- 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 ...
- Co-Tenancy Provision Dispute (2/11/2016)
Recovery from the loss of two major tenants has proven unusually problematic for the owners of a West Virginia shopping center.
The owners of the shopping center, One-Gateway Associates, LLC, ran into problems that began when the primary anchor tenant ...
- Parking Fit(ness) (1/28/2016)
A lack of customer parking space at a California shopping center has developed into a legal clash between the center’s owner and a tenant.
The shopping center, located in Ventura County, is Seabridge Shopping Center, and the legal battle began after the tenant had leased space ...
- I Don’t Need The Police (1/14/2016)
An intruder who walked into a Maryland shopping center while carrying a loaded rifle may have years in prison to regret his actions.
That loaded-rifle incident occurred at Eastover Shopping Center in Maryland’s Prince George’s County. And the intruder was carrying the weapon because of an incident ...
- Another Out-Of-Possession Case (12/31/2015)
Proof that the customer is not always right.
Case in point: A customer of a New York shopping center has failed in her allegation that the center’s principals are liable for a mishap that she suffered on center property. She also attempted to blame the center’s principals for negligence in failing to foresee ...
- Flip Flop (12/17/2015)
A lack of evidence that a customer’s injury from a fall while at a New Jersey shopping center tenant’s store has resulted in a court judgment favoring the tenant.
The shopping center is Woodbridge Center Mall in Newark, and the tenant is a J.C. Penney store. The customer was a woman, and, at the time of her injury, she was accompanied by ...
- Employers Cannot Coerce Employees (12/3/2015)
Certain tenants at shopping centers located in San Antonia, Texas, must begin paying their employees the government-required minimum wage as well as pay for overtime.
The employees work for the tenants on a full-time basis, and they sued the tenants, charging them with violations of the ...
- Fair Use of Center Owner’s Photo (11/12/2015)
A wealthy owner of shopping centers has failed in his efforts to block an unflattering photo of him from being widely published by a distraught blogger.
The subject of the photo is an international businessman, and he objects to the candid photo because he was unaware that the camera was aimed at him, and the shot shows him standing at courtside of a basketball game while in ...
- Public Transit Can Impair Access (10/22/2015)
The owner of a Los Angeles shopping center will simply have to contend with traffic problems caused by a local “improvement” project.
That’s because the owner of the shopping center, Downey Real Estate Holdings, is forced to accept local government’s decision to stand behind its improvement project. And not only is the project now completed, but also the shopping center’s owner must pay for ...
- Case of “Secondary Gain” (10/15/2015)
A shopper’s claim that she suffered injuries at a U.S. Toy Company store in Missouri has not resulted in the outcome she feels she deserves.
The woman maintained that her injuries caused her confinement to a wheelchair. And she sued U.S. Toy, seeking ...
- Expropriated Retailers Had Value (10/1/2015)
The tenants of a Chicago-area shopping center will share in the monetary award from the confiscation of center property by eminent domain. But the sharing has been controversial.
The shopping center is Orland Park, and the tenants, five in all, had leased space there to operate stores offering various retail goods. But all that changed after the center owner accepted an offer ...
- Lease Options Ineffective (9/17/2015)
A North Carolina tenant’s misinterpretation of lease terms has led to a legal clash that the tenant’s shopping center landlord has decidedly won.
The shopping center’s owner is East Town Market, L.P., in Charlotte, and the legal problem cropped up when the tenant, 550 Foods, LLC, balked at having to vacate the premises it occupies ...
- Condemned By Highway (9/3/2015)
Compensation that the state of North Carolina owes two tenants of a Fayetteville shopping center may now simply be a matter of how much, if any, they will receive.
The shopping center is Colt Crossing, and the tenants are a Family Dollar store and a Food Lion store. At issue is whether the state can force the tenants to allow the state to acquire them both by condemnation.
- Bank Control (8/20/2015)
The outcome of a dispute over the financing of an Illinois shopping center has not turned out the way the center’s principles had hoped.
The Schauburg center has had a troubled history from the time hopeful buyers began negotiations with one particular bank for the needed financing. That bank, BMO Harris Bank National Association, agreed to finance the sale, but would lend funds only ...
