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Lauren James, First Security Reach Settlement in Lawsuit

Lauren James, First Security Reach Settlement in Lawsuit
Lauren and Lance Stokes started the Lauren James Co. in Fayetteville in 2013. Several settled suits tell a complex version of the brand's founding, one that differs from company lore.

First Security Bank of Searcy last week settled its lawsuit against Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville, ending a legal battle that included allegations that the women's clothing company conducted a sham foreclosure sale in August to avoid paying the bank.
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Lawyer: Toss $12.5M Award Linked to Fax

The lawyer for a New Jersey man ordered to pay $12.5 million for sending an unwanted fax to a Russellville company has asked three judges to turn back time.
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Partner in John Daly Steakhouse Venture Files for Bankruptcy This article is available only in print.

The minority partner in the failed John Daly Steakhouse project in Conway recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation, listing $4.7 million in debts.
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