Lawsuits

YouTube Is Latest “Auto-Renewal” Class Action

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A recent case filed in federal court in Oregon is the latest in a spate of class actions alleging deceptive automatic subscription renewal practices, says […]

Insurer Must Pay $5.2M To Woman Who Caught STD In Car

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A Missouri appeals court has upheld an arbitration decision awarding a $5.2M insurance payout to a woman who said she’d contracted a sexually transmitted disease […]

Meta Is Getting Swarmed By “Addictive Algorithm” Lawsuits

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Psychologically damaging content on Meta, formerly Facebook, might be protected by Section 230 in the Communications Decency Act, but the secret sauce that spoon-feeds it […]

Meat-Substitute Companies At Each Other’s Throats

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Two big players in the substitute-meat industry have been going at it since 2017, when they leveled reciprocal charges of inadequate health and production standards, […]

Claims-Made Pitfall: “So Many Are Shocked To Find That Their Claim Will Be Denied And That the Denial Will Be Upheld.”

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Claims-made, as opposed to occurrence-based policy forms, have been around since at least 1964 and are the standard in the specialty and professional lines industry. […]

Goodwill, Bad Will, and the Spirit of Lehman Brothers

Lehman Brothers got some bad press for tanking the global economy in 2008, but hey, that was a long time ago, and even then the […]

Anti-Vax Crusaders Dealt Setback In Legal Battle With Elizabeth Warren

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A federal judge has denied a motion by anti-vaxxers, including Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., to declare that a letter sent by Elizabeth Warren to Amazon […]

How To Respond To Whistleblower Demands

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The company receives a letter from a former employee, alleging the company has engaged in a financial fraud and demanding a seven-figure payment, or else […]

Money Talks About Free Speech

Shawnee State, a university in Ohio, is paying philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether $400,000 because it rebuked him for refusing to use a student’s preferred pronoun. […]

A Trade Secret Slugfest In Big Pharma

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Weeks after being sued by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on multiple counts, including misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract, two former Pfizer executives have […]