Archive for September, 2014


September 29, 2014   By Gary Strauss Investors in the parent company of Einstein Bros. Bagels are looking smart Monday, with shares jumping $6.77 to $20.16 after the company said it would be acquired by German investment group JAB Holding for $20.25 a share. The $374 million buyout of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (BAGL) includes […]

For a claim of fraud to succeed, a plaintiff must establish the “five fingers” of fraud: (1) representation of a material fact (2) falsity (3) an intent to deceive (“scienter”) (4) reliance and (5) injury. Thus, the analysis with any fraud claim begins with whether there was a “representation.” Under certain circumstances, a defendant may […]

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Mom Charged in Girl’s Death Could Get Trust Fund September 1, 2014 A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl’s trust fund — even if she’s convicted. Nicole Diggs and her husband have pleaded not guilty to […]