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Proposed Statutes And Department Of Health Guidelines For The Practice Of Telemedicine In Rhode Island

Playing the waiting game: Self-insurance under R.I.G.L. § 42-14.1-2 after the Rhode Island Supreme Court’s decision in Peloquin v. Haven Health Center of Greenville, LLC

Quarterly Newsletter: April 2013

The Foreclosure Ultimatum: Can a Debtor Use Bankruptcy to Compel a Lender to Foreclose or Discharge Its Mortgage?

The United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit recently confronted an unusual situation in In Re: Ralph G. Canning, III, et al., No. 12-9002. Ralph G. Canning, III and Megan L. Canning, recipients of a discharge in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding, accused their mortgage lenders of violating the discharge injunction under § 524(a) of the Bankruptcy Code by refusing to commence foreclosure on, take title of, or release their lien on the Debtors’ abandoned residence. The court held that there had been no violation by the lender.