Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper May '11 Newsletter


This month's newsletter is a bit unusual in that it covers two stories of outrageous behavior with one thing in common: people showing remarkable disregard for the safety of children. The first pertains to school negligence; the latter involves a toy manufacturer who ignored the federal lead paint regulations - even though these laws have been in effect since early 2009.

One other thing: you may want to check out an article that didn't make it into this month's newsletter: How New York's Day Care Licensing Requirements Fail New Yorkers

Following are the links to the articles in this month's newsletter:

Why One School Didn't Report a Student Who Lit a Classmate on Fire;

When Helping Your New Employer Solicit Your Former Clients May Not Be "Improper";

What the Courts May Do When the Plaintiff Can't Remember the Accident; and,

Lead Paint Violation Prompts Recall of Toy Story 3 Bowling Game.

Links to some other articles that you may find of interest are listed below.


Beyonce Not Beyond (or Above) the Law, Says NY Breach of Contract Suit

How Good Faith Is Implied in Non-Solicitation Agreements Under NY Law

MGA Wins Round II in Bratz Doll Fight With Mattel

NY Court Dismisses Fraudulent Misrepresentation Claim

Finding Plaintiff's Claim Implausible, Brooklyn Jury Rejects Trip & Fall Claim

How Failing to Investigate a NY Slip & Fall Case Can Prove Fatal to the Claim

Study Finds That More Than 25% of Kids Unbuckle Car Seats - While Car Is Moving

Why This NY School Negligence Decision Is Really No Big Deal

NY Bicyclist's Claim He Was Blown From Bike By Helicopter Survives Dismissal


The Duty of a School to Supervise Its After School Programs Under NY Law

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