Jones Day Suing Vizio Inc. in Washington Federal Court Over $6.7 Million Receivable.
If you think you are having receivable problems, Jones Day has a big one to contend with. As reported by Zoe Tillman on December 4, 2012 at The Blog of Legal Times, JD is suing former client Vizio Inc. in Washington federal court to collect a receivable that totals over $6.7 million. As among other things, Vizio was unhappy about a $4 million settlement negotiated by JD and argued JD should have to cover the costs of the settlement. JD has balked at this proposal, so to the courts they both go.
Lake Forest Backpedals on Park Ban To Save Legal Defense Fees, In Part.
In this age of shrinking municipal budgets, don’t bet at all that cost of defending certain legal ordinances isn’t a consideration figuring front and center in the decision making process. Lake Forest, according to a December 6, 2012 article by Sarah deCrescenzo in The Orange County Register, has decided to rescind an ordinance barring registered sex offenders from parks. Reason for doing so? One of the big factors was facing $250,000 to defend a federal lawsuit challenging the law. That decision will likely have ripple effects in other Orange County cities discussing similar ordinances, whether passed or under consideration.