- Tow Justice (8/6/2015)
Do owners of shopping centers have a legal right to tow seemingly abandoned vehicles from the center’s parking area?
That question recently arose in Texas when a car owner left his vehicle parked at a Houston shopping center to attend to business elsewhere. And when he returned ...
- Gross Rewards (7/23/2015)
The outcome of a dispute between owners of a Los Angeles shopping center and a tenant revolves around the interpretation each has of “gross sales.”
- Dismissal Denied (7/9/2015)
Blame for an injury a shopper suffered at a New York shopping center has now focused on a tenant of the property.
The tenant is Ban Do International, Inc., which operates a clothing store at the center. And the shopper’s injury results from a fall that he claims was caused by a patch of ice on ...
- Own Error (6/25/2015)
A tenant of a California shopping center will receive $1.4 million for damage attributed to water intrusion in the tenant’s leased ...
- A Roadway is “A Roadway” (6/4/2015)
A woman who tripped and fell while attempting to cross a street to reach an Illinois shopping center has failed in her efforts to blame the center’s owners for her resulting injury.
- Deceased Win (5/21/2015)
Thirteen years after an elderly man suffered a hip injury from a fall at a Massachusetts shopping center, justice may finally have reached a conclusion in the ensuing lawsuit.
The shopping center is Liberty Tree Mall in Danvers. And the injured man died before a state court could rule ...
- 30 For 500 (5/7/2015)
The armed robber who held up a tenant of a Kentucky shopping center has finally exhausted all legal claims of his innocence.
The shopping center is located in Fayette, and the robbery occurred in mid-morning on a summer day at ...
- Cell Phone with 99 Year Term (4/23/2015)
The innocent plea by a man accused of the armed robbery of a Texas shopping center tenant has been judged “unconvincing.”
The robbery occurred at a strip shopping center in Fort Worth. And the robber, wearing a mask, entered the tenant’s store to steal a Samsung Galaxy S3 phone and ...
- Property Valuation Appeal Successful (10/6/2011)
A lengthy struggle to lower the tax value of a North Carolina shopping center has paid off big for the center’s owners.
The shopping center is Blue Ridge Mall in Hendersonville. And a controversy over the center’s value began four years ago. That’s when the county in which the center is located ruled that the property’s worth for tax purposes is $11,496,000.
- Subtenant “Tenant Rights” Denied (9/22/2011)
A branch bank that operates at an Ohio shopping center must accept denial of rights afforded to those of regular tenants.
The shopping center is Avery Square in Dublin, and the branch bank is a unit of JP Morgan Chase. That branch, however, is located inside a Kroger supermarket ...
- Development Brings More Development (9/6/2011)
Growth in the area surrounding a Vermont planned retail development has paved the way for local approval of the controversial project.
The development, set for location in St. Albans, a town just north of Burlington, has experienced delays since it was initially proposed some 18 years ago. That was in 1993, when the owner of the site first sought permission from the local development review board to allow ...
