March 2, 2019

The Nike shoe blow-out

Duke freshman star Zion Williamson suffered a right knee injury in Wednesday’s game between the No. 1 Blue Devils and No. 8 North Carolina. The injury occurred […]
February 20, 2019

Emoji are showing up in court cases, and courts aren’t prepared

Bay Area prosecutors were trying to prove that a man arrested during a prostitution sting was guilty of pimping charges, and among the evidence was a […]
January 30, 2019

British woman claims lawyers should have told her divorce would end her marriage

A British woman attempted to sue her former lawyers for professional negligence, claiming that, alongside a number of other allegations, they failed to advise that finalizing divorce […]
January 13, 2019

Lessons to be learned from the Bezos divorce

Even if you don’t fancy yourself the next Jeff Bezos, it can be worth thinking about your current assets and potential for future wealth before you […]
February 7, 2018

Arbitration agreements—tough to overcome

John Gonzales and Jack D’Aurora recently produced a podcast on arbitration that is available on this website. One of the issues they covered is the difficulty […]
December 29, 2017

Arbitration—allegations of misrepresentation

Our firm represented a retired dentist who had sold his practice to a younger dentist. About a year after the transaction closed, the buyer alleged that […]
October 31, 2017

The First Amendment—and sexual relations?

The Ohio Supreme Court recently rendered a decision that concerns First Amendment rights in an unusual setting—sexual relations. The case concerned a statute that prohibits someone […]
October 3, 2017

Financial industry files suit over CFPB rule

Last July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule that will allow consumers to join together in class-action lawsuits against banks, credit card companies […]
May 28, 2017

Everyone is entitled to his opinion, but false statements—not so much

A key question in determining if a statement is defamatory is whether it can be proven to be true or false. If you can prove the […]