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Crain Automotive Appeals $5M JudgmentLock Icon

The company is appealing U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller’s ruling that Crain Automotive owes Barton Hankins of Little Rock the money under the contract he signed in 2019, when he joined the company. read more >
Industry / Insurance / Legal / Retail

Judge Awards $5M to Crain’s Ex-COO

A U.S. District Court judge recently awarded $5 million to the former chief operating officer of Crain Automotive Holdings LLC of Sherwood for money owed under a deferred compensation plan. read more >
Legal / Retail / Transportation

Former Crain Automotive Exec Demands $5M in LawsuitLock Icon

Barton Hankins said he was a participant in a deferred compensation plan that amounts to 5% of the fair market value of the company. read more >
M.S. Wholesale Plumbing in Russellville

New Pope County Fax Case Brings $21M JudgmentLock Icon

Sending faxes to M.S. Wholesale Plumbing Inc. of Russeville can be a multimillion-dollar mistake. read more >
A Tactical "Tomahawk" Block IV cruise missile, conducts a controlled flight test over the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) western test range complex in southern California.
Legal / Manufacturing

Raytheon Sues Arkansas for $3.2M Refund in Income TaxesLock Icon

A pair of lawsuits accuse the state of Arkansas of improperly charging missile maker Raytheon Co. more than $3 million in income taxes. read more >
Terry and James Barnes, owners of BBA Corp.
Education / Investments / Legal / Retail / Small Business

Unusual Legal Battle Is a Textbook CaseLock Icon

Lawsuits have littered the path of James and Terry Barnes and their textbook enterprises, with allegations ranging from competition against companies they co-own to selling counterfeit materials. read more >