Bulso Attorney Paul Krog Gets Second Circuit Win for Client in Shareholder Dispute.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion on August 3 vacating in part the District Court’s dismissal of claims brought on behalf of a Bulso client for damages caused by a controlling shareholder’s mismanagement of a closely held corporation. The Court of Appeals held the plaintiff had properly stated […]

Bulso Member Paul Krog Argues in the Second Circuit

On Monday April 11, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard in-person oral arguments in Miller v. Brightstar Asia Ltd., a case concerning the distinction between direct and derivative claims under Delaware corporate law. Bulso PLC member Paul Krog argued on behalf of the appellant, Tyler Miller. Mr. Miller is […]

Bulso $100 Million Verdict in Nissan Case Sustained Following Post-Trial Motions.

On September 2, 2021, Bulso PLC attorneys Gino Bulso and Paul Krog obtained a jury verdict awarding Nissan North America Inc. a total of $97.5 million in compensatory damages for fraud, breach of contract, and related claims against several California dealers and their owners. That verdict was subsequently increased by an award of attorney’s fees […]

Bulso PLC Client Wins Jurisdictional & Venue Reversal in Tennessee Court of Appeals

The Tennessee Court of Appeals returned a complete victory on January 28 for a Bulso PLC client in Baskin v. Pierce & Allred Construction Inc. Mr. Baskin, represented by Bulso PLC attorneys, had sued the defendant in Davidson County, Tennessee, over claims arising from the construction of a lake house in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The […]

Bulso PLC Client Prevails on Costs Issue in Tennessee Supreme Court, Recovers $1.5 Million

On January 20, 2022, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued an order in Milan Supply Chain Solutions Inc. v. Navistar Inc., No. W2018-0084, awarding Navistar over $1.3 million in disputed costs (in addition to $141,000 in unopposed costs) under Tennessee Rule of Appellate Procedure 40. Navistar, which was represented in the case by Bulso PLC attorneys Gino […]

Bulso PLC Client Prevails in Delaware Bankruptcy Dispute

Defendant’s effort to block Tennessee tortious-interference suit fails. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware recently ruled in favor of Bulso PLC client BNA Associates LLC and against a Goldman Sachs subsidiary on a motion brought in that court to enjoin a lawsuit Bulso PLC filed in Tennessee against the subsidiary. BNA […]

Tennessee Supreme Court Victory for Bulso PLC Client

On August 2, 2021, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued its opinion in Milan Supply Chain Solutions Inc. v. Navistar Inc. The opinion affirmed an earlier judgment by the Tennessee Court of Appeals vacating in its entirety a $32 million judgment (including $20 million in punitive damages and $1.3 million in attorney’s fees) against Bulso PLC […]

Bulso Attorneys Obtain Claim-Preclusion Dismissal in Lease Case.

When the covid-19 pandemic forced a Nashville restaurant to close, the landlord filed a detainer action in General Sessions Court. The General Sessions Court entered a judgment giving the landlord possession, but no monetary relief, against the restaurant. Later, the landlord filed a complaint against the restaurant and its guarantor in Chancery Court, seeking damages […]

Bulso Member’s Law Review Comment on Summary Judgment Standards Published

Volume 51, Issue 1, of The University of Memphis Law Review should be arriving soon in mailboxes.  The lead piece is authored by Bulso PLC member Paul Krog: TWB Architects, Inc. v. Braxton LLC: The Unchanging Rule for Plaintiffs’ Summary Judgment Motions, 51 U. Mem. L. Rev. 1. The comment discusses the Tennessee Supreme Court’s […]

Remember your cross-appeal

In the Tennessee Court of Appeals, litigants can raise whatever issues they want, regardless of which party filed the notice of appeal. The party simply needs to identify the issue as such and formulate an argument, assuming it was preserved in the trial court. But in federal courts, the only issues available for an appellee […]