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Springdale Attorney Awarded $1.5M in Hearse-Chasing Case

Attorney Jason M. Hatfield of Springdale recently received a $1.5 million award in a case tied to allegations of a scheme in which “runners” who were not lawyers handed out business cards at funerals to recruit plaintiffs for wrongful death suits. read more >
Springdale attorney Jason M. Hatfield said he was representing a family whose relative died in an auto accident when a Texas lawyer told him to “stand down” and not contact the clients again.
Legal

Lawyer Accuses Texas Firm of Hearse-ChasingLock Icon

One man in the suit is accused of making false statements and promises to get survivors to sign with the law firms with which he has an arrangement to split the attorneys’ fees. read more >
Tim Webb, a 31-year Walmart employee before being laid off in 2017, was asked to sign over to Walmart patents for devices he invented and submitted through a company incentive program. His lawyer, Mark Henry, had seen Walmart’s discovery responses before.
Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Legal Discovery Often Hits Walmart WallLock Icon

Walmart faces allegations that its abuse of the discovery process, a reliable legal tactic, clogs the process even more frequently than other top companies. read more >
Saracen Casino Resort’s first renderings were by Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville, top left, and were provided by Blackwell’s attorney. Saracen Development released HBG Design’s image, top right, in a news release in December 2019. Saracen Casino’s latest rendering, bottom, was provided by the casino. A lawsuit over the design has been settled.
Construction / Legal / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Saracen Casino Design Case Reaches SettlementLock Icon

Renowned Fayetteville architect Marlon Blackwell will now receive credit for designing the $350 million Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff. read more >
Health Care / Legal

Lab Accused of False COVID-19 Tests Fires BackLock Icon

A lab accused of botching COVID-19 tests has denied allegations of wrongdoing in court filings and has fired back with a counterclaim against the Illinois health care provider that brought the suit. read more >
Health Care / Legal

Illinois Company Alleges Little Rock Lab Provided False COVID-19 ResultsLock Icon

An Illinois health care provider has alleged that a Little Rock company botched COVID-19 tests — including providing results to more than 20 people before they submitted their samples. read more >
Saracen Casino Resort’s renderings by Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville are at the bottom. Saracen Development released HBG Design’s images, at top, in a news release in December. Blackwell’s  images were provided by MBA’s attorney, Mark Henry of Fayetteville.
Construction / Legal / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Judge Clears Path for Saracen Casino Design LawsuitLock Icon

A U.S. District Court judge ruled last week that a 2019 lawsuit can go forward over who designed the $350 million Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff. read more >
Molly Rawn
Real Estate

Clinton House Museum Looks for Options

The Clinton House Museum has 15 months to find a new funding model after the Fayetteville Advertising & Promotions Commission voted 6-0 to end its funding on the facility at the end of the year. read more >
Saracen Casino Resort’s renderings by Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville are at the bottom. Saracen Development released HBG Design’s images, at top, in a news release in December. Blackwell’s  images were provided by MBA’s attorney, Mark Henry of Fayetteville.
Business Services / Construction / Legal / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Tourism

Marlon Blackwell Says Saracen Casino Design Was HijackedLock Icon

With the $350 million Saracen Casino Resort under construction in Pine Bluff, a federal lawsuit is just getting underway over who designed it. read more >
Cindy McLain of The McLain Group
Legal / Media & Marketing / Real Estate / Tourism

Cindy McLain Joins McLain Group (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Cindy McLain has joined The McLain Group in Fayetteville as operations leader. read more >
Mark M. Henry, a registered patent attorney, won a $12.4 million verdict against Wal-Mart for a California web design firm.
Public Companies / Retail

Court Orders Cuker to Pay $1.2M Legal Bill After Winning Case Against WalmartLock Icon

A U.S. District Court judge recently awarded a Fayetteville law firm $1.2 million against a former client that didn’t pay its legal bill. read more >
The top logo comes from the Benton law office, and bottom is from the Little Rock firm.
Legal / Media & Marketing

Taylor & Taylor Sues a Rival: Taylor & Taylor

Tasha and Andy Taylor, the husband-and-wife lawyers who operate the Taylor & Taylor law firm of Little Rock, have sued a Benton law firm with the same name in an attempt to get it to stop using the name and similar logo. read more >
Mark M. Henry, a registered patent attorney, won a $12.4 million verdict against Wal-Mart for a California web design firm.
Legal / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail

Judge Slashes $12.4M Award Against WalmartLock Icon

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy L. Brooks last month reduced the amount a jury awarded last year to a Southern California digital design firm against Walmart Inc. to just $745,000. read more >
Business Services / Legal / Media & Marketing / Retail

David v. Goliath (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

A recent story on the lawsuit between Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Cuker Interactive was just chock full of life lessons — clichés, really — whether you see yourself as David or Goliath. read more >
Mark M. Henry, a registered patent attorney, won a $12.4 million verdict against Wal-Mart for a California web design firm.
Legal / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail

Cuker Attorneys Seek $4.1M in Fees for Wal-Mart CaseLock Icon

The lawyers who successfully represented a Southern California digital design firm in a lawsuit that resulted in a $12.4 million jury verdict last month against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have asked the U.S. District Court judge to award them court costs and attorneys’ fees. read more >
Mark M. Henry said Wal-Mart executive Tal Herman initially tried to hire Cuker for the Walmart2Go project and then changed his mind.
Business Services / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Fayetteville Attorney Seeks Sanctions Against Wal-Mart, Saying It Abused ProcessLock Icon

Fayetteville attorney Mark Henry last week asked a federal judge to sanction Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for alleged discovery abuses throughout the case involving Cuker Interactive LLC of San Diego. read more >
Mark M. Henry said Wal-Mart executive Tal Herman initially tried to hire Cuker for the Walmart2Go project and then changed his mind.
Legal / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail / Small Business

A Look Inside a $12.4 Million Slap at Wal-MartLock Icon

Last month a federal jury in Fayetteville ordered Wal-Mart to pay $12.4 million for damages that included willful and malicious misappropriation of Cuker’s confidential information and trade secrets. read more >
Mel Redman of Redman & Associates in Rogers has a deal to make toys for Walmart stores. | (Photo by Beth Hall)
Legal / Manufacturing / Retail

Chinese Manufacturer Countersues Rogers Executives

Sales Chief Ent. (Hong Kong) Co. LTD has filed a countersuit alleging Redman & Associates CEO Mel Redman and President Rodney Redman committed fraud and defamation. read more >
Rodney Redman, president and chief operating officer, stands with Mel Redman, chairman and chief executive officer, in Redman & Associates’ home office.  The CEO has  weathered a lawsuit and bankruptcy. | (Photo by Beth Hall)
Legal / Manufacturing / Retail / Small Business

Redman & Associates Reaches Deal With Chinese

Redman & Associates, the Rogers company that had hoped to take over the manufacturing of battery-operated riding toys for sale to Wal-Mart, has called a temporary truce in its legal dispute with Chinese importer Sales Chief Ent. (Hong Kong) Co. read more >
Mel Redman of Redman & Associates in Rogers has a deal to make toys for Walmart stores. | (Photo by Beth Hall)
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal / Manufacturing / Retail

Toymaker Redman’s Rough History Doesn’t Deter State Investment

The state’s top economic development official said he has no undue concerns about a $2 million taxpayer investment in Redman & Associates, despite the CEO’s bankruptcy a decade ago and subsequent litigation, including a lawsuit related to the product the company is manufacturing in Rogers. read more >