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

    … Well, the ever-roiling, always-turbid waters of California consumer law have just coughed up yet another ridiculous creature whose slowly decomposing corpse will stink up the once-pleasant beach that is the federal docket for the next several months. (Previous sentence ©2013 Kevin Underhill, all rights reserved.) Justin Bassett, who says he…

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  • Woman sues for slipping on peanuts at Texas Roadhouse

    … A woman is seeking more than $1 million after she allegedly fell as a result of peanut shells on the floor of Texas Roadhouse in Harlingen. The civil lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court states Amelia Tijerina is suing Texas Roadhouse, Inc. She alleges that she slipped and fell around March 19, 2013, according to court documents obtained…

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

    … of the dangerous condition. The plaintiff is suing for his alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment and lost wages. Beaumont attorney Eric Laskowski of the Lewis Law Firm represents the plaintiff. Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, is assigned to the case. Case No. E194-634 …

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

    … at Crystal Beach on the Bolivar Peninsula. The Keenes’ case against Brint Construction of Beaumont is less than thin. It’s ridiculous. “They sued us, but we didn’t make it, install it, or guarantee it,” company owner Tim Byrom said about the Keenes and their cargo-lift claim. Brint Construction did build the Keenes’ beach house and do the electrical…

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  • Prisoner Files $1 Trillion Lawsuit Over Belly Ache

    … Lawsuit In a hand-written one-page complaint, Maisano claims he was fed a “non-medical diet” that resulted in “cramps which caused the plaintiff to lose sleep.” This is far from the first outrageous lawsuit filed by Maisano, who is six years into a 15-year sentence for aggravated assault. In a related suit, he is suing for $10 trillion in damages…

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  • The Intersection of Golf and the Law

    … away anyway, even if people are still lingering near the green. Sometimes, this is done with purpose — it’s a warning shot meant to get people to move along faster (even though that preceding group probably had to wait as well). Well, guess what? If you hit somebody in your haste — getting hit with a golf ball often causes severe injuries — you…

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

    …. This week, Target’s legal counsel filed a removal notice in U.S. District Court, asserting that the civil action, originally filed in state court on June 13, belongs in the federal venue because there is diversity in citizenship and because the amount in damages sought by the plaintiffs appear to exceed the jurisdictional limit in a Pennsylvania court…

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

    … the Law, Sevier accuses Apple of enabling “unfair competition” between porn actresses and his wife: UNFAIR COMPETITION AND INTERFERENCE OF THE MARITAL CONTRACT: The Plaintiff became totally out of synch in his romantic relationship with his wife, which was a consequence of his use of his Apple product. The Plaintiff began desiring, younger more…

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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…

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  • FCPA: What is Your Compliance Strategy?

    … where you are implementing a strategy to set the all-time season record for losses, but a successful compliance program. How can you go about it? While most companies have compliance programs, they do not have a compliance strategy. To endure, a compliance strategy must address the interests of all stakeholders: investors, employees, customers…

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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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