Monthly Archives: February 2017

BizJet Can’t Exit Suit Over ‘Shoddy’ Engine Repairs

Written by Nathan Hale - Law360, Miami | Feb 27, 2017 | News

Law360, Miami (February 27, 2017, 9:45 PM EST) — A Florida federal judge on Monday pared down a multimillion-dollar lawsuit accusing aircraft maintenance company BizJet of lying about its ability to service an aircraft engine on a corporate jet and performing “shoddy,” life-endangering repairs, but left intact core contractual claims. […]

Gwinnett board doing best to conduct business amid ‘racist pig’ fallout

Written by Tyler Estep - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Feb 10, 2017 | News

The well-timed chorus of coughing, meant to overwhelm whatever Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter was saying, reached a crescendo, then died down as his voice trailed off. When he tried to resume talking, it happened again. And again. And again. All four times during that Tuesday afternoon meeting, commission Chairman […]

Robbins Firm Defends Amusement Machine Contracts in Lottery Arbitration

Written by Firm | Feb 9, 2017 | Results

After customers of the firm’s client, an owner of bona fide coin operated amusement machines (“COAMs”), attempted to avoid their contractual obligations to our client, we took the dispute to arbitration under the auspices of the Georgia Lottery Corporation’s regulatory jurisdiction. The arbitrator’s final award upheld the validity of our […]

Cobb con man gets prison time in Kentucky scam, must return $500K

Written by Ben Brasch - Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Feb 8, 2017 | News

A man who ran a fraudulent Cobb County business was sentenced to almost two years in prison by a Kentucky federal judge Monday. Eric Charlton Claxton, the 30-year-old self-described “real estate whiz kid,” will spend 21 months in prison for three charges of wire fraud, the Courier-Journal in Louisville reported.  He must […]