Us Corporate Law

  • NY woman who admitted killing 3 kids seeks money

    … since her arrest, attorneys said. New York’s “Son of Sam Law,” amended in 2001, was designed to prevent criminals from profiting from their crimes, including “income generated as a result of having committed the crime.” McCarty noted the unique aspect of the Brewer case is that she has not been convicted. Brewer admitted she drowned her three…

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  • I Can’t Play This 2008 Game Online Forever, Plaintiff Complains

    … is an avid player of Electronic Arts’ extensive line of sports games—or at least he was until he learned of its treachery—sued EA in the Eastern District of New York (but alleging violations of California law) on July 24. Justin alleges he bought a number of EA sports games over the past five years or so, relying “upon the representation that these EA…

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  • Woman sues for slipping on peanuts at Texas Roadhouse

    … impairment as a result of slipping and falling on the peanut shells. She is also seeking monetary retribution for lost wages in the past and loss of earning capacity in the future. Texas Roadhouse Inc. has requested a jury trial and will be represented by Gauntt, Earl & Binney, LLP. Tijerina will be represented by The Green Law Firm, PC. A pretrial is set for 2:00 p.m. on November 6, 2013 at the U.S. Federal Courthouse before Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan in Brownsville. …

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  • Busy carpet pattern caused man’s fall, suit alleges

    … Orange County resident Danny Stilley is blaming a “busy carpet pattern” at an area restaurant as the reason why he tripped and fell. Stilley filed suit against Kampus Korner Restaurant on Aug. 14 in Jefferson County District Court. According to the lawsuit, on Feb. 4, 2012, Stilley was a patron at the restaurant, located near the Lamar…

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  • Why are James and Tricia Keene suing the wrong company?

    … James and Tricia Keene’s case against EasyLift Cargo Lifts of Galveston is thin, inasmuch as the injury to James’s arm last November seems to have resulted from “operator error.”It may have occurred while the frugal husband was using it as a discount elevator rather than as a cargo lift that the company installed in the Keene beach house…

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  • Prisoner Files $1 Trillion Lawsuit Over Belly Ache

    … A convict in an Arizona prison won’t quit his belly aching unless he’s paid $1 trillion – literally. Dale Frank Maisano, 61, an inmate at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Tucson, is suing the company that runs the prison’s commissary for $1 trillion, claiming the food gave him cramps and caused him to lose sleep. Read Maisano’s $1 Trillion…

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  • The Intersection of Golf and the Law

    … Although it may not be very likely that you will end up talking to a lawyer instead of the 19th hole bartender after a round, it happens more often than you might imagine. And as a public service, here’s one spot where the law intersects golf with some frequency: a par 3 on a busy course. Why? Because that’s where the traffic bottlenecks happen…

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  • Phila. cop sues Target Corp. for severe eye injuries sustained in attack by shoplifter

    … A Philadelphia police officer is suing retailer Target and two John Doe defendants over injuries he allegedly sustained after an altercation with one of the men at the Target store at 7400 Bustleton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. Attorney Jay L. Edelstein, of Edelstein Law, filed suit earlier this month at the Philadelphia Court of Common…

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  • Chris Sevier, Tennessee Man, Suing Apple For Letting Him Access Porn

    … A Tennessee man is suing Apple, claiming the tech giant is at fault for selling devices that grant him unrestricted access to porn on the internet. In a 50 page complaint, filed mid-June, former attorney Chris Sevier holds that since Apple is “concerned with the welfare of our Nation’s children, while furthering pro-American values” it should…

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  • Froome Wins the Tour and a Victory for Law Firms on Their Privilege

    … Yesterday Chris Froome won the 100th incarnation of the Tour de France. He held the leader’s position, as signified by wearing the Yellow Jersey, since Day 8 of the Tour. Froome is the second Englishman to win the race in the last 100 years, the first being Bradley Wiggins last year. Perhaps even Cubs fans can take heart from waiting 99 years…

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  • ILR: The Ralph Lauren Debate: Unusual Resolution Sparks Questions About Jurisdiction, Declinations

    … Main Justice | Subscription Required | Jun 10, 2013 Ralph Lauren Corporation’s April foreign bribery non-prosecution agreements have dawn opposite reactions from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defense bar: The apparel manufacturer caught a lucky break – or it got a raw deal. Read more: http://www.mainjustice.com/justanticorruption/2013/06/06/the-ralph-lauren-debate-unusual-resolution-sparks-questions-about-jurisdiction-declinations/?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content= …

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  • ILR: Lawsuits Against S.& P. Sent to One Court

    … New York Times | Jun 10, 2013 Standard & Poor’s won a ruling on Thursday that moves 15 lawsuits in which it and its parent company, McGraw-Hill Financial, were accused of fraudulently inflating credit ratings to one federal court. Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/business/15-lawsuits-against-s-p-moved-to-one-court.html?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=&utm_content= …

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  • FCPA: What is Your Compliance Strategy?

    … “The Performance Frontier”. I found the concepts that the authors Robert G. Eccles and George Serafeim put forth, translate into the compliance arena as well. The basic posit is that corporate investments in compliance do not necessarily require trade-offs in financial performance. Instead, if a company will focus on the issues that are the most…

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  • FCPA: DPAs and NPAs – Useful Tools to Achieve Compliance

    … The debate on whether the use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) has become lively again over the past couple of weeks. Last week, there was a panel hosted by the Corporate Crime Reporter conference at the National Press Club. The panel was moderated by Steven Fagell, a partner at Covington &…

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