Lawsuits

Why Employers Are Vulnerable To “Take-Home” Covid Lawsuits

It’s a growing litigation niche that could generate billions in liabilities, following a pattern that became familiar in asbestos litigation. These cases allege company liability “even though the plaintiff…

How Overreach Can Sink An In-House Privilege Claim

In-house legal at Dartmouth college was brought up short, when a judge ruled its privilege claim for a trove of in-house communications exceeds the privilege’s…

Big Retailers, Landlords, On Collision Course

By early summer the statistics were already grim, with fewer than a third of retail tenants paying as little as 75 percent of their rent,…

StockX Facing Class Action For Breach It Denied

StockX, a trading platform for fashion and sneakers, is facing a class action lawsuit after a data breach this past spring. TechCrunch reported the breach…

“Disturbing Images”: A Beleaguered Content Moderator Sues YouTube

The same lawyer who won a $52 million settlement earlier this year for a Facebook employee is representing a woman who did similar content moderation…

Bill-Collecting Law Firm Sued Over Court Debts

A firm that is one of the nation’s largest collectors of debt owed to municipalities and other government entities has been sued for what plaintiffs…

Tesla
Tesla Wins In Ruling Vs Ex-Employee

In the latest turn in a protracted legal battle, a federal judge dismissed a defamation claim by a former Tesla employee, while allowing the company’s trade secrets case…

Elevator Repairmen Allege Years Of Blatant Racism On The Job

It’s inherently dangerous work, but when it also includes confronting things like “noose” graffiti, the n-word scrawled playfully backwards, racist insults and clueless or actively…

Utah’s Newly Appointed Solicitor General May Face Court Sanctions, After Intervening In A Class Action.

Utah’s incoming solicitor general got a stern rebuke and a threat of sanctions from a federal magistrate in a matter that had nothing to do…

Pandemic Underscores Need To Insure Intangible Assets

A recent joint report from Lloyd’s of London and KPMG finds that as much of 85 percent of total business value in many industries now…

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