Litigation

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…

“Procurement Collusion Strike Force” Will Target Govt Contractors

A DOJ strike force that was first assembled in 2019 is expected to take a more active role under the new administration. According to an…

Pressure On Auto Insurers For Heftier Pandemic Rebates

Following a barrage of class actions lawsuits filed by one law firm in Nevada, regulators in at least two states have begun to question the…

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…