Lawsuits

“Sigh Of Relief” As Supreme Court Takes Up PAGA Case

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With the Supreme Court granting certiorari in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, California employers “who have been plagued by the filing of boilerplate PAGA […]

Gig Work Showdown Looms In ‘22

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In November 2020, California’s Proposition 22 passed with 59 percent of the vote, enabling companies like Lyft, Uber and Instacart to classify their drivers as […]

See-Saw Battle In Largest Ever U.S. Tort Case

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Days after a federal jury in Florida found 3M liable for $22.5 million in a “bellwether” case alleging problems with ear plugs formerly manufactured by […]

Kennedy Magic Levitates An Anti-Vax Group

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A formerly obscure anti-vax group became a fund raising and propaganda powerhouse when Robert F. Kennedy Jr.came aboard, and it’s now one of the world’s […]

Another Peril For Celebs! Copyright Suits By Papparazzi!

It’s bad enough when a paparazzo snaps a photo of a celebrity having a bad hair day, or doing something regrettable. Now those sneaky bastards […]

Cheap Bubbly Or Not, Pillow Guy Wasn’t Defamed

According to a New York federal Judge, noted Trumpie, ex-crackhead and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was not libeled when the Daily Mail published a story […]

Shareholder Activists Empowered Under Recent SEC Policy Change

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A legal bulletin published last month by the SEC will make it easier to file shareholder resolutions and return more influence to investors, according to […]

Funny Money Update

The Australian computer scientist Craig Wright, who claims he is the one and only “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the pseudonym of the anonymous person who launched Bitcoin, […]

To Reduce Risk, Make AI “Explainable”

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The problem for companies that employ AI, says a post from Federal News Network, is to make sure it’s implemented “in an ethical way” – […]

New Due Diligence Obligations for Deforestation-Risk Products

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Recently passed legislation in the UK will regulate the import and use of certain so-called forest risk commodities (FRCs), or products derived from them, according […]

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