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Common Employment Law Mistakes for Small, Start-Up and Growing Companies
Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Class Certification in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Can Feds Force Companies to Disclose Political Spending?
Three Key Data Retention Questions
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
What to Expect from the Supreme Court During Obama’s Second Term
The Weekly Brief: Abu Hamza On Trial, Wells Fargo Sued, Bingham Cuts Costs
Barofsky: Govt. Complicity Provides Libor Defense
Breaking Down the NFL Concussion Class Action and the Players’ “Warrior Mentality”—Eliot Wagonheim
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
Lawyer: 20 More Law School Class Actions Coming
The ethical issues surrounding the use of social media in the legal environment is constantly evolving, making it very important for attorneys to keep abreast of recent decisions, regulatory initiatives and legislative...more
It has become increasingly important for both businesses and individuals to receive payments that are due to them. Debtors are often delinquent in paying for goods, services or other financial obligations. When a debtor...more
Defendants' demurrer to the First Amended Complaint's UCL, FAL and CLRA causes of action based on failure to plead reliance, and failure to plead requisite damages sufficient to confer standing under Simpson Strong Tie v....more
Defendants filed their petition to compel individual arbitration of the putative class action claims pursuant to the United Supreme Court's ruling in Concepcion v. ATT. Briefing schedule and hearing date to be set by the...more
About 75,000 victims of a work-from-home scam have received refunds of the money they paid courtesy of the FTC. This scam offered an online work-from-home opportunity where the victims were sold access to job listings. The...more
Here are a several items we thought you’d find interesting.
• Lawsuit says Delta lies about lost luggage liability limits. A class action lawsuit filed against Delta Air Lines says the carrier misleads customers about...more
Readers have seen my warnings about plaintiff attorneys trying to turn every marketing statement of opinion or puffing into a consumer fraud claim. Now comes a decision about a non-consumer product consumer fraud claim. A...more
California's Seller Assisted Marketing Plan Act is a powerful piece of consumer protection law that affects people who are trying to start or continue home-based businesses. It is found in California Civil Code in section...more
SB 558 proposes to lower the evidentiary standard for obtaining enhanced remedies available under California's Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) from "clear and convincing" to "preponderance of...more
This article provides useful information for every manufacturer, private labeler or distributor of consumer products about the CPSC Database and warns that reports of product defects could be made by people with a hidden...more
While the civil justice system almost never concerns itself with punishing wrongdoing, instead focusing on compensating victims for harm they suffer, there are some cases where civil courts take it upon themselves to deter...more
The Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper's October '10 Newsletter announces the launch of his new book entitled "3 Reasons Why Your Employment Agreement May Not Be Worth the Paper It's Printed On," and includes several articles...more
The Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper's August 2010 Newsletter includes the following:
Welcome to the August '10 edition of our newsletter!
The articles in this edition of the Newsletter include the following...more
What can you do when you learn someone has made defamatory statements about you? Read to find out, and then:
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr.
RESPA, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, was passed to address abusive practices such as kickbacks or referral fees that can result in higher costs to the home buyer. However, as a lawyer with RESPA experience,...more
As an experienced personal injury lawyer with millions of dollars in settlements from over thirty years of experience, there are a number of common tricks and tactics utilized by insurance companies in settling personal...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*New York Law Makes Refund Policies Clearer
*Food Makers Shelve Smart Choices Program
*Complaint Says Target’s Silk Soymilk Isn’t Organic
*Lawsuit Accuses Cash4Gold of...more
An Analysis of Insurance Company Bad Faith in California Pedestrian, Bicycle, Car and Motorcycle Accidental Injury and Death Accidents By An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney and Former Insurance Company Defense Lawyer And...more
Dental Fraud and Malpractice Attorney Sebastian Gibson Discusses Dental Group Scams, Dentist Fraud, Rip Offs, Bait and Switch Tactics, False Advertising and Dental Malpractice in California and how a few bad apples in the...more
Damages to an Injured Persons Credit Often Befall Victims after a car accident
§ 602. Congressional findings and statement of purpose [15 U.S.C. § 1681]the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
(1) The banking system is...more
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