Legal Archive

Cantrell Drug Still Waiting for the FDA

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Dell McCarley, the CEO of Cantrell Drug Co., says his company has met all of the FDA's requirements and has been ready for an inspection since July 16.

Dry Cleaner Says Breach of Contract Won't Wash

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2018 12:00 am

An Arkadelphia businessman has filed a lawsuit in Washington County Circuit Court alleging that a Gravette man breached a contract when his company failed to follow through on a seven-digit property purchase.

Governor's Son Drops Suit Over Real Estate Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Asa Hutchinson III, the governor's son, asked a Benton County judge to dismiss his lawsuit against a Springdale couple for allegedly reneging on an agreement to buy his home in Rogers.

Farther Along (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Oh, to have the power to subpoena people who could answer my burning questions and then force them to speak under oath! Some of the questions I still want answered date back a decade and more:

Left in Hole by Former President, Arkansas Baptist Rebuilds Enrollment

by George Waldon 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Little Rock's Arkansas Baptist College should be nearing completion of its second academic year of financial stability heading toward the start of the 2018 fall semester. That was the plan.

Attorneys Craig Cockrell, Joseph Gates Picked for National Organizations (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Craig Cockrell has been accepted into the inaugural class of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel. Joseph Gates of the Paul Byrd Law Firm has been selected to represent Arkansas on the national board of governors of the American Association for Justice.

LJ Apparel Asks to Go Forward with Lauren James Foreclosure Sale

by Mark Friedman 8/3/2018 03:42 pm

LJ Apparel LLC is asking to go forward with a foreclosure sale that First Security Bank called a sham.

Former Arkansas State Senator Begins Federal Prison Sentence

by Associated Press 8/3/2018 10:19 am

A former Arkansas state senator has reported to a federal prison in Oklahoma to begin serving an 18-month sentence after pleading guilty to fraud and money laundering charges.

Comcast Dropping Appeal Over Blocked Ad Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/3/2018 07:09 am

A cable provider in Arkansas said Thursday it will no longer appeal a ruling that prevented it from airing a conservative group's attack ad against a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

Sentencing in Bribery Case Set for Henry 'Hank' Wilkins IV

by Associated Press 8/2/2018 10:47 am

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for later this month in the case of a former Arkansas lawmaker and county judge who pleaded guilty to accepting more than $80,000 in a corruption probe that has ensnared several former legislators and others.

In Arkansas, Jeff Sessions Hears from Panels on School Safety

by Associated Press 8/2/2018 06:44 am

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says no single solution is appropriate for addressing school shootings.

Bank Calls Lauren James' Foreclosure Sale A Sham

by Mark Friedman 8/1/2018 11:35 am

First Security Bank has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent women's clothing company Lauren James from going forward with a "sham" foreclosure sale next week.

Arkansas Judge Rejects Bid To Strike Lawsuit Limits Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/31/2018 04:00 pm

An Arkansas judge on Tuesday rejected an initial request to disqualify a ballot measure that would place limits on damages awarded in lawsuits and give the Legislature control of state court rules.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 11:43 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to boards and commissions.

Surgeon Countersues Roller Weight Loss Clinic

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam answered a lawsuit filed against him by Roller Weight Loss & Advanced Surgery with one of his own.

Insurance Carrier Won't Pay Pine Bluff School District Over Harassment Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Despite its settlement in March of a 2016 sexual harassment lawsuit, the Pine Bluff School District's problems with the case are far from over.

Murder of Bill Gwatney Remains Baffling

by Gwen Moritz 7/30/2018 12:00 am

As the 10th anniversary of the murder of Bill Gwatney approaches, associates of Democratic Party chairman have accepted that they will never understand the motive for a crime that made national news and launched months of fruitless investigation.

Former Insurance Agent Berry Bishop Acknowledges Fraud

by Mark Friedman 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Berry Bishop, the failed insurance agent, under oath in bankruptcy proceedings, has described some of his borrowings from the Bank of Prescott over the past three or four years as loan fraud.

Community State Bank Awaits Bankruptcy Clarity

by George Waldon 7/30/2018 12:00 am

More than a year has passed since an investment group led by Jeff Hobbs took on the role of would-be buyer of Community State Bank in Bradley.

Kelly Vanlandingham Joins Crist Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 12:00 am

Kelly Vanlandingham has been hired as senior project engineer at Crist Engineers Inc. in Little Rock.