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Stone Bank at 1302 Hwy. 62/65 N. in Harrison
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Farmer Ordered to Pay Fees in Stone Bank CaseLock Icon

A Boone County farmer and his lawyers failed to comply with a discovery order in his federal lawsuit against Stone Bank and therefore must pay the bank’s attorneys fees incurred as a result of their failure. read more >
Stone Bank at 1302 Hwy. 62/65 N. in Harrison
Agriculture & Poultry / Banking & Finance / Business Services / Legal

Stone Bank Seeks Sanctions on LawyersLock Icon

Stone Bank has asked a federal judge to sanction a farmer and his attorneys for “pursuing frivolous and baseless allegations and claims.” read more >
Dr. Soliman Mohamed Ali Soliman was suspended for a week without pay by Washington Regional Medical Center last year after a registered nurse, Anita Clinard, accused him of sexual harassment.  She is now suing Soliman and the hospital.
Health Care / Legal

Harassment Allegations Follow Washington Regional DoctorLock Icon

Sexual harassment allegations by colleagues have followed a Washington Regional Medical Center cardiologist for years. read more >
Legal / Real Estate

Fighting in Court with Former Lover, Lawyer Lands in JailLock Icon

The split between a Little Rock attorney and the business owner with whom he had a romantic relationship has gotten messier. read more >
Business Services / Legal / Real Estate / Small Business

Real Estate Agent Sues After Attorney Cleans HouseLock Icon

It looks like Cupid missed his shot between a Little Rock attorney and the business owner with whom he had a personal relationship. read more >
Adam & Eve wanted to open earlier this year at 1518 Caraway Road in Jonesboro.
Government & Politics / Legal / Retail

Appeal Seeks Site Approval For Adult Novelty Store

Adam & Eve, the adult apparel and novelty store, is taking its fight to open a location in Jonesboro to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care

Life Is Priceless (Tré Kitchens Commentary)

Known as Issue 1 on the ballot, this proposed amendment to our state’s Constitution places an arbitrary, one-size-fits-all cap on the damages a jury can award when there has been a loss of life or a limb or some other tragedy. read more >
Brad Hendricks (left), a Little Rock attorney, opposes the proposed tort reform amendment. Carl Vogelpohl supports Issue 1 and says it will bring jobs to Arkansas.
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The Pros and Cons of Arkansas Tort ReformLock Icon

With less than five months before the November vote on capping attorney’s fees and damages, groups for and against tort reform in Arkansas are making their case with money. read more >
Matthew Henry, as he appeared in 2014, has been jailed since March 22 (inset).

Police Investigate Attorney Matt Henry After Client Money VanishesLock Icon

A Little Rock attorney who has been in the Pulaski County jail since March 22 for contempt of court is being investigated after $425,000 in client money went missing, and his recent divorce case reveals that he used money from his client trust account for personal expenses. read more >
Former One Bank & Trust executives Brad Paul and Mike Heald.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Legal

Michael Heald, Bradley Paul Acquitted in Bank Fraud Case

Two former One Bank & Trust executives were found not guilty Monday after a three-week jury trial in federal court in Little Rock. read more >
Former One Bank & Trust executives Brad Paul and Mike Heald.
Banking & Finance / Legal

Two Former One Bank Execs Set for October Trial

The knottiest white-collar criminal case in recent memory should finally go to trial next month, but only half of the original defendants will face the jury. read more >
Brad Paul, Mike Heald and Gary Rickenbach, formerly of One Bank & Trust
Banking & Finance / Legal

Fifth Amendment Rights Behind One Bank & Trust Trial Delay

An unusual plea deal struck by former One Bank & Trust executive Gary Rickenbach has delayed the trial of two of his former co-workers, Brad Paul and Mike Heald read more >
Health Care / Legal

After Court Win, Dentist Braces for Appeal

A Pulaski County Circuit Court jury recently awarded Interdisciplinary Dental Therapy P.A. $221,000 in its case against Arkansas Family Dental P.A. of Little Rock. The roots of the case go back to late 2012 when Heathman, an associate dentist at Arkansas Family Dental, wanted to buy a practice. read more >
From left: Dr. Eren Erdem; Dr. Scott Schlesinger
Health Care / Legal

Case Closed Between Feuding Neurosurgeons

The lawsuit between two Little Rock doctors that played out in the pages of Arkansas Business has been settled. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

White County Woman Wins $1.25M Defamation Case Against Website

U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes has awarded $1.25 million to a White County woman who was the subject of a post containing defamatory comments published on the website TheDirty.com, her attorney said Friday. read more >
Drs. Eren Erdem and Scott Schlesinger became friends in 2001. But their close friendship soured after Erdem accused Schlesinger of shortchanging him of physician fees for treating patients at Schlesinger’s Legacy Neurosurgery Center in Little Rock. In court filings, Schlesinger has denied any  wrongdoing. | (Photos by Mark Friedman)
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

Lawsuit Hits Nerve for Former Friends Fighting Over Medical Fees Earned

A legal case between Dr. Eren Erdem and Dr. Scott Schlesinger serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of having a contract in place and how quickly a friendship can sour when money is involved. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Power List Incomplete (Feedback)

Little Rock attorney Tré Kitchens saw a few glaring omissions in Arkansas Business' recent Power List issue. read more >
Business Services / Legal

Razorclean Closes Case Against O.J.’s

Just as the Razorclean Maids Inc. lawsuit against O.J.’s Service Two Inc. of North Little Rock was about to get dirty with O.J.’s discovery requests, Razorclean asked that the case be withdrawn. read more >
(Photo of Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department by Wil Chandler) | (Photo of Madre Hill by AP/Laurie Driver) | (Photo of Cubby Hole from Google Street View)
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OJ’s, Razorclean Kick Up Dirt After Losing Bid Leads to Lawsuits

Losing a bid in February to clean the headquarters of the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department to Madre Hill's Razorclean Maids spurred O.J.'s Service Two owner Charles Hinson to launch his own investigation into his cleaning rival. read more >
Government & Politics / Investments / Legal

Former Voyager Financial Co-owner Sues After Payments Stop

After getting stung by the Arkansas Securities Department, the Voyager Financial Group LLC of Little Rock is facing another mess involving its former co-owner. read more >