For those of you who missed it, Victoria’s Secret and its affiliate, La Senza, have just engaged in combat with Maidenform—okay, they’re actually litigating, but their cause is awfully important—over who has the right to produce—yes, you guessed it—a bra. 373 more words
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ALBANY (March 6, 2013) – All of the following may be attributed to Mike Durant, State Director of NFIB in response to Speaker Silver’s concerns over space in New York City schools. 139 more words
We’ve all heard the jingles on television for personal injury attorneys, and we remember them because they are all quite catchy. This year’s session of the Louisiana State Legislature is already cracking up to be another game-changer for the those attorneys and insurance industry. 299 more words
Right for an association to file suit, for consumer protection organizations.
The new justice minister and consumer protection boss, Heiko Maas (S.P.D.), said he is thinking about making it possible for consumer protection organizations to file lawsuits on behalf of consumers in response to data protection violations. 181 more words
Short answer: a rule of evidence which prohibits introducing an apology to prove wrongdoing or knowledge of wrongdoing.
Slightly longer answer: Studies have repeatedly shown that patients who are victims of medical errors are much less likely to sue their physician or hospital when they receive an apology. 100 more words