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Senior Communities Opening Up to Legalized Marijuana

Gray Area of the Law

November 21, 2022 — Senior Housing News recently offered some insights into how senior living communities are addressing the desire or and benefits to some residents from using marijuana in states where such use has been legalized.

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CAM Expenses in Commercial Leases: Cumulative versus Non-Cumulative

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

November 01, 2022 — During commercial leasing negotiations, landlords and tenants will often extensively negotiate the terms of a cap on the controllable operating expenses under a lease.

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Toddlers to the Rescue

Gray Area of the Law

October 10, 2022 — A recent New York Times article highlights a Japanese program that brings young children into nursing homes to interact with residents who often suffer from loneliness and boredom.

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What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know This Hurricane Season

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

September 27, 2022 — In preparation for the ongoing hurricane season, Lowndes and Foundry Commercial have teamed up to provide a few helpful tips for both landlords and tenants.

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New Orleans Restaurant Wins with Covid Damages Ruling

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

June 24, 2022 — Last week, Oceana Grill, a 500-seat seafood restaurant in New Orleans, won the first appellate victory for an insured business in a Covid-19 business-interruption case.

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If It Walks Like a Lease, Talks Like a Lease: Leases vs. Licenses

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

June 14, 2022 — Leases and licenses invoke different remedies under Florida law. The size of the space does not govern whether something is a license instead of a lease. Parties should avoid this rhetorical mistake and refer properly to lease documents as leases and not as licenses.

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Co-Insured vs. Additional Insured: Which One to Choose and Why It Matters

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

April 14, 2022 — Did you know that unrelated third parties (like a landlord and a tenant) should not be named a “co-insured” or even a “named insured” on another party’s insurance policy?

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Exclusive Use Clauses in Shopping Center Leases

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

March 01, 2022 — Exclusive use clauses are not uncommon in shopping center leases, but landlords and tenants have a number of factors to consider when negotiating such clauses.

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Employers to Defend More Sexual Harassment Claims in Court as Congress Bars Some Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

The Employer Lawyers

February 15, 2022 — Under new legislation passed by Congress last week, an employee, despite having signed an agreement with their employer to arbitrate all claims prior to the existence of any actual claim, would have the option to refuse to arbitrate claims of sexual assault or sexual harassm

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