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Law and business go hand in hand. Whether you're an entrepreneur navigating business law for the first time or just want to stay in the know when it comes to the sector at large, find it all here.

Business News

Airbnb 'Tenant From Hell' Finally Leaves, Police Oversaw the Move Out

An Airbnb guest rented a guesthouse for a long-term stay in 2021 but remained in the unit for 570 days — without paying rent.

Business News

Amazon Used a 'Secret Algorithm' to Inflate Prices by Over $1 Billion, FTC Says

The complaint claims Amazon employed the "Project Nessie" algorithm to manipulate competitors.

Growing a Business

3 Proven Strategies to Boost Efficiency and Deliver Unparalleled Client Value

For attorneys, time is money. By embracing change and implementing these three proven strategies, attorneys can reduce wasted time to make room for more billable hours.

Business News

Former PR Exec Accused of Involving Celebrities in 'Fictitious' Campaigns Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Victims Out of $3.8 Million

Andrew Garson pled guilty to one count of wire fraud and agreed to pay $3,754,068 in restitution to the victims of his crime. His sentencing is scheduled for February 28, 2024.

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Business News

Realtors Found Guilty of Conspiring to Keep Agent Commissions High, Ordered to Pay $1.8 Billion in Damages

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) and major brokerage firms were found guilty by a federal jury in Missouri for deliberately inflating real estate agent commissions.

Franchise

The Truth About the Support Franchisees Will Get After Opening for Business

Make sure your expectations for support from the franchisor don't exceed the scope of what's in the franchise agreement.

Business News

United Airlines Flight Attendants Claim They Were Taken Off an MLB Team Charter For Not Being 'White, Young, and Thin' in a New Lawsuit

Flight attendants Dawn Todd and Darby Quezada filed a lawsuit against United Airlines, claiming they were denied roles on a Dodgers charter flight due to their appearances not meeting specific racial and physical preferences.

Travel

Carnival Cruise Found 'Negligent' for 'Lethal' Covid Riddled Voyage Where Over 600 Passengers Fell Ill

The Ruby Princess ocean liner, owned by Carnival and its subsidiary Princess Cruises, set sail from Sydney, Australia to New Zealand on March 8, 2020, with 2,671 passengers aboard.

Business News

Meta Sued By 42 State Attorneys General For Allegedly Designing 'Addictive' Features on Facebook and Instagram

The lawsuit claims that Meta used algorithmic design, frequent alerts, and infinite scrolling to keep young users engaged for extended periods and encourage repeated usage.

Money & Finance

This 27-Year-Old Harvard Dropout Started a Hedge Fund Out of a Garage — Now She Manages Nearly $1 Billion in Assets

Eva Shang, who met co-founder and fellow Harvard undergraduate Christian Haigh at a club on campus, admits it's "very unusual for college students to start a hedge fund."

Business News

College Student's Tragic Death Sparks Legal Battle as Parents Sue Panera Over High-Caffeine 'Charged Lemonade'

A 21-year-old college student, Sarah Katz, purchased Panera Bread's Charged Lemonade and passed away hours later after going into cardiac arrest.

Business News

They Opened a Witchy Small Business Offering a Service Beloved By Many. Then a Police Officer Told Them It Was Illegal.

Beck Lawrence, 26, just wanted to spread the word about their metaphysical shop in Hanover, Penn.

Business News

A Popular Drug Store Chain Is Filing for Bankruptcy Amid Opioid Lawsuits and Financial Woes

The pharmacy chain Rite Aid first opened in Pennsylvania in 1962.

Business News

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Accusing Wendy's and McDonald's of Size Exaggeration in Ads

The judge wondered if the plaintiff had even seen the advertisements in question.

Business News

Two of Amazon's Most Popular Prime Features Might Actually Be Illegal

Among the practices under scrutiny by the FTC are Amazon's "Buy Now" button and the shipping component of Prime.