EMPLOYMENT LAW: Is Your Website ADA Compliant?
Are you prepared to pay $100,000.00 in attorneys’ fees for your business’ discriminatory website? That’s exactly what happened to Florida-based supermarket chain Winn-Dixie when a legally blind customer filed suit because he was unable to fully utilize the ...
Posted By Michael R. Fostakowsky
CORPORATE/SECURITIES LAW: When is a Coin Really a Security?
At first glance, one would never consider a coin to be a security. Most people think of a coin as a form of currency that we use every day in America – quarters, dimes, nickels, even pennies. We certainly do not expect the Securities and Exchange ...
Posted By Claudia J. McDowell
TRADEMARK LAW: Patent and Trademark Office Delivers Just What the Doctor Ordered
Andre Young, popularly known as Dr. Dre, is many things: hip hop legend, famed producer, powerful music executive, wildly successful entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He was a founding member of N.W.A., one of the most influential rap groups of all time, ...
Posted By Samuel R. W. Price
Transportation Law: Orange County Bicyclist Settles for $9M Amidst National Report Finding Rise in Bicycle Pedestrian Fatalities
In April 2018, Orange County, CA Plaintiff, Jose Luis Nunez, reached a $9M settlement with a confidential truck-driver defendant after Nunez struck the passenger side of the trailer while riding in an intersection on a flashing “don’t walk” signal. Nunez ...
Posted By Silviana Dumitrescu
TOXIC TORTS: NEW JERSEY JURIES AWARD $117M IN TALC, $68M IN PELVIC MESH, NATIONAL TREND FOLLOWS SUIT
In Middlesex County, New Jersey, a state jury ordered that Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) and Imerys Talc America, an Imerys SA unit (“Imerys”), must pay $117 million in damages in a lawsuit claiming a man developed cancer due to his exposure to asbestos in ...
Posted By Mario A. Gonzalez