Lawsuits

 
 
  • $3.6 Billion Company Sues Janitor

    Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate management firm, is suing one of its former janitors. She is accused of cleaning the same building she cleaned for her former employer, but for a different firm, a violation...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Federal Court Must Decide If Netflix Is a Video Service

    A 2007 Missouri law allows municipalities and counties to collect franchise fees from video service providers, and they’ve been collecting from cable operators ever since. But Missourians, like other U.S. residents, are increasingly dropping cable service in...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • $115M Payout In Anthem Data Breach Settlement Gets Judge OK

    This is one of the largest data breach settlements ever, and the payout exceeds the $100 million insurance policy Anthem had against cyberattacks at the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Spoliation Sanctions Can Dwarf What The Case Is Worth

    A ruling from the Second Circuit Court earlier this year is a cautionary tale about the importance of implementing sound legal hold and production practices even in smaller cases. The value of this case in terms of...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Hedge Funds Becoming Big Players In Litigation Industry

    Hedge funds looking for investments that are disconnected from the economic cycle are jumping into litigation finance. The $6 billion hedge fund EJF Capital is raising money for an investment vehicle that will lend money to lawyers...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • #TimesUp

    “It’s time to ensure that your company has a strong policy prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace and that the policy is vigorously enforced,” writes Jennifer Robinson in this Today’s General Counsel column from the employment firm...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Mesh Litigation Conspiracy Alleged

    According to a New York Times investigative article, an “assembly-line-like system” involving plaintiff attorneys, litigation funders, banks, physicians and marketers is enticing women into needless and sometimes dangerous remedial surgery, in order to improve the chance of prevailing...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Woman Wins Equal Pay Suit In 9th Circuit Reversal

    In a rare turnaround after being petitioned for a rehearing, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that women cannot be paid less than men based on a work history of lesser pay. The court sided...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • 17 Percent Of EEOC Sexual Harassment Complainants Are Male

    In a recent CNN poll, ten percent of men reported they had been victims of sexual harassment at work. The percentage of sexual harassment charges filed before the EEOC by men is even higher – 17 percent...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • White Hats & “Vulnerability Scans” Touted As Security Ploys

    A close look at a cyber-liability lawsuit that targets a law firm that did not, to anyone's knowledge, actually suffer a breach, with some recommendation for....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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