Legal Issues: Page 8

Business News

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Under Investigation by Federal Prosecutors, SEC

The FDA, two state departments of health and The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have also opened probes against the company.

Business News

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.

Business News

Founder of GM's Acquired Company Facing Legal Battle

Cruise founder and CEO Kyle Vogt has filed a complaint in San Fracisco Superior Court against a man he says is falsely claiming a stake in the company.

Business News

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.

Business News

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.

Career

5 Ways Freelancers Can Save You Time

Save your time for the high-value work; outsource the rest.

Business News

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

The company is fighting the Justice Department over encryption standards.

Business News

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.'

Business News

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.

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.

Legal

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Legal

The Top 7 Legal Documents for Every Startup

Put each of these in place sooner than later to avoid costly legal battles down the road.

Legal

5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility

With litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act on the rise, companies should be adding web accessibility to their list of top priorities for 2016.