What can the $20 Million Lowe’s Lawsuit Teach Other Businesses

September 8, 2020

  What can the $20 million Lowe’s Lawsuit Teach Other Businesses A lawsuit was filed recently against Lowes seeking $20 million USD in damages. This case shows how easily even a high-level corporation can run into trouble in these difficult times. So, what happened? At a Lowe’s store in California, a customer encountered a man…

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Federal Judge tosses Starbucks ice cube lawsuit

October 5, 2016

A federal judge in Los Angeles recently tossed a lawsuit in which Starbucks was alleged of misleading its customers by displacing large parts of liquids with ice cubes. The would-be class action alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation, breach of warranty, and unjust enrichment. According to the plaintiff, Alexander Forouzesh, a ‘grande’ iced beverage listed at 16…

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Business Law Q&A

December 27, 2012

You got Business Law questions? We got answers! Q: Can I recover my attorney’s fees with a lawsuit? A: For most lawsuits, the answer to this question is no. In North Carolina, parties generally pay their own attorney’s fees, regardless of who wins at trial, unless a state law provides otherwise. The handful of statutory…

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Obama verlangt kohärente Einwanderungsbestimmungen in allen US-Staaten

August 4, 2010

Präsident Barack Obama sprach sich am Montag, 2. August 2010 bei seinem Besuch in Atlanta für eine bessere Kontrolle illegaler Einwanderer aus, betonte aber gleichzeitig die Bedeutung eines einheiltlichen Vorgehens der einzelnen Bundesstaatsen. Hintergrund ist vor allem der umstrittene Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, der am 23. April 2010 als Senate Bill…

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Court: Army Corps of Engineers Liable for Katrina Damage

November 20, 2009

In a decision handed down on November 18, 2009 that is being called “groundbreaking,” U.S. District Court Judge Stanwood Duval, Jr. found in favor of four plaintiffs and awarded damages totaling $719,00.00 against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The suit was started as there was an alleged negligence by the Corps in building and…

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Toyota Sued by Consumers Over Sudden Acceleration of Vehicles

November 12, 2009

Los Angeles residents Seong Bae Choi and Chris Chan Park, who claim they experienced multiple instances of unintended acceleration, filed the suit as a class action on Nov. 5, 2009 seeking to represent all U.S. owners of certain Toyota and Lexus models. This may be relevant for you if you drive a Toyota or Lexus…

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