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2014-08-22 20:20:13

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantor & Kantor today announced the U.S. Court of Appeals 9(th) Circuit decision in Pacific Shores Hospital v. United Behavioral Health, et al., a case in which a severely anorexic 43-year old woman sought benefits under her Wells Fargo employee health benefit plan for inpatient psychiatric treatment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117678 The claims administrator, United Behavioral Health ("UBH"), denied the claim as not...

2014-07-23 00:20:44

Court orders insurer to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements MT. PLEASANT, S.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the "private hopes and dreams" of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc., in its attempt to avoid its obligation to thousands of asbestos victims. The Second Circuit confirmed that the Settlement Agreements Travelers agreed to in 2004 were binding and enforceable contracts between the parties,...

2014-07-02 23:05:26

In a decision that has far-reaching implications for the companies who publish Internet content, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit overturned a lower court ruling and found in favor of Huddleston Bolen’s client, the operator of a popular gossip website - TheDirty.com. Huntington, WV (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In a decision that has far-reaching implications for the companies who publish Internet content, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit overturned a lower court...

2014-07-01 23:09:18

The Advanced Energy Management Alliance issues statement in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to request appeal en banc of decision to vacate Order 745. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today issued a statement in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision to request a rehearing en banc of the U.S. Court of Appeals decision of May 23 (USCA Case #11-1486) that vacated FERC Order 745...

2014-06-06 12:24:32

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which represents two non-profit organizations that operate numerous pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in New York City, today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take a case in which a federal appeals court has upheld portions of a New York City law that targets pro-life pregnancy centers, making it difficult for them to exercise their First Amendment rights. The ACLJ filed suit...

2014-05-07 20:26:11

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Josh Duggar, executive director of Family Research Council Action (FRC Action), will speak at a rally for religious freedom on May 8 in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where the court will hear oral arguments in Priests for Life v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The case involves Priests for Life's objection to the HHS mandate requiring them to cover drugs that can act as abortaficients,...

2014-04-26 23:00:44

Today the nation’s leading park advocacy organization, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, filed an amicus brief in support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, a plan for restoring clean water in Chesapeake streams and rivers. NPCA, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, and 26 additional organizations are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Third Circuit to uphold a federal district court’s September 2013 ruling...

2014-01-10 08:24:13

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hears a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "ObamaCare") this Friday morning, in a lawsuit led by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. This is the first hearing by a U.S. Court of Appeals on the unconstitutionality of the law in 2014, less than two weeks after it went into effect. AAPS challenges ObamaCare based on its violation of the...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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