- Gross Receipts Fall, Lease Terminated (8/23/2011)
- Lease Requirements Apply to Extensions (8/10/2011)
- Teachers vs Taxman (7/27/2011)
- Centers Argue
"Too Much Traffic" (7/13/2011)
- Open and Obvious Black Ice (6/30/2011)
- "No Problem!" Problem? (6/16/2011)
- No Vintage Cars, Please (6/2/2011)
- Tenant Agreed to Indemnify Shopping Center (5/17/2011)
- Church Evicts Dance Studio (5/5/2011)
- Pawn Shop Restrictions (4/20/2011)
- Can't Hide by Not Registering (4/7/2011)
- Sign on the Dotted Line (3/24/2011)
- Center Not Responsible For Contractor's Debris (3/9/2011)
- Void For Uncertainty (2/23/2011)
- Lease Terms Apply to Penalty (2/10/2011)
- Lease Terms Don't Apply to Expansion (1/25/2011)
- Extension Not Automatic (1/11/2011)
- Restaurant Owners Cooked (12/21/2010)
- You Can Fight the Property Taxman (12/7/2010)
- At Least Try to Mitigate Your Loses (11/16/2010)
- Shopping Center VS
Greedy Contractor (10/25/2010)
- Abort Closing Sale Ads (10/20/2010)
- Free Speech and the Shopping Center (10/4/2010)
- Elevator Bites Man (9/28/2010)
- "Better Late Than Never"
Not in California (9/22/2010)
- Beware of Kiosks (9/15/2010)
- Arbitration Trumps District Court (8/6/2010)
- Fault Standoff (6/20/2010)
- Forever, Whatever (6/6/2010)
- Refined Design (5/23/2010)
- Criss Cross Confusion (5/3/2010)
- Status Quo Prevails (4/25/2010)
- Center Fights Roadway Change (4/18/2010)
- Positively Adverse Possession (4/11/2010)
- Bad Trip Faller’s Fault (4/5/2010)
- Inc. Spoils Suit (3/29/2010)
- Dry Cleaner's Toxic Leak (3/21/2010)
- Planning Board Over-Reaches its Grasp (3/14/2010)
- The $33,000 Question (3/8/2010)
- No Mulligan for Golf Cart Case (2/21/2010)
- Slip-and-Fall Suit Falls on its Face (2/7/2010)
- Dark Anchor, Happy Rainbow (2/1/2010)
- DEP-System Trumps Objectors (1/24/2010)
- Appraising the Situation (1/11/2010)
- About Race, About Face (1/3/2010)
- Waiving Rights Goodbye (12/20/2009)
- Check Back on That (12/13/2009)
- The Fall of the...Usher (11/29/2009)
- Secret Lease Addendum: Fail (11/22/2009)
- Icing Issues (11/15/2009)
- What’s Just Compensation? (11/8/2009)
- Mall Cops and Minor Crime (11/1/2009)
- Who Takes the Fall? (10/25/2009)
- Mugging Not Center’s Fault (10/18/2009)
- Can’t Reassign a Lease in Default (10/4/2009)
- Jerman Fights Cookie Tax (9/27/2009)
- You Can't Beat Walmart (9/20/2009)
- (Re-) Let it Be (9/13/2009)
- A Concession Stand Off (8/30/2009)
- Beer-Wine-Drug Combo Nixed (8/23/2009)
- Bar None (8/16/2009)
- No Proof, No Case (8/9/2009)
- Separate Leases, Separate Terms (8/2/2009)
- Blight Fight (7/26/2009)
- Broker Loses Midas Touch (7/19/2009)
- Minor Shoplifting Issues (7/12/2009)
- Bad Trip Not Store’s Fault (6/28/2009)
- After Hours Death Not Alley’s Fault (6/21/2009)
- Paying the Price for Shoplifting (6/15/2009)
- Insuring Trouble (6/7/2009)
- No Harm, No Foul (6/1/2009)
- Plumber in the Hot Seat (5/17/2009)
- Transfer=Tax Trouble (5/1/2009)
- Too Late for Second Thoughts (4/26/2009)
- Free Parking (4/19/2009)
- A Sign of Trouble (4/12/2009)
- Sad, But Not Fraud (4/5/2009)
- Booze Biz Gets Thumbs Up (3/29/2009)
