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Monsanto sued in Los Angeles County for false advertising

Monsanto Sued In Los Angeles for False Advertising

Monsanto is still dodging a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County, California. This lawsuit claims Monsanto is guilty of false advertising. They claim arose from television ads which claimed glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, targets enzymes found only in plants and not mammals. Monsanto claimed Glyphosate is harmles

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New York State beefed up protections for some private and public sector workers2

New York City Process Servers Get Increased Protection Even as They May Be Replaced by Facebook

New York State beefed up protections for some private and public sector workers. Assaults against them is now a Class D felony. An attack on a worker used to be a Class A misdemeanor. The protections, read more

Cell phone customers can download ringtones from the Internet or their cell phone service provider, such as Verizon

In re Cellco / Verizon (USA v. ASCAP): Behind the District Court Ruling that Customer Use of Ringtones Does Not Constitute a Public Performance

On October 14, Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York ruled that a cell phone service provider does not need a public performance license when it provides ringtones to its customers. The Copyright Act provides the owners of musical compositions are entitled to license fees when their works are "publicly" perf

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Hotel Safety for the Weary Traveler and a Reminder for the Rest of Us

Hotel Safety for the Weary Traveler and a Reminder for the Rest of Us

"I'm sorry. We can't tell you that". Those seven words might have prevented TV personality Erin Andrews from the humiliation of nude videos going viral online.

Andrews, for

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New York City Enacts Anti-Discrimination Rules for Locker Rooms and Rest Rooms

New York City Enacts Anti-Discrimination Rules for Locker Rooms and Rest Rooms

Beginning Monday, persons touring the city can access bathrooms, and locker rooms, that are in line with their sexual identification. The city's mayor, Bill de Blasio, signed the order which ensures people entrance to single-gender lavatories at city buildings such as offices, swimming spa

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Google sued

Google Sued For Illegally Scanning Emails

Several students and alumni from the University of California-Berkeley have filed a lawsuit against Google in federal court, alleging it illegally intercepted and scanned university emails for the purpose of advertising purposes. Google's Gmail service is used

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More legal troubles for Chipotle

More legal troubles for Chipotle

  As if the lawsuits following the food poisoning were not enough, Chipotle Mexican Grill is now in more legal trouble. This time it is to do with several sex discrimination charges in Cincinnati. Several former female managers have just filed suit against this fast food restaurant chain on allegations that they were wrongly terminated by a former manager who f

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Heartland Data Breach: Handicapping the Financial Institutions' Suit In Light of Recent Class Actions

Heartland Data Breach: Handicapping the Financial Institutions’ Suit In Light of Recent Class Actions

Financial institutions face an uncertain legal environment when they attempt to obtain reimbursement for losses associated with a data breach at a credit card processor. When a data breach at a credit card processor or large merchant occurs, financial institutions are often out millions of dollars associated with cancelling and re

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HOA rules ban ‘For Sale’ signs

When Denise Hicks decided to sell her Lebanon home, she put a for sale sign in the front yard.A few days later she got a letter from the Home Owners Association warning her to take it down or risk being fined. According to the Spence Creek HOA, for sale and rent signs are prohibited. So are advertising flyers and posters and billboards of any kind. Hicks contracted with long time read more

US Government’s CPSC set to announce massive crib recall

US Government’s CPSC set to announce massive crib recall

The US Government’s Consumer Product Safety Commission plans to announce on Tuesday an expansive recall on cribs with dropdown sides. Both CBS News and ABC News in the U.S. have learned that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an independent federal agency, will announce a recall on cribs with dropdown sides in what could be the largest crib recall in U.S. history. A report issued by Consumer Correspondent Susan Koeppen on CBS’s “Early Show” indicated th

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