City lawyers allege resident was paid to file suit over Apex; Rose Law Group litigation attorney Evan Bolick says owner of signature-gathering company ‘enlisted’ by plaintiffs

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Apex Motor Club By Mason Callejas | InMaricopa Players in a high-profile case against the City of Maricopa presented arguments Monday in a Pinal County courtroom, during which it was alleged by the defense that the plaintiff was paid to file the complaint. The suit, filed by attorneys Grant Woods and Michael Riikola on behalf …

Olivia de Havilland sues FX, Ryan Murphy over ‘Feud’ portrayal; if successful, could chill other media, says Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick

By Alex Stedman | Variety On the eve of her 101st birthday, Olivia de Havilland is serving FX with a gift of her own — a lawsuit. The actress is suing the network, along with Ryan Murphy Productions, over her portrayal in “Feud,” saying that it paints her in a false light, according to court documents obtained by Variety. The …

Neighbors pushing back on potential rehab center next door; Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick says there is a ‘deed restriction’

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the neighbors on Sunnyvale Road fighting to preserve the residential character of their neighborhood By Amanda Goodman | AZFamily 3TV Pristine landscapes, large homes and longtime residents. The people who live on Sunnyvale Road in Paradise Valley like it just the way it is, but change could be coming. “Apparently, our neighbor wants to lease his …

Mesa pays $13k after police officers lose woman’s dog; did the city get a bargain? asks Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group litigation attorney on channel 3

3TV | CBS 5    MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) –A Valley woman with a mental disability says she is still “torn up” emotionally after Mesa police officers lost her dog. The City of Mesa paid Dawn Bennett $13,000 in January to avoid any lawsuits related to the incident at a motel on Main Street, according to documents obtained by KTVK/KPHO. …

Court nixes development deal with space tourism, research firm in southern Arizona; Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group Litigation attorney, who works on gift clause compliance issues, comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal A court in Tucson has nixed an economic development and real estate deal between Pima County and a space tourism and scientific research firm that uses high-altitude balloons to get into Earth’s stratosphere. Pima County Superior Court Judge Catherine Woods sided with the Phoenix-based Goldwater Institute, which had challenged a deal between Pima …

Rose Law Group Litigation attorney Evan Bolick talks to ‘Money’ about student loan debt

By Kaitlin Mulhere | Money Our experts give three very different borrowers advice on paying off their student loans. Student loan borrowers tend be young and inexperienced when it comes to debt, credit, and even basic budgeting. That can make the transition to repayment after graduation challenging at best. It doesn’t help that student loans carry unfamiliar terms, that there …

Second-hand asbestos exposure not actionable in Arizona, court rules; Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group litigation attorney, comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Arizona companies have no duty to protect family members from exposure to toxic materials their employees bring home on their work clothes, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. In the first ruling of its kind in Arizona, the judges rejected the contention of survivors of Ernest Quiroz that …

Big-box stores battle local governments over property taxes; value of property a challenge for assessors, says Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick

The retailers are deploying a ‘dark store’ strategy that’s hurting cities and counties around the country. By Liz Farmer | Governing On Michigan’s sparsely populated Upper Peninsula, big-box stores are a modern necessity. Where towns are spaced far apart and winters are long, one-stop shopping to load up on supplies adds a crucial convenience to what can be — at …