The facts of this case simply do not fit the stream of commerce model . . . . Unlike the cases where the stream of commerce theory has been applied, this is not a products liability case or similar case where a defendant places a product in the stream of commerce as part of a sales or distribution network designed to market its products nationwide (or at least outside of its home state) where it would derive financial benefit from sales in the forum. . . . Deriving revenue from such commercial activity is the quid pro quo for requiring the defendant to suffer a suit in the foreign forum. . . . Additionally, the independent action of the insureds in traveling to the forum state to seek treatment outside of their coverage area . . . unrelated to any marketing scheme by Kaiser, is inconsistent with the notion that Kaiser made purposeful commercial contact with Louisiana for the purpose of increasing its revenue … [Read more...] about Choice Healthcare v. Kaiser Foundation: Member Choices Don’t Create Jurisdiction Over Health Insurer
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“I think Pickford is a little bit quicker around his feet, big Jack is great on the big stuff but just occasionally he gets done a little bit around his feet. That would be one slight criticism I would make in what is a terrific ‘keeper. … [Read more...] about Shilton backs Pickford to be England’s first-choice at World Cup
Johnson spent 12 seasons in Houston and is the team's leader in yards receiving (13,597), receptions (1,012) and touchdown receptions (64). In November 2017, Johnson was inducted as an inaugural member of the Texans Ring of Honor, where he was given a red jacket and feted during a halftime ceremony. Johnson said at the time he never thought about the possibility of being honored like this when he was playing. "I just wanted to come here and play. Just do things the right way," he said. "I just wanted to be a good football player." If you want to attend the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, tickets can be purchased for $75 each or $600 for a reserved table of eight. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 800-567-9561. RELATED: Top 5 reasons why Andre Johnson should be in the Hall of Fame EMBED >More News VideosTop five reasons why Andre Johnson should be in the Hall of Fame. … [Read more...] about Andre Johnson to be inducted into Texas Sports Hall of Fame this weekend
Medina said Civitas Institute assumed that a similar proportion of applicants would have been eligible for both the Education Savings Account and the Disabilities Grant Program, so the group estimated that approximately 780 students would have been rejected. … [Read more...] about Fact check: Are nearly 60,000 NC kids waitlisted for the school of their choice?
In addition, governments and laws rely on politics and slow-moving legislative action, where “legal definitions can become outdated or unreasonable, resulting in serious difficulties for those affected by the legal determination.”[xiii] This can be especially problematic for individuals when a legal definition or determination does not correspond with those individuals’ sexual identities or choices.[xiv] An example would be debates regarding the use of bathrooms by transgender individuals. In 2016, House Bill 2 was passed in North Carolina, requiring individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to the sex listed on their birth certificates, regardless of the individuals’ sexual identity.[xv] That bill was repealed because of its economic effects and an Obama administration’s directive requiring public schools to allow students to choose bathrooms based on gender identity. However, officials in other states, such as Texas, are defying the directive and … [Read more...] about The Binary World of Sports