Nine-month-old Liam John died of asphyxiation in his crib on April 11, 2005. The drop rail had detached from its plastic track, creating a gap through which Liam slipped feet-first. Instead of falling to the floor, which could have been bad enough, ... [Read more...]
Keyword Infringement? : American Airlines Claims Google Violated Trademark Laws
A recent suit filed by American Airlines brings into question Google’s use of searchable keywords used for sponsored links. American is suing Google for selling trademarked terms to other companies. This allows for someone to search the web for a ... [Read more...]
COMMENTARY: Binding Arbitration Restricts Access to Courts
If a contract had this language in it… Any disputes regarding the provisions of services under this contract or the terms of this contract will be determined by arbitration in Tarrant County, Texas, pursuant to the Texas General Arbitrator Act ... [Read more...]
Death Penalty Losing Support as Science Uncovers Flaws
The thought of being sentenced to serve time for a crime you didn't commit certainly can cause uneasiness and fear. Add the possibility of facing the death penalty as an innocent person and your mind may question whether the system we have in place ... [Read more...]
COMMENTARY: Justice or “Checkbook” Justice?
Do people with money, power or celebrity operate under a different legal standard than those without? Is justice for sale? We seem to be offended by this notion but let it happen. We have come to expect that Charlie Sheen will get chance after chance ... [Read more...]
What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?
Wyeth and other pharmaceutical companies tested, manufactured, marketed, distributed, promoted and sold Premarin, Prempro and MPA (the synthetic progestin used in Prempro), hormone-replacement drugs prescribed for post-menopausal women to treat some ... [Read more...]