Legal Issues

Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Packaging Error Led to More Than 100 Unwanted Pregnancies
Legal Issues

Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Packaging Error Led to More Than 100 Unwanted Pregnancies

The suit seeks millions in damages including, in some cases, child-rearing expenses up to the age of 18.
Laura Entis
Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package
Severance Pay

Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package

The company didn't really mean it, though. Here's what businesses can learn from the bank's confusing cooperation clause.
Dan Steiner
Three Men Indicted Over Massive JPMorgan Hack
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Three Men Indicted Over Massive JPMorgan Hack

The cyberattack affected the information of 83 million people.
Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case

The case raises questions about how much companies protect the privacy rights of their customers.
5 Employment Law Tips for Startups
Legal Issues

5 Employment Law Tips for Startups

Stay on top of employee-related legal issues as a new employer.
Sofia Aguilar
Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement
Legal

Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement

The company says that complying with the request will 'threaten the trust between Apple and its customers and substantially tarnish the brand.'
Amazon Sues More Than 1,000 People Over Fake Reviews
Amazon

Amazon Sues More Than 1,000 People Over Fake Reviews

Some Fiverr users were allegedly paid to publish Amazon reviews.
Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million to University for Patent Infringement
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Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million to University for Patent Infringement

The processors in Apple's iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus -- along with some editions of the iPad -- violated the patent.
Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada
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Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada

The state says the fantasy sports leagues can't do business there without obtaining gambling licenses.
Daniel Roberts
Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court
Uber

Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court

The court ruling allows Uber drivers to work in London.
Geoffrey Smith
Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice
Yoga

Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice

A federal appeals court ruled that yoga postures cannot be copyrighted.
Catherine Clifford
3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About
Legal

3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About

There are several key legal issues you need to be aware of before you start contacting customers or potential customers
Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?
Regulations

Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?

As the case for legalizing marijuana gains steam across the U.S., sex workers and activists are following suit, arguing that criminalizing their work does more harm than good.
Kate Taylor
HP Faces Counter Suit From Autonomy's Mike Lynch Over $11 Billion Deal
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HP Faces Counter Suit From Autonomy's Mike Lynch Over $11 Billion Deal

The CEO is suing HP for $150 million in damages accusing the company of making false and negligent statement about him.