Being a plaintiff’s lawyer these days requires more than a little bit of stoicism. The federal appellate courts rarely issue rules that expand the rights of people injured by corporate greed and recklessness.
Since Apple launched the first iPhone in 2007, the popularity of smart phones and tablets has sky-rocketed. These devices, with their sleek design, touch screens and easy access to a myriad of entertainment options, have fast become the preferred method of communication for executives.
Monday’s Wall Street Journal ran a fantastic article about one man’s mesothelioma lawsuit. Here is a link to the article, which is probably behind a pay wall.
In a unanimous decision issued June 13, the Supreme Court put an end to a parched Texas municipal utility’s bid to secure an Oklahoma water right.
Did You Know…Employee Privacy Rights May Be Trumped by Third Party Requests for Disclosure of Contact Information
The California Supreme Court ordered the County of Los Angeles to disclose non-union employees’ contact information to SEIU Local 721.
On June 17, 2013, the Supreme Court issued its decision in FTC v. Actavis, Inc. et al. Justice Breyer delivered the majority decision, and was joined by Justices Kennedy, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan.
With the recent surge in U.S. shale gas production, a common narrative has developed that cheaper natural gas will crowd out the power markets for renewable generation.
“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it -Theodore Roosevelt
PROBLEM: To make himself appear cash-poor, the debtor, a small business owner, increases his business’s discretionary expenditures knowing that he can recoup the money after the divorce is final.
The day after. Oprah talks about the power that our bad secrets hold over us. The amount of time and energy we spend keeping them hidden.