Be sure you document the acceptance of a counteroffer in writing and make sure parties comply with specified deadlines.The parties to a New Mexico residential transaction didn't do that, and the result was a lawsuit that worked its way up to the state Court of Appeals.
Is a broker guilty of unfair competition and business practices if he affiliates several salespeople who, while employed by another broker, were trained in particular sales, farming, and advertising techniques?
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down an award of $2 million in punitive damages won by an Alabama man who claimed that his car dealer had partly repainted a BMW automobile before selling it to him in 1990.
Developers who willfully fill wetlands will face prosecution. That's the word from federal prosecutors in the wake of the conviction of a Maryland developer who allegedly destroyed 70 acres of wetlands near the Potomac River.