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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Can Brian Flores Win His Race Discrimination Lawsuit Against the NFL?

February 9, 2022

Via: FindLaw

On February 1, former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores filed a class-action lawsuit against the NFL in federal district court in Manhattan. Flores, who is Black, claims that the NFL discriminated against him and other minorities in hiring, retaining, […]


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Amazon Changes Terms of Service, Allowing Consumer Lawsuits

June 11, 2021

Via: FindLaw

We here at FindLaw always like to remind our readers how important it is to read the fine print. If you’re buying, selling, or downloading anything, you must understand the terms and conditions of whoever you’re dealing with. Amazon just […]


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Ohio’s attorney general wants Google to be declared a public utility

June 9, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Ohio has filed a lawsuit against Google, requesting that the company be legally declared a public utility and common carrier under state law. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said in an announcement about the lawsuit that the company “uses its […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

California AG joins DOJ in antitrust lawsuit against Google

December 15, 2020

Via: Jurist

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday that the state of California has filed to join the US Department of Justice in an antitrust lawsuit against tech giant Google. The lawsuit was filed in October by the federal government, and […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Firm sues for rent abatement; landlord decries law firms trying to ‘weasel out’ of commitments

October 28, 2020

Via: ABA Journal

Schulte Roth & Zabel has filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming that its Manhattan landlord failed to abide by lease provisions requiring rent abatement in an emergency. The lawsuit, filed Friday in Manhattan state court, says the COVID-19 pandemic is […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Lawsuit Challenges Virginia COVID-19 Workplace Standard

September 29, 2020

Via: SHRM

A manufacturers’ association and several employers have filed a lawsuit to enjoin Virginia’s Emergency Temporary Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention related to COVID-19, which the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board adopted on July 15. The Virginia Manufacturers’ Association and […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court declines to enforce subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn

September 1, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, which sought to enforce a subpoena issued to former White House counsel Don McGahn. The appeals court found […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court refuses to review order staying New Jersey 3D gun printing lawsuit

August 27, 2020

Via: Jurist

A split US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit refused Tuesday to review a trial judge’s orders that paused a challenge to New Jersey’s ban on three-dimensional gun printing. The court found that the orders could not be appealed […]


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California sues Trump over omitting undocumented immigrants from census apportionment count

July 31, 2020

Via: Jurist

California has sued US President Donald Trump over his order prohibiting undocumented immigrants from being included in Census apportionment counts. The complaint, filed Tuesday, argues that Trump’s order disturbs and undermines the historical precedent of the US counting “all of […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Missouri Limits Punitive Damages in Workplace Safety Lawsuits

July 20, 2020

Via: SHRM

On July 1, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed SB 591, which modifies various provisions relating to civil actions. Notably for Missouri employers, the bill modifies and restricts the way punitive damages are considered in lawsuits brought by current or former […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Pennsylvania environmental group sues EPA over Clean Water Act

July 15, 2020

Via: Jurist

A Pennsylvania-based environmental nonprofit filed suit Monday against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning the agency’s interpretation of a section of the Clean Water Act. Established in 1988, the Deleware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) works to “protect and restore the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

California first state to sue Trump administration over new international student visa rule

July 10, 2020

Via: Jurist

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Thursday that the state of California is filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s new rule that international students must leave the US if all of their classes are online. The US Immigration and […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US appeals court sends fossil fuel climate crisis lawsuit back to state court

July 8, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court’s order refusing to remove a lawsuit against ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy from state to federal court on Tuesday. The lawsuit, originally filed in the District Court for […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Suit claims competitors lured away legal clients with payments from ‘briefcase full of cash’

November 5, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

A $30 million lawsuit filed last Monday alleges a personal injury firm had its clients stolen by two competitors who sent case runners to a pain clinic where they enticed the patients to switch firms. The law firm Ginarte Gallardo […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Now reportedly in compliance with admissions standard, Cooley Law drops suit against ABA

November 1, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

After suing the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar over a noncompliance letter made public, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School has dismissed the lawsuit, which alleged Higher Education Act and common law due […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

California files lawsuit to challenge DACA rescission

September 18, 2017

Via: Jurist

California filed a lawsuit on Monday against the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), alleging the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unconstitutional. The complaint alleges that DACA’s rescission violates the Fifth Amendment’s Due Process […]


Privacy

Domain Name Thieves and How to Stop Them

September 7, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

It was nearly two decades ago when the world-famous star Madonna won the case against a cyber-squatter who maliciously used her trademark when putting up a porn site. At the time, madonna.com was full of content that was inappropriate even […]


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4 Potential Lawsuits to Watch Out for in Small Business

March 23, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

When you consider business-related lawsuits, your thoughts might turn to major corporations that sue one another or take heat from individuals looking for a piece of their massive capital reserves. But, lawsuits aren’t relegated to the realm of big business. […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

NY Lawsuit: Fantasy Sports Gambling ‘Exploits the Financially Desperate’

October 7, 2016

Via: FindLaw

New York recently passed a law allowing fantasy sports gaming to continue. This new law is now facing a legal challenge by an anti-gambling group. Last November, NY Attorney General Schneiderman issued an opinion stating that sites like FanDuel and […]


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Lawsuit filed against city of Los Angeles for endangering homeless

March 16, 2016

Via: Jurist

A federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Monday accusing the city of Los Angeles of endangering homeless people. The lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, alleges that the city has endangered the homeless by […]