Poole & Shaffery Congratulates Brian E. Koegle and Hunt C. Braly on Being Nominated for Santa Clarita's 2018 "Man of the Year"
Poole & Shaffery congratulates partners Brian E. Koegle and Hunt C. Braly on each of their nominations for the prestigious “Man of the Year” award for the City of Santa Clarita. Each year, outstanding individuals are recognized in the “Santa Clarita Valley ...
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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
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
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
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
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