Legal

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

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.
Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial
Copyrights

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.
5 Common Legal Mistakes That Can Trip-Up Your Startup
Legal

5 Common Legal Mistakes That Can Trip-Up Your Startup

Spare yourself unnecessary grief and avoid these legal mistakes.
Nathan Resnick
Founder of GM's Acquired Company Facing Legal Battle
Legal

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.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Is the 'Uber for Women' Startup a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen?
Ridesharing Apps

Is the 'Uber for Women' Startup a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen?

Chariot will only employ women as drivers, while only women and children under 13 can request rides.
Philip Morris Wins Missouri Class Action Trial Over 'Light' Cigarettes
Tobacco

Philip Morris Wins Missouri Class Action Trial Over 'Light' Cigarettes

The plaintiffs were seeking an estimated $1.8 billion.
How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Million-Dollar Mistakes
Ready To Launch

How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Million-Dollar Mistakes

Understand stock options and equity in order to maximize their potential and minimize mistakes.
Lili Balfour
This Startup Aims to Make Divorce a Simpler, Web-Based Process
Divorce

This Startup Aims to Make Divorce a Simpler, Web-Based Process

'Wevorce is changing divorce for good,' founder claims.
Facebook and Twitter Improving Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Is Noble, But Both May Have Another Motive
Social Media

Facebook and Twitter Improving Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Is Noble, But Both May Have Another Motive

Both social network giants have introduced tools that allow users to hear details about photos.
Nina Zipkin
Even World Cup Winners Are Not Immune to the Gender Pay Gap
Gender Gap

Even World Cup Winners Are Not Immune to the Gender Pay Gap

Five members of the US women's national soccer team filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Nina Zipkin
9 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Franchise Attorney
Franchises

9 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Franchise Attorney

You need experienced legal counsel when launching your franchise so you can get started on the right foot. These tips will help you choose wisely.
Mark Siebert
Uber Sues Indian Competitor Ola for Fake Accounts, Bookings
Lawsuits

Uber Sues Indian Competitor Ola for Fake Accounts, Bookings

An Ola spokesperson said the allegations were 'frivolous and false.'
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.