Jamie Ribman

Jamie Ribman

Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

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Don’t Be A Target: Mitigating Liability From Cyber Attacks

During the holiday season, Bullseye, a big box retailer, was the victim of a cyber attack that compromised the credit and debit card information (including PIN and CVV codes) of nearly 40 million of its customers. The attack...more

2/20/2014 - Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Protection Target

Lost Or Stolen: Liability For Unauthorized Credit Card Charges

On a brisk January day, Mary A. Richman opened her mailbox and was confronted with the sobering sight of thick envelopes from Visa, American Express and MasterCard each containing a month’s worth of extravagant Christmas...more

1/29/2014 - Credit Cards EFTA False Billing Identity Theft Theft

Living In A State Of De-Nile: Are Commercial Drones Viable?

Soon, the days of having to wait for your online purchase to arrive may be a thing of the past. Nile, giant online retailer of everything from books to breakfast cereal, announced that it intended to deploy a fleet of...more

12/20/2013 - Drones FAA Internet Retailers Surveillance

In The Line Of Fire

Amon Fire and B.A. Ware have been hunting buddies since high school and have hunted with each other many times. The two men head out one crisp November day to go turkey hunting, as they are bound and determined that this...more

11/22/2013 - Firearms Hunting Negligence Safety Precautions

Them’s Fighting Words!

With Halloween less than a week away, Bill Hatfield and his neighbor Randy McCoy are at it again. This time, it’s over McCoy’s pumpkin orange 38-foot recreational vehicle parked in front of his house. ...more

10/28/2013 - First Amendment Free Speech Halloween

Five New Texas State Laws From The 83rd Legislature Affecting Every Business

Jeff Leach (LRM associate and Texas House Representative), helped us recap 5 bills of critical interest to you and your business passed in the last Session. DRUG TESTING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS (SB 21) - Drug...more

9/26/2013 - Distracted Driving Drug Testing New Legislation Public Schools Tax Cuts Unemployment Benefits Water

Wanna Bet? Betting About Baseball Returns To The News

In 2011, Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun became the first MLB player to successfully challenge, and evade, a 50-game suspension for suspected use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Coincidentally, that same year, Braun...more

8/29/2013 - Baseball Gambling Performance Enhancing Drugs

The Supreme Court Narrows The Definition Of “Supervisor” – The Cat’s Meow For Corporations

Ellen Tabby, an African-American, has worked for Binge and Purr, a cat food manufacturing company, for several years....more

7/31/2013 - Cat's Paw Hostile Environment Race Discrimination Supervisors Title VII Vicarious Liability

Protecting Your Piece Of The Pie: Texas Adopts The Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Pizza the Action is a major distributor of pizza dough and toppings and provides these products to many large national pizza chains. ...more

6/26/2013 - Misappropriation New Legislation Trade Secrets Uniform Trade Secrets Acts

Gentlemen, Start Your Videos

Billy Bob Cooter is spending a Sunday doing what he loves most – attending a NASCAR race to watch his favorite driver Ricky Bobby pilot the #26 Wonder Bread car. ...more

5/30/2013 - Copyright Infringement NASCAR YouTube

The Tax Man Cometh To Cyberspace

Rose Pettle is the owner of Florist Gump, a chain of flower shops throughout Texas. Ever the entrepreneur, Rose launched Bloomarama.com, an internet business selling many floral items in her brick and mortar stores. ...more

4/30/2013 - Internet Retailers Sales & Use Tax

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