Legal Issues

Lyft Drivers Would Be Owed Millions in Expense Reimbursements as Employees, Court Documents Show
Lyft

Lyft Drivers Would Be Owed Millions in Expense Reimbursements as Employees, Court Documents Show

This is the latest development in the fight for drivers of ridesharing apps to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors.
Are You Trying to Protect Your Idea -- or Sell It?
Patents

Are You Trying to Protect Your Idea -- or Sell It?

Do you really need a patent? It all depends on who you ask.
Stephen Key
Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption
Apple

Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption

Multiple Apple employees told the New York Times they would resist a direct order to create an encryption backdoor.
5 Ways Freelancers Can Save You Time
Freelancers

5 Ways Freelancers Can Save You Time

Save your time for the high-value work; outsource the rest.
Thomas Smale
Apple: Founding Fathers Would Be 'Appalled' by Government's iPhone Request
Legal

Apple: Founding Fathers Would Be 'Appalled' by Government's iPhone Request

The company is fighting the Justice Department over encryption standards.
Converting to an S Corporation Will Save You Thousands in Taxes
Entrepreneur Network

Converting to an S Corporation Will Save You Thousands in Taxes

Tax and legal expert Mark Kohler explains why this way of incorporating is the best, financially speaking.
Entrepreneur Network
FBI Director Says Apple Case May Set a Precedent for Other Devices
Legal Issues

FBI Director Says Apple Case May Set a Precedent for Other Devices

The remarks were a slight change to James Comey's statement last week that ordering Apple to unlock the phone was 'unlikely to be a trailblazer.'
Lawsuit Brought Against Wal-Mart Over Claims of Wood Pulp in Parmesan Cheese
Wal-Mart

Lawsuit Brought Against Wal-Mart Over Claims of Wood Pulp in Parmesan Cheese

A New York man is accusing the retail giant of deceptive business practices after the company's '100% Grated Parmesan Cheese' is found to contain almost 10 percent of a filler derived from wood chips.
Entrepreneur Network

How to Know When the Corporate Veil Is Right for You

Tax and legal expert Mark Kohler gives tips on when and how to use this method of asset protection.
Entrepreneur Network
Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Accused of Dishonesty in Lawsuit
Entrepreneurs

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Accused of Dishonesty in Lawsuit

Complainants allege company overcharged and falsely labeled dozens of products.
Lindsay Friedman
French Court Rules Facebook Can Be Sued for Censorship in Nude Painting Case
Legal

French Court Rules Facebook Can Be Sued for Censorship in Nude Painting Case

A lawsuit from a Parisian user whose account was suspended after he posted a famous nude painting may have opened the company up to further international legal action.
Nina Zipkin
Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million
Lawsuits

Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million

The former Taco Bell exec who became infamous for assaulting his driver says it isn't his fault and the driver has to pay.
Ray Hennessey
Is It So Wrong That DoorDash Delivers a Delicious Double Double to My Front Door?
Litigation

Is It So Wrong That DoorDash Delivers a Delicious Double Double to My Front Door?

Here are the ins and outs of the legal battle involving fast-food burger giant In-N-Out and DoorDash, a food-delivery startup.
Vic Lin
7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation
Outsourcing

7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation

Contracts, insurance policies, copyright issues. Yes, you need to think about all this and more to protect yourself whenever you outsource labor.
Aaron Agius