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over 5 years ago
7-Eleven Breaches Contract for Ice Tea; How Damages are Determined
LiDestri Food and Beverage is a company located in New York state that produces pasta sauces and salsa, as well as spirits and beverages. It entered a contract with 7-11, which is headquartered in Texas. Per the agreement, the convenience store company...
over 6 years ago
USSC Grants Cert to Address “Unconscionable” Arbitration Agreement
The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari (authorization to argue a case before the high court) to litigation involving arbitration (an alternative dispute resolution method in which a third person has authority to decide the case) . The...
over 11 years ago
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over 8 years ago
A Dispute Over "Hobbit" Profits Between Miramax and Time Warner: Ambiguous Contract Terms
Be careful what you put in contracts! Be sure to get everything in the contract that you want! Watch for ambiguities! Miramax LLC and its owners, movie moguls Harvey and Bob Weinstein, may be offering us a timeless lesson on drafting contracts, a...
over 10 years ago
Forum Selection Clauses; Where Can Injured Cruise Ship Passengers Sue?
The legal issues arising from the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia are complex, in part because of jurisdictional questions. People from various countries were on board and injured or killed in the evacuation process. Every would-be plaintiff would...
over 8 years ago
National Football League Settles Concussion Lawsuit for $765 Million
The NFL has agreed to settle (resolve and terminate) the class action lawsuit (a case with many plaintiffs who were injured by the same or similar alleged wrong) brought by retired and current players and their families relating to the effects of concussions...