AI’s Mounting Legal Woes

While lawyers everywhere are worried about being replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI), it may be the very existence of the technology that saves their jobs.  Currently, OpenAI, Microsoft and GitHub are being sued in a class action motion that alleges they are all promoting violations in US copyright law by allowing AI-assisted creators like Copilot, to utilize protected content without […]

Shady Doctors, Hurt Players and Another Class-Action Suit Against the NFL

Hours before American-styled football’s biggest kickoff, a group of former players filed a class-action lawsuit alleging the league runs a “sham” disability compensation system. The suit, filed in Baltimore this week, is seeking class-action status and names both the National Football League’s Commissioner, Roger Goodell, and the league’s Disability Board as defendants and comes as […]

Money, Murder and Mudslinging; A Rundown of Pro Golf’s Dirty Civil War

There’s a messy civil war in professional golf raging and it’s never made the sport more interesting.The war has been brewing for nearly 30 years, starting back in November 1994, when the world’s 2nd best player, Greg Norman, proposed the first challenger to the U.S.-based PGA Tour. The 10-event World Golf Tour never materialized due, [...]

College Football Title Game at SoFi Reveals More Liabilities

Spending $6 billion to build the world’s most state-of-the-art stadium doesn’t get you what it used to. Like walls. While the University of Georgia was 100% responsible for blowing the doors off of Texas Christian University in what was the most dominant victory in college football championship game history, the Bulldogs can’t be blamed for […]

Amazon Suicide Suit

Amazon is facing a lawsuit accusing the online retailer of selling lethal doses of sodium nitrite, a food preservative that is fatal at high levels of purity, to customers in so-called “suicide kits.” The parents of 16-year-old Kristine Jónsson, of Ohio, and the parents of 17-year-old Ethan McCarthy, of West Virginia, accused Amazon of assisting […]

Under Armour Ends UCLA Feud by Writing Big Check

The University of California, Los Angeles and Under Armour have finally ended a two-year, tit-for-tat legal battle that started out as the largest-ever deal between an apparel company and college and ended in UCLA leaving the PAC-12 conference and joining the Big 10. The sports apparel company and school agreed to the settlement back on […]

Washington, D.C. Prohibits Canning Employees for Getting High

The Nation’s Capital joined Nevada and New York by passing legislation that would prohibit employers from punishing or firing employees who use marijuana or test positive for the drug. The bill, called the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022, was first introduced as Prohibition of Marijuana Testing Act of 2021 in February of 2021 by […]

District Judge Gives Feds Another Crack at Facebook

After dismissing the government’s anti-trust case against Facebook in early 2021, the same federal judge granted the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a second chance at Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia James Boasberg, in June, dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against Facebook by the government and a […]

Loss of income due to government mandated COVID restrictions on businesses is not covered by insurance

Turns out, loss of income due to government mandated COVID restrictions on businesses is not covered by insurance the same way radiation or asbestos contamination might be. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the latest to join the state appellate courts in Ohio and California in issuing concurring decisions that business-income-interruption-insurance coverage does […]