Litigation

Record $275M Fine For Game Maker

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The $275 million fine, for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), was one of two settlements with game maker Epic Games, […]

American Builders Wins Bad Faith Suit Against Southern-Owners

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling that Southern-Owners Insurance acted in bad faith when it failed to pay anything toward […]

Cyber Insurance Reeling, May Disappear, Says Zurich Insurance Exec

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Among all risks, natural catastrophes have been considered the most likely to become uninsurable, but it now looks as if that distinction will fall to […]

Robot Opines On Its Potential Legal Problems

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It’s getting easier to interact with AI, and it’s going to get a lot easier in the near future, observers say. Unlike fusion power generation, […]

Another “Inflation” Is Roiling The Insurance Market

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Social inflation is a broad and somewhat slippery term that refers to rising insurance costs as the result of increasing litigation, plaintiff-friendly judgments, higher jury […]

Twitter Allegedly Fired Employees On Medical Leave

Allegations that Twitter terminated employees who were on medical or parental leave, unfairly laid off more women than men, and reneged on promises related to […]

“Pyrrhic” Victory For DOJ In Aerospace Labor-Poaching Case

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In a case involving a high-level no-poach agreement in the aerospace industry, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division beat back the defendant companies’ attempt to […]

Green Carve-Out Partly Defangs Injunction In Wind Turbine IP Case

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A post from law firm Mintz sees a significant trend in a ruling from U.S. District Court in Massachusetts. “This case,” the attorneys write, “indicates […]

The Diciest Of Corporate Governance Issues

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They’ve gotten more expensive and the range of issues spawning them has grown wider, according to a post from law firm Farella Braun+Martel. Alleged fraud, […]

Death Trap

The fallout keeps falling from Justice Clarence Thomas’s majority opinion in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, according to Steven Lubet, Williams […]