- Using The Pessimism Defense (3/22/2009)
- Too Late to Remediate (3/16/2009)
- New Roof’s No Protection (3/8/2009)
- Shortcuts and Abrasions (3/1/2009)
- A Taxing Situation (2/23/2009)
- Off-Premise Crimes Don’t Count (2/8/2009)
- Get it in Writing (2/1/2009)
- Overtaxed (1/18/2009)
- Giant Faces Down Sam's Club (1/11/2009)
- Water Wars (1/4/2009)
- Cash or Coupons = Compete (12/20/2008)
- Into the Breach (12/13/2008)
- Close Enough for Mass. (12/3/2008)
- No Bollards, No Problem (11/30/2008)
- Murder Unforseeable (11/23/2008)
- Under the (Cable) Wire (11/16/2008)
- Condemnation – “Value-Subtracted” (11/10/2008)
- Fired Up Tenant Loses (11/3/2008)
- Confusing Appeal Fails (10/26/2008)
- A Good Precedent (10/20/2008)
- Easement Not So Easy (10/9/2008)
- Shrewd Operator (10/5/2008)
- Bad Lot for Cop (9/28/2008)
- No-Fault Flood (9/20/2008)
- Letting Their Guard Down (9/12/2008)
- Not a Whiff of Fraud (9/7/2008)
- Not a Good Sign (8/23/2008)
- Skate Suit Fails (8/15/2008)
- Not A Loan (8/8/2008)
- Almost Iced by Petal Politics (8/3/2008)
- Successor Claim Fails (7/25/2008)
- A Bad Move (7/18/2008)
- A Taxing Situation (7/11/2008)
- Business Contract, Personal Liability (7/3/2008)
- The Hole Truth (6/27/2008)
- Reneging, Repercussions (6/13/2008)
- Limited Interest (6/5/2008)
- Mistaken Assumption (5/30/2008)
- Rent-Reduction Rights and Wrongs (5/12/2008)
- Suit Thwarted by Ownership Maze (5/9/2008)
- No Parking (5/4/2008)
- Contractor Loses Blame Game (4/25/2008)
- Get it In Writing (4/17/2008)
- The Seventy-Five Percent Solution (4/13/2008)
- Lease Beats Lawsuit (4/6/2008)
- A Killer Question (3/28/2008)
- Lawsuit a Trivial Pursuit (3/20/2008)
- Center Gets an F for Fraud (3/16/2008)
- Park ‘N” Shop (‘N’ Pray) (3/9/2008)
- Ironclad Deadline Crushes Tax Plea (3/2/2008)
- Hazard a Guess on Slip-and-Fall (2/22/2008)
- You Snooze You Lose (2/10/2008)
- Drug(store) Overdose (2/3/2008)
- State Pays For Wreaking Havoc (1/25/2008)
- Bounced Check Pays Off (1/20/2008)
- The (Food) Lion’s Share (1/14/2008)
- When “As-Is” Stinks (1/4/2008)
- Flickering Fixture Fire (12/21/2007)
- Timing is Everything (12/14/2007)
- Case Weighs Hearsay (12/7/2007)
- No Safety Net for Negligence (11/30/2007)
- Sublease Pitfall (11/25/2007)
- Fee Foe Loses Appeal (11/16/2007)
- An Escalating Need for Evidence (11/11/2007)
- Blight Costs MO Money (10/18/2007)
- Private Entrance (10/14/2007)
- TIF Tiff (10/5/2007)
- Uneasy Easement (9/30/2007)
- Kings Rule: No Protests (9/21/2007)
- Take a Hike (Back) (9/15/2007)
- Disputing The 5 Percent Solution (9/7/2007)
- Slip in Time (8/24/2007)
- Getting Into Deptford (8/19/2007)
- Parceled Out (8/10/2007)
- All’s Well That Ends Well (8/5/2007)
- On Omission (7/27/2007)
- Lease Theatrics (7/22/2007)
- Penney Saved in Slip and Fall (7/15/2007)
- Implied Deal Good As Written (7/8/2007)
- Gate Not Permitted (6/29/2007)
- Security Free (6/22/2007)
- A Lot of Obvious Danger (6/15/2007)
- It Matters: JV or Partnership? (6/10/2007)
- Absolutely Nonrefundable (Or Not) (6/1/2007)
- Open and Obvious Danger (5/18/2007)
- Seepage, Smells Irk Tenant (5/12/2007)
