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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits: Calif. man shot in face by alleged burglar sued for shooting back

    … A California man retaliated after an alleged burglar shot him in the head — and got sued for it. Samuel Cutrufelli, 31, allegedly broke into 90-year-old Jay Leone’s house and shot him in the jaw. Leone fired back at Cutrufelli, who is now bringing a lawsuit against Leone for shooting him “negligently.” CBS5 sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com Ninety-year…

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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits: How lawsuit against Classmates.com ended in paltry $3.93 payouts

    … and have in no way, shape or form been damaged by whatever the asshole attorneys are claiming,” wrote Curt Miller, one of the 375 objectors whose e-mail became part of the public record. “This is a complete waste of time for all involved.” US District Judge Richard Jones read those hundreds of objections and took them to heart. In a June 2012 order…

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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits: Fan sues Bills over 3 excess texts?

    … As if losing four straight Super Bowls and not having a winning record since 2004 wasn’t bad enough. One Buffalo Bills fan thinks three extra text messages is worth a lawsuit against his favorite team. Jerry Wojcik, a Bills fan living in Tampa, Fla., is reportedly suing the franchise after signing up to receive text updates from Buffalo’s website…

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  • Most Ridiculous Lawsuits: Burned fan sues Cowboys

    … A Dallas Cowboys fan is burning mad at her team. Jennelle Carrillo, of Cleburne, Texas, has sued the Cowboys and owner/general manager Jerry Jones after she suffered severe burns to her backside while allegedly sitting on a bench outside Cowboys Stadium before a team scrimmage in August 2010. Temperatures on the day of the annual Blue &…

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  • Social Media / – US-Rechtsfälle

    … OM 12_31 Report of the Acting General Counsel Concerning Social Media Cases.docInteressantes zu Social Media und Rechtsfälle in den USA: OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL / Report of the Acting General CounselConcerning Social Media Cases updated report from the Acting General Counsel concerning social media cases within the last year:OM 12_31 Report…

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  • ILR: Foreign Firms Most Affected by a U.S. Law Barring Bribes

    …Legal Reform News Daily 09/2012 A law intended to prohibit the payment of bribes to foreign officials by United States businesses has produced more than $3 billion in settlements. But a list of the top companies making these settlements is notable in one respect: its lack of American names. To read more about click the link below: The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/04/business/global/bribery-settlements-under-us-law-are-mostly-with-foreign-countries.html?_r=2&smid=tw-share …

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  • US-Arbeitsrecht

    … In den USA ist eben nicht alles im Arbeitsrecht erlaubt, der alles entscheidende Gradmesser, ob zulässig oder nicht, ist die Frage nach “Diskriminierung ja/nein”. (National Law Review September 2012) Discrimination Claims Based on Denial of Religious Clothing Is “Low Hanging Fruit” to EEOC; At a recent workshop for attorneys, the Equal Employment…

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  • Gestaltung von Verträgen mit Bezug zum US-Recht / Systemunterschiede

    … angloamerikanischen Recht (dem Common Law) in wichtigen Bereichen an umfassenden Kodifizierungen (so dass man sich – um nicht auf Rechtsprechung / Case Law angewiesen zu sein – auf allumfassende Regelungen im Vertrag verlässt), und liegt dem Deutschen an kurz gefassten Vertragsklauseln, möchte der US-Amerikaner (ähnlich UK) ein detailliert ausgearbeitetes…

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  • US-Kartellverfahren gegen Apple und u.a. Holtzbrinck

    … United States v. Apple, Inc., Hachette Book Group, Inc., HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C., Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH, Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC d/b/a Macmillan, The Penguin Group, A Division of Pearson PLC, Penguin Group (USA), Inc., and Simon & Schuster, Inc.; alle Verfahrensunterlagen hier…

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  • Garrard v. Pirelli Tire LLC

    … distribution system. It is clear Pirelli DG expects its Metzeler tires to be purchased in the American market. Accordingly, Pirelli DG must expect its Metzeler tires will purchased in Illinois, one of the five largest states in the Nation.” …

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  • US-Annual Survey of Judicial Developments Pertaining to Mergers and Acquisitions

    … Nietzer & Häusler ist Mitglied der American Bar Association / Mergers and Acquisitions Committee und stellt den Lesern des US Blogs den Jahresbericht (ersetllt von der Annual Survey Working Group of the M&A Jurisprudence Subcommittee, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, ABA Section of Business Law) hier zur Verfügung: Annual Survey 2011 re Mergers & Acquisitions. Ihre Aufmerksamkeit wollen wir auf # 7 (Meaning of “Best Efforts” und # 8 (Breach of Good Faith Negotiation Covenant”) lenken, sehr lesenswert. …

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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits USA: Former TSU law students take grade dispute to court

    … Houston and Texas Karla Ford and Jonathan Chan expected to be spending this year studying legal briefs and litigation as second-year law students at Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Instead, last spring, both students were dismissed after getting a D grade in their Contracts II course. Now, the two are suing…

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