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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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What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know This Hurricane Season

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

June 01, 2022 — In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, Lowndes and Foundry Commercial have teamed up to provide a few helpful tips for both landlords and tenants.

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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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Property-Tax Exemptions for Senior-Living Facilities: Application Deadline is March 1, 2022 [Gray Area of the Law]

February 09, 2022 — While these last two years have often caused individuals to forget the day or month we are in, one thing hasn’t changed: deadlines.

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Keep Them Thinking With Your Trademark

February 02, 2022 — In the fast-paced world of technology, getting your product to market at the right time can be critical to business.

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Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccinate-or-Test Rule, Allows Healthcare Worker Mandate

The Employer Lawyers

January 13, 2022 — The Supreme Court’s stay of the ETS relieves large employers from compliance with the ETS. However, the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers is allowed to go into effect nationwide.

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