- Doctored Development (5/6/2007)
- Nice Try, But No Dice (4/29/2007)
- A Taxing Situation (4/21/2007)
- Water: Slippery When Wet (4/15/2007)
- Snafu Burns Payless (4/8/2007)
- Define “Act” (4/1/2007)
- Wal-Mart Foes Grasp at Straws (3/25/2007)
- Easement Argument (3/16/2007)
- Dueling Duties: Look vs. Care (3/11/2007)
- Small Pond, Big Problem (3/4/2007)
- Inconvenient, Not Harrassment (2/25/2007)
- The Holdover Clause (2/11/2007)
- It’s Not Easy Being Green (2/4/2007)
- "Unhealthy" Claim Just a Lot of Hot Air (1/28/2007)
- In The Zone (1/21/2007)
- Trucked-Up Property (1/6/2007)
- Up on the Rooftop... (12/17/2006)
- Rework Won’t Work (12/10/2006)
- Mall: No Slip and Fall Fault (12/3/2006)
- Implied Duty Rates Worker’s Comp (11/26/2006)
- Objections Arbitrary, Capricious, Unreasonable (11/17/2006)
- MA Sets Snow Rules for TX (11/10/2006)
- Move Out, Pay the Price (11/5/2006)
- Liable Only in Theory? (10/28/2006)
- DOT on Target (10/19/2006)
- Snow Fall (10/15/2006)
- Perpetual Motion (10/8/2006)
- Consistent, If Not Compatible (10/1/2006)
- An Earnest Dealbreaker (9/24/2006)
- Encroachment Power Play (8/27/2006)
- Donation Solicitation (8/20/2006)
- Still Enough to Convict (8/13/2006)
- Falling in Memphis (8/6/2006)
- Condemnation On Token Payment (7/30/2006)
- Fired Up Over Destroyed Evidence (7/23/2006)
- Burden of Proof (7/14/2006)
- Excuses Not Reasons (7/7/2006)
- Addressing Exclusivity (7/2/2006)
- Lease Trumps Late Pays (6/23/2006)
- Wal-Mart Not to Blame (6/18/2006)
- Shoprite In Wrong (6/11/2006)
- Can’t Get Around Access Limit (6/4/2006)
- Lease Gets More (5/19/2006)
- A Taxing Situation (5/12/2006)
- Prudence and the Signage (5/5/2006)
- Sales=Tax Value? (4/29/2006)
- Talking Trash (4/21/2006)
- Ailing Mall Wins Tax Break (4/16/2006)
- Bad Tenant Troubles (4/9/2006)
- Foreseeability Key (4/2/2006)
- For Eyes (3/26/2006)
- Warning: Fallen Warning Sign (3/18/2006)
- Mall Walk Like A Walk in the Park (3/11/2006)
- Not Spot Zoned (3/5/2006)
- Drive-Through Decision (2/25/2006)
- Fall’s Faller’s Fault (2/12/2006)
- Verdict: Not Liable (2/5/2006)
- Fight Off the Clock (1/29/2006)
- Waffling on Lease Terms (1/20/2006)
- The 10 Percent Solution (1/7/2006)
- Center’s Neighbors Demand Demolition (12/30/2005)
- Property Appreciation (12/18/2005)
- “Extended Premises” Has Limitations (12/11/2005)
- Can’t Court-Order Permits (12/3/2005)
- Re-Appraising the Situation (11/19/2005)
- Cart Suit Crumbles (11/13/2005)
- Renew or Renege? (11/6/2005)
- Misty and Dim...Slip and Fall (10/30/2005)
- Why Sue Dillard's? (10/23/2005)
- Store Couldn’t Foresee Attack (10/16/2005)
- Guilt By Association (10/9/2005)
- Not Nice But Not Unlawful (10/2/2005)
- A Series of Unfortunate Events (9/22/2005)
- In Fire, Who’s To Blame? (9/18/2005)
- Amendments, Arguments (9/9/2005)
- Perc Costs Big (8/26/2005)
- Tenant Can’t Have It Both Ways (8/21/2005)
- Rape Unforeseeable (8/14/2005)
- Post-Traumatic Worker’s Comp (8/7/2005)
- Fire! (7/31/2005)
- A Taxing Situation (7/24/2005)
- Security Saves the Day (7/15/2005)
- Contractor Loses on Technicality (7/10/2005)
