Legal Issues

Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers
Legal

Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers

Drivers are seeking reimbursement for expenses including vehicle maintenance and the cost of gas, which the company does not currently pay for.
National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus
Legal

National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus

The new rule applies to restaurants with more than 15 locations nationwide and concession stands at some movie theaters and sports stadiums.
Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial
Performance Ignited

Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial

The hot-button issue will be argued in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals today.
Create the Strongest Patent Possible With These 5 Tips
Patents

Create the Strongest Patent Possible With These 5 Tips

Your patent attorney is your next best friend -- but only if you put in the hard work first.
Stephen Key
The Rules and Regulations of Being a Franchisor
Franchises

The Rules and Regulations of Being a Franchisor

Before you can decide if you should franchise your business, read this to find out exactly what you're getting yourself into.
Mark Siebert
Using an Independent Contractor? You Need a Rock-Solid Contract.
Contracts

Using an Independent Contractor? You Need a Rock-Solid Contract.

Using proper legal agreements can minimize risk and improve productivity.
Jonathon Ende
DraftKings Is Well-Positioned in Fight With NY's AG, Lawyer Says
Legal

DraftKings Is Well-Positioned in Fight With NY's AG, Lawyer Says

The short-term fantasy sports platform will face off against New York's Attorney General in an hour-long meeting Wednesday.
Daniel Roberts
Radicals & Visionaries

3 Areas of Law Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Just as entrepreneurs need to know the basics of accounting and marketing, they also need to understand the basics of business law to avoid the potential failure that follows costly litigation.
Anthony Johnson
Taxi Owners, Lenders Sue New York City Over Uber
Legal

Taxi Owners, Lenders Sue New York City Over Uber

The lawsuit accuses the city of allowing Uber to violate taxi drivers' privileges and destroy their livelihoods.
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