village Supermarkets, Inc., lease property in the Township of Hanover. And those owners challenged ...