- Defining Noncompete (6/26/2005)
- OH Says No to Trip and Fall (6/19/2005)
- He Who Hesitates (6/12/2005)
- Bikes, Automobiles, and Shopping Centers (6/5/2005)
- Prove It! (5/21/2005)
- Can’t Sue Over Optical Illusion (5/14/2005)
- One’s Man’s Blight… (5/8/2005)
- Lots of Work (4/24/2005)
- Do Wal-Mart Coolers Violate Lease? (4/17/2005)
- Unlit Light Costs Center (4/10/2005)
- Tenant Shalt Not Go Dark (4/3/2005)
- Greenland Loses Zoning Battle (3/27/2005)
- Six Year Mistake (3/20/2005)
- 9/11 Tax Break (3/13/2005)
- Disputed Cleanup Compromise Ruled Fair (3/6/2005)
- Environmentalism…or Elitism? (2/27/2005)
- Playing the Percentages (2/13/2005)
- Aloha Solicitors (1/28/2005)
- Lease Shell Game (1/23/2005)
- Refereeing a Referendum (1/16/2005)
- Anchors Away! (But Rents Go On) (1/9/2005)
- Fry Suit Won’t Fly (12/18/2004)
- Nugget No Longer Lawyers’ Goldmine (12/12/2004)
- A Lot's Not Covered (12/4/2004)
- Barefoot Man Must Be ‘Shooed’ (11/19/2004)
- Free Speech or Trespass? (11/14/2004)
- Common Charges Through the Roof (11/7/2004)
- Weather or Not Fines OK (10/31/2004)
- Can't Grandfather Noncompete (10/24/2004)
- Whose Fault Is Assault? (10/10/2004)
- Late? Later! (10/3/2004)
- Missing Million A Tip-Off (9/26/2004)
- Lawyer’s Plan a Lose, Lose (9/19/2004)
- Washed Up Laundry Costs Big (9/12/2004)
- Mall Makes Simple Aggravated (8/27/2004)
- Nordstrom’s Defining Moment (8/22/2004)
- Alcohol and Logic Clearly Don’t Mix (8/15/2004)
- Wal-Mart Rebuked for Citizen Arrest (8/8/2004)
- Security Protects Mall (8/1/2004)
- Taxes Based On Outlet Income (7/25/2004)
- Center Bears Some Assault Fault (7/18/2004)
- Can’t Sue for Snow (7/11/2004)
- Developer Hopes Dashed By DelDOT? (6/27/2004)
- Slip and Mall (6/20/2004)
- Sugarcreek Sour At Wal-Mart Win (6/13/2004)
- Labor Pains (6/6/2004)
- Lack of Appeal Hurts Claimant (5/23/2004)
- When Can a Contract Expand? (5/16/2004)
- Re-Zoning Out (5/7/2004)
- MA Sides With Property Owner (5/2/2004)
- Cited for Breach of Lease (4/23/2004)
- Mission: Responsible (But Not Much) (4/18/2004)
- Phased Out (4/9/2004)
- Insuring Security (4/4/2004)
- Common Sense -- Not Common Area (3/28/2004)
- Goof Won’t Amount to Much (3/21/2004)
- Environmental Concerns Just Hot Air (3/14/2004)
- Association is Meadowlark 'Lemon' (3/6/2004)
- Lift Fault Falls on Store (2/20/2004)
- Store Can Close in Erie Case (2/8/2004)
- Developer Tripped Up in Ownership Shuffle (1/30/2004)
- Protests Protested at Strip Club (1/25/2004)
- Detail of Buyer’s Remorse (1/11/2004)
- End Justifies Means (1/5/2004)
- Can’t Sober Up Here –
Even At Midnight (12/19/2003)
- “De” Fence and Offense (12/14/2003)
- Donut Cannot Overburden Easement (12/7/2003)
- Center Has the “Blight” Stuff for Aid (12/3/2003)
- Lot of Dispute Over “Free Ride” (11/23/2003)
- Negotiating LA Law (Louisiana Law, That Is) (11/16/2003)
- Office Unwelcome By Retail Neighbors (11/10/2003)
- Condemnation Award A Win-Win for Winn-Dixie (11/2/2003)
- May Triumphs Over AZ Tax (10/26/2003)
- Zoned Out (10/19/2003)
- Potential Phone-y Premise for Lawsuit (10/12/2003)
