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Credulous Consumers and ‘Strange Collections of Affirmations and Restrictions’: A Case Comment on Richard v. Time Inc.
Generally speaking, advertisers are in the business of making promises. Occasionally, it falls on courts to determine when businesses will be held to the promises they make, even if they had no intention of keeping them. In Leonard v. PepsiCo Inc., 88 F Supp 2d 116, a favourite of first year...
I often tell clients or potential clients that in an at-will state, like Texas, your employer can fire you for anything. They can, for example, fire because you wear a blue shirt to work. Well, the law firm of Elizabeth A. Wellborn, P.A. in Ft. Lauderdale did just that . . . almost....
Florida’s lien law specifically prohibits a lienor from improperly increasing the amount of its lien beyond the amount owed or including amounts for work not performed. See Section 713.31, Florida Statutes. The lien law even imposes penalties against a lienor for recording such a...
The DOJ’s recent press release on the Google/Motorola, Rockstar Bidco, and Apple/ Novell transactions struck me as a bit odd when I read it. As I’ve now had a bit of time to digest it, I’ve grown to really dislike it. For those who have not followed Jorge Contreras had an...
The Employee will receive 10% of net profits realized on all contracts delivered. Final payment will be rendered upon completion of work to the Owner’s satisfaction. Insubordination will be grounds for termination with cause. Just about anyone who has ever managed a business...