Lawsuits

For GCs, A Troubling Ruling From Mass. Supreme Court

Following revelations that data-analytics firm Cambridge Analytica had obtained and utilized Facebook users’ data for political-advertising purposes, Facebook commissioned a law firm to do an…

Facebook Replies To Its 48-State Antitrust Charge

Facing antitrust claims by 48 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in December, company attorneys met with the editorial board of the cleveland.com/Plain Dealer and…

Why A Company Sued Its Own GC For Malpractice

The internecine dispute followed a period of cash flow problems and resulting difficulties in making payroll at the plaintiff finance company. The company then, at…

Walmart Loses Trade Secret Case, Ordered To Pay $115M

A California-based company alleged that Walmart agreed to try out its fresh food monitoring technology, then cancelled their agreement and rolled out its own version,…

Antitrust Suit Reveals Alleged Insider Trading By Google

Lawyers representing Texas in its antitrust suit against Google have unearthed a secret program the tech giant used to track bids on its ad-buying platform.…

The Forever Lawsuit

Oracle v. Rimini Street was filed in 2010. A milestone of sorts was reached in 2014 when a jury concluded that Rimini was violating Oracle’s…

Websites Don’t Need ADA Accessibility-11th Circuit

If Congress wants to include websites under its definition of “public accommodation,” it will have to make that explicit in legislation, per the Eleventh Circuit…

Busted For Having the Same Name As Another Guy

Darren Cole, 50, was 35 years old the first time the Chicago Police detained him on the basis of a southern Illinois arrest warrant for…

An Election “Steal” May Have Actually Occurred In FLA; Charges Are Filed

A former Republican state senator has been arrested and charged with three felonies for his alleged role in the election of the state senator from…

SEC Sues Crypto-Based Online Publisher, Alleging Unregistered Securities

The complaint, filed in the District of New Hampshire, targets a decentralized publishing platform called LBRY. The SEC alleges that LBRY Inc. sold millions of…