AmSurg, Surgical Health dispute heading for trial

After unsuccessful mediation attempts, attorneys representing AmSurg Corp. (AMSG) and Surgical Health Group Inc. will meet this
Jan 14, 2003 12:00 AM

Comdata, claiming it was snookered in acquisition of allegedly bogus trucking accounts, sues

Comdata Corp. has filed a complaint in federal court here against 12 Midwest and Southeast companies over allegedly bogus customer accounts, claiming $9.5 million in damages. Last November, the Brentwood
Oct 10, 2002 12:00 AM

Major legal victory for Cracker Barrel

CBRL Group (CBRL) scored a major legal victory this week in its defense against charges that it systemically discriminated against
Oct 4, 2002 12:00 AM

Echols dismisses securities fraud lawsuit against Bridgestone Corp.

Federal District Judge Robert Echols has dismissed a lawsuit against the Japanese parent of Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. brought by shareholders alleging the company failed to adequately disclose problems
Oct 2, 2002 12:00 AM

Brake failure on HCA private jet results in lawsuit with insurers

Just a month after spending nearly $8 million on a new private jet in June 2000, HCA had the misfortune of seeing its new baby damaged in a little accident. Apparently, the Cessna Excel 560XL-5089’s brakes
Sep 26, 2002 12:00 AM

CBRL discloses federal interest in discrimination lawsuit, posts 17% higher 4th-qtr. profit per share

Cracker Barrel and Logan’s Roadhouse parent CBRL Group Inc. (CBRL) said Thursday its fourth-quarter earnings were boosted by stronger
Sep 12, 2002 12:00 AM

Court removes Harwell Howard as bankruptcy counsel in American HomePatient case

U.S. Bankruptcy Court here has granted the request of senior creditors of American HomePatient that Nashville law firm Harwell, Howard, Hyne, Gabbert and Manner be removed as the debtor’s attorney. A
Sep 9, 2002 12:00 AM

Cat Financial seeks legal redress for $8.7 million Poseidon adventure

Caterpillar Financial has filed a nearly $9 million lawsuit against Poseidon – not the Greek god of the sea, but a Liberian shipping company with offices in Voula, Greece. According to a complaint filed
Jul 26, 2002 12:00 AM

CCA inks several contract renewals, loses one, sells a facility, settles lawsuit

Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) disclosed Thursday afternoon that it stands a good chance of retaining management agreements
Jul 19, 2002 12:00 AM

HCA response to remaining civil fraud lawsuits expected Thursday

Industry trade magazine Modern Healthcare is reporting that HCA Inc. is expected to respond Thursday to a government offer
Jun 19, 2002 12:00 AM