Corporate Lawsuits

Take a tour of noteworthy cases involving some of the biggest brands, and get guidance on the legal issues you might face as an employee or employer.

Jury Finds No Liability for Botox Manufacturers in Medavoy Suit

The legal record of Botox remains unblemished. In its first brush with the law, Allergan, Inc., the drug's manufacturer, was cleared of…

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The Teflon Controversy: DuPont, Teflon, and the Courts

Nothing sticks to Teflon, right? Maybe not. A class-action lawsuit against Teflon's creator, DuPont, just might stick to the company and its products…

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Can Your Employer Make Money on Your Death? Corporate-Owned Life Insurance Policies

Is your boss trying to collect on your death? And is it legal?

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Protecting Your Brand: Luxury Retailers Crack Down

Louis Vuitton and Burberry have both filed trademark infringement cases recently, claiming their brands are being diluted by other companies. What…

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Biggest Class Action Lawsuits of 2008

False advertising, slighted employees, and cheated stockholders: We take a look at some of 2008's biggest class action lawsuits.

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Can Amazon Legally Delete Books from Your Kindle?

In July 2009, Amazon discovered two of George Orwell's books had been digitally uploaded to its Kindle e-book store by a company that didn't own the…

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Protecting the Money Maker: 5 Celebrity Trademarks

What do Jersey Shore's The Situation, OctoMom, and 50 Cent have in common? Famous names. And big names make big money—literally. Fights over…

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Can You Be Sued for Sending an Email?

One little email sent from a Gmail user not only received a reply, but resulted in a lawsuit against Google. Outrageous as it might sound, it can…

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Patent Trolls and Their Impact

Imagine getting a letter demanding $25,000 in back licensing fees from the patent holder of a product you use to produce your own product. “Patent…

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Donald Trump's Casino Company Files Third Bankruptcy

How do you distance yourself when a company that shares your name files bankruptcy for the third time? Quit.

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