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Floating park in NYC

New Yorkers Say Goodbye to Floating Park

It seems that some New Yorkers hate things that float. An innovative and ambitious plan to erect a floating park on the Hudson River just off 13th Street West turned out to be a big letdown. The floating park known as Pier 55 was supposed to be an undulating platform that would have stood on the pilings in the Hudson River. The developers had planned for a lush landscape dotted with stages for dance, music, and theater. It was nicknamed read more

Celebrating litigation

Celebrate Love Litigating Lawyers Day With Things You’ll Never Hear a Lawyer Say

Happy "Love Litigating Lawyers Day." Yes. No matter how unpopular lawyers are, everyone wants to have ‘their' day. The origin of LLLD is unknown, but LLLD was created to honor the contributions of lawyers in America. The best way to celebrate the day is to realize the importance of attorneys in their role of upholding society. To celebrate, it may be a good time to reflect on things you'll never hear a litig

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Baby powder by Johnson & Johnson

$417 Million Awarded in Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson

Johnson’s Baby Powder is a product that is found in almost every house. It’s a baby product, popular and has a lovely scent. What could possibly be the damage? You’ll be surprised. In a recent lawsuit, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $417 million in damages, to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s well know

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Lawsuit Claims Landlord Increased Rent For Repairs Never Done

Rents have been consistently increasing in most parts of the country. In some cases, landlords increase the rent and tell their tenants that they are in the process of upgrading or renovating the place. However, in a large number of cases, landlords just keep the money and never upgrade the building. This is exactly what has happened to Randy Garcia in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Randy was paying $1,800 rent, an exorbitant sum considering the fact that she has a low-paying job. After obtai

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Patent law

New Patent Law Ruling Allows Refurbishing and Reselling

Last week, the US Supreme Court dealt a major blow to all corporations and manufacturers that frequently used the patent law as a weapon against individuals and other companies. The Supreme Court has ruled that companies and firms can only be sued for patent infringements in the geographic location where they actually do business. In other words, once a company has sold a product, it cannot preven

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The Edge vs. California

The most bitter property battle in US history is about to start in California.  Since buying 151 acres in the Santa Monica mountains in California way back in 2005, a progressive war has waged between the environmental groups backed by state agencies and the Dubliner, David Evans. Also known as the Edge, David wants to build five exclusive mansions on Malibu land known as Sweetwater Mesa, an open space that h

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Legal Battle Over Misplaced Comma

A missing commahas created a lot of misunderstanding mainly because millions of dollars are at stake because of it. Last week, the US Federal appeals court decided to keep alive a lawsuit initiated by dairy drivers who are seeking more than $10 million in a dispute that involves overtime pay. The issue concerns Maine's over time

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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 harml

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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, signed Wednesday by Governor Andrew Cuomo, include utility workers, process servers, and workers who clean mass transportation stops and terminal

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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" per

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