- Bargain Basement (10/5/2003)
- An Ice Deal for Wal-Mart (9/28/2003)
- Highway Decision Makes Merchants Walk Unhappy (9/16/2003)
- Not Everything is a Landlord's Fault (9/6/2003)
- Ambiguity is an Ambiguous Concept (8/22/2003)
- Wal-Mart Wins on Technicality (8/17/2003)
- Err…Not in this Case (8/10/2003)
- Center Burned by Shorting Circuit (City) (8/4/2003)
- The Safety Dance (7/28/2003)
- The $250,000 Question (7/20/2003)
- When Easements Aren't Easy (7/13/2003)
- Old Law Spells Big Tax Break (7/7/2003)
- Police Protection (6/26/2003)
- Being Squeaky Wheel Won’t Fix Leaky Roof (6/22/2003)
- Curses! Foiled by Master Plan (6/8/2003)
- Definition of Similar Stretches Only So Far (6/1/2003)
- Erie Zoning Ruling a Nightmare for C-Store (5/14/2003)
- If At First You Don’t Succeed…Appeal, Appeal Again (5/11/2003)
- Say “Cheese” (5/4/2003)
- Landlord Escapes Getting Taken to the Cleaners Over Fall (4/27/2003)
- Questioning Champion’s Value (4/18/2003)
- Iron-Clad Guarantee (4/11/2003)
- Case Just a Stab in the Dark (4/6/2003)
- Uneasy Street (3/30/2003)
- Finders Keepers…Finally (3/21/2003)
- A Taxing Situation (3/7/2003)
- Just An Agreement to Agree (3/2/2003)
- Public Land / Private Venture (2/21/2003)
- Slips Happen (2/17/2003)
- Details Win (and Lose) the Case (2/9/2003)
- Objections Over-ruled: Booze-to-Go Ok’d (1/28/2003)
- Ramp Rules Rule (1/16/2003)
- Biloxi Blues for Booted Tenant (1/6/2003)
- "One Time Right" Ruled Wrong (12/30/2002)
- Without a Lease, Case is Academic (12/16/2002)
- Spacing Deadline Means Losing Space (12/11/2002)
- Right is Right…But Not an Obligation (12/2/2002)
- Monument Clause Rock Solid (11/26/2002)
- Shell Game Tricks No One (11/13/2002)
- The High Cost of Malice (11/4/2002)
- Slippery When Wet (10/28/2002)
- Zoning Out (10/21/2002)
- Burned Out But Still Responsible (10/14/2002)
- Billboard to Distraction (10/7/2002)
- Act in Haste, Repent $30 Grand (9/24/2002)
- You Goof, You Lose (9/19/2002)
- Snow Problem (8/19/2002)
- Owner Gets Taken to the Cleaners (8/12/2002)
- Was Mis-step Mall’s Mistake? (8/5/2002)
- Talking in Circles (7/29/2002)
- Fatal Obstructions (7/24/2002)
- Western Auto Nearly Driven Out of Lincoln – for $100 (7/16/2002)
- No Soliciting…At Least Once in a While (7/8/2002)
- We Are Not Amused (7/1/2002)
- Zoning Argument All "Whet" (6/24/2002)
- Not Ideal But Not to Blame (6/10/2002)
- Bond. Invalid Bond (6/3/2002)
- Independent Contractor Gets Shock – Twice (5/28/2002)
- Actual Size May Vary (5/24/2002)
- Character Assassination Not Covered By Worker’s Comp (5/13/2002)
- Widewaters Stillwater vs. Stream and Marsh (5/6/2002)
- "Walk-Through" Inventory "Walks Out" (4/29/2002)
- No Putting Price On Potential Profits (4/24/2002)
- Less is Not More But Lease is Enough (4/15/2002)
- Taking the Offensive (4/7/2002)
- Tenant Dragged Back to Summit (4/1/2002)
- Mervyn’s Caught on Indemnity Clause (3/25/2002)
- Everyone Wants A Pizza The Action (3/18/2002)
- Caveat Emptor (3/11/2002)
- Even Wal-Mart Can’t Stop the Rain (3/4/2002)
- Cutting Out the Middle Man (2/25/2002)
- Wingtip Gets Booted at Last (2/19/2002)
