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Good Sports

Who's liable for injuries to a company athletic team?

Fee-dom of Choice

Do you know your legal service billing alternatives?

Lay Down the Law

A new bill aims to shoot down frivolous lawsuits.

It's Settled

A new law makes it easier to reach settlements.

The Name Game

You can shield your trade name from being ripped off by a larger company--if it's distinctive enough.

Good Libations?

Not if you give employees too much to drink at the company holiday party. Consider these sobering facts.

Lease on Life?

Leasing workers can reduce your paperwork, but don't forget your legal obligations to those employees.

Law Talent

Lawyers have more to offer than just legal advice--they can also bring important skills to your staff.

Illicit Affairs?

If you do business overseas, be certain your "administrative fees" aren't really illegal bribes.

Under Pressure

If an employee feels forced to quit, it could be trouble. Here's how to avoid a "constructive discharge" lawsuit.

House Rules

Before you let your people work at home, find out what you're liable for--and cover your bases.

Rock the Vote?

When you're trying to help get a candidate elected, noncompliance with campaign rules can cost your business a lot more than just a fat donation check.

The Jig Is Up

Be sure you're not hoodwinking your customers--or you might risk a nasty run-in with the FTC.

The Name Game

Want to expand your trademark globally? Watch your step—or you'll be putting your name on the line.

Search Party

If you need to find a good attorney, forget the Yellow Pages and hop online.