Litigation

 
 
  • Houston School District Must Pay $9.2 Million In Copyright Suit

    The Houston Independent School District, the largest in Texas and one of the largest in the U.S., has lost a copyright infringement lawsuit and must pay $9.2 million to a Texas company that produces study guides. A...

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  • Huawei Banished? Private Right-Wing Venture Wants to Fill The Space

    The business plan of a proposed 5G company, called Rivada Networks, would be dependent on a U.S. government contract that would give it access to unused Department of Defense bandwidth which it could then sell, splitting the...

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  • Bogus Legal Threats Can Be Potent Phishing Lures

    The jolt that people get as they read an email saying they are about to get sued is enough to get some of them to click on enclosed links, and scammers have taken notice. A template for...

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  • Father Sues Son Over Law Firm Name

    A South Carolina personal injury attorney has sued his son and former colleague, after the son started his own firm using the family name. George Sink Sr., principal at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers, has sued George...

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  • Maximizing Privilege In Data Breach Investigations

    The Investigation of a data breach is not automatically protected, but there are ways to maximize the chances that it will be...

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  • How The #MeToo Movement Has Changed M&A

    The #MeToo movement has had a major effect on what investors and buyers are obliged to do in order to manage risk. This Today’s General Counsel article, by Littler attorneys Devjani H. Mishra and Raoul Parekh, discusses...

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  • Cyber Lawsuits Are Targeting Boards of Directors

    Before cyber-breaches were that big a deal – or at least it before they were making headlines and costing some major companies multi-millions of dollars – a decision in Delaware’s chancery court paved the way for today’s...

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  • Amazon Hacked, In A Slow-Motion Fraud

    Over a period of about six months, hackers siphoned cash from about 100 Amazon merchant accounts to accounts the hackers controlled at two financial services companies. Amazon explicitly acknowledged that the two companies, Barclays Plc and Prepay...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Trump’s Hard Line Includes Business Immigration

    Media attention on President Trump’s immigration policy tends to focus on illegal border crossing. But Trump also has called for a big reduction in legal immigration and has specifically targeted U.S. businesses that hire foreign professionals. This...

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  • Doctor Sues Plaintiff Lawyer For $13M

    A doctor in Florida, after cutting loose from his insurer and refusing to settle a malpractice lawsuit, won his case. The legal battle took ten years, and he says it cost him 18,000 hours and a million...

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