- Sharing an Interest (2/4/2002)
- Playing the Percentages (1/28/2002)
- Vague Lease Leaves No One Happy (1/22/2002)
- Wal-Mart Wins Corny Decision (1/14/2002)
- No Getting Around "No-Build" (1/7/2002)
- Neighbor’s Control Drains Away (1/2/2002)
- Handy Tandy Guarantee (12/18/2001)
- Defining Character (12/10/2001)
- Hurt Kid Not Pilsen’s Problem (12/5/2001)
- Overeager Security Leads Lenox to Court (11/19/2001)
- Respect Everyone’s Rights And Everyone’s Right (11/12/2001)
- Battle in Lebanon (11/5/2001)
- Nice Try but No Go (10/22/2001)
- Who Pays for $7,500 Slip? (10/15/2001)
- Calendar Confusion (10/8/2001)
- "Mainely" Back Nonconformists (10/1/2001)
- Free Bonus (9/24/2001)
- Shell Game (9/17/2001)
- Please Remain Seated in Theater (9/4/2001)
- Tripping on a Skipped Step (8/27/2001)
- Familiarity Breeds Contempt (8/20/2001)
- An Interest-ing Decision (8/6/2001)
- Hey, Who Knew? (7/30/2001)
- Identity Crisis (7/25/2001)
- Between a Little Rock and A Hard Place (7/16/2001)
- Foresight is Forearmed (7/9/2001)
- Burn Out (7/2/2001)
- If Not Fully Satisfied….You’re Out of Luck (6/25/2001)
- Cool Deal (6/14/2001)
- Red Light….Green Light (6/4/2001)
- Lien on Me (5/29/2001)
- The Tax Man Cometh (5/21/2001)
- Horse of a Different Color (5/14/2001)
- Escape from Leavenworth (5/7/2001)
- Ignorance is Bliss (4/30/2001)
- Fair Game (4/23/2001)
- Opt In…Opt Out (4/17/2001)
- Part and Parcel (4/9/2001)
- Life May Be a Cabaret but NIMBY (4/2/2001)
- History Buys Only So Much Protection (3/20/2001)
- Hard Luck Tenant Day Late and a Dollar Short (3/9/2001)
- Finders Keepers (3/2/2001)
- A Stabbing Pain (2/16/2001)
- Dangers of Trippin’ on Pot(holes) (2/5/2001)
- Little Caesar Came, Saw, Conquered Increase (1/29/2001)
- Or Was That an Agreement to Agree to Agree? (1/9/2001)
- A Deli Does Not a Forum Make (12/27/2000)
- Salvaging the Situation (12/15/2000)
- Sign of the Times (12/1/2000)
- Seizure Condition (11/28/2000)
- An Ice Decision (11/6/2000)
- Slippery Argument Spins its Wheels (10/30/2000)
- Wal-mart Ducks Abduction Case (10/23/2000)
- Insecurity vs. Outside Security (10/13/2000)
- The $360,000 Question (10/9/2000)
- Zoning Out (9/22/2000)
- A Slippery Situation at Sam’s (9/17/2000)
- OR Not to Smoke (At Least While They Shop) (9/8/2000)
- Leaflet and Let Be (8/31/2000)
- Just the Fax Will Do (8/24/2000)
- Left Hanging (8/18/2000)
- First: Buy Land (8/11/2000)
- Smoke Screen (8/3/2000)
- Offsite Parking Incites Opponents (7/28/2000)
- An Appealing Decision (7/20/2000)
- Insecurity Complex (7/14/2000)
- The “Hole” Story (7/6/2000)
- Man vs. Mannequin (6/30/2000)
- "MO" Money, "MO" Money… (6/22/2000)
- Doing the Double Dip a Don’t (6/16/2000)
- Fraud Claim Is Half-Baked (6/9/2000)
- Real "Strip" Center Can’t Be Grandfathered (6/2/2000)
- Insolvent, Not In the Street (5/26/2000)
- Nutley Tenant Hangs On Through Ownership Shuffle (5/19/2000)
- Lack of Security at Centre of Problems (5/12/2000)
- Familiarity Breeds Contempt (5/5/2000)
- Lots of Anger - Road Rage at a Dead Stop (4/28/2000)
- Should Have Been Squeaky Wheel About Leaky Roof (4/21/2000)