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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: 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 of the Acting General Counsel Concerning Social Media Cases.doc …

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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

    … was manufactured by Defendant Pirelli DG in Germany, installed in Japan by Yamaha, and then shipped to the US and sold to plaintiff. Pirelli DG participates in a sophisticated global distribution system that allows its tires to be sold all over the globe, including the American market. In a products liability action, if a manufacturer markets…

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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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