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Kestrel faces possible legal action over millions owed in Wisconsin

Kestrel Aircraft, which recently was evicted from Brunswick Landing for failing to pay rent for at least a year, faces possible legal action by the state of Wisconsin and the city of Superior, Wisc.,...

GWI weighs options after court orders it to pay $406K fee

Great Works Internet’s attorney told the Associated Press he’ll be discussing with company officials the internet service provider's legal options following a court ruling requiring it to...

Century-old law firm joins Lewiston's revitalization push

Laurie Schreiber |

Berman & Simmons, a law firm that specializes in personal injury and medical malpractice, is renovating the historic building in downtown Lewiston that has served as the firm's headquarters for over...

Elver dealer pleads guilty to federal violations

Woolwich elver dealer William Sheldon, owner of Kennebec Glass Eels, faces a $250,000 fine and possible jail time after pleading guilty to one count of violating the federal Lacey Act.

L.L.Bean sued over its 'Be An Outsider' campaign

L.L.Bean's new “Be An Outsider” branding campaign faces a legal challenge from a Salt Lake City clothing company claiming it's owned trademark rights for “The Outsider” since...

South Portland to weigh impact of TransCanada’s pipeline decision on pending lawsuit

TransCanada Corp.’s decision on Thursday to scrap its proposed $12 billion Energy East pipeline adds a new twist to the Portland Pipe Line lawsuit challenging South Portland's ban on bulk crude...

Coast Guard: El Faro captain underestimated hurricane

A report from the U.S. Coast Guard released on Sunday said that Capt. Michael Davidson of Maine was responsible for the 2015 sinking of the cargo ship El Faro.

Challenged by regulatory ‘minefield’? New Maine Law certificate program might help

STAFF |

A new certificate program in regulatory compliance launched by the University of Maine School of Law this fall will help non-lawyer professionals at businesses, nonprofits and government agencies...

Keeping pace with the changing legal landscape

Renee Cordes |

Patrick J. Scully has spent his entire career at Portland law firm Bernstein Shur, where he worked as a summer associate more than 30 years ago while studying at the...

High court takes up medical marijuana case with workers' comp implications

In a case with potential precedent-setting implications for Maine businesses, the state's highest court is taking up a case involving the question of whether state law requires workers' compensation...

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