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A Look Back at 2011 as We Head into 2012

Ready for a New Year in litigation?  Well, 2011 had some interesting developments in the securities arena, while preparing for 2012 means focusing on records management. In the post Dodd-Frank world, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has enthusiastically brought … Continue reading

Intellectual Property Litigation – Part II: Understanding Patent Law

The cost of intellectual property (IP) litigation can be astronomical, and continues to increase each year.  In certain cases, the high stakes of IP litigation can pose a very real threat to the survival of a company. The possibility of … Continue reading

Credit Card Processing — Entrepreneurs take Legal Action

The credit card is the beating heart of the “payment card” industry (PCI), which denotes credit, debit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM and POS cards, along with associated businesses. And it’s a really big heart.  Total U.S. revolving debt (98 percent of which … Continue reading

Federal Government Civil Forfeiture Plays Key Role in Cross-Border Litigation

U.S. government civil forfeiture of foreign assets is in the news: The United States is blocking $30 billion in Libyan government assets since President Obama announced his executive order imposing unilateral sanctions against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi and his family. It … Continue reading

Protect Yourself from ATM Fraud

It was September of 1969: the summer of man’s first moonwalk, the summer of Woodstock, and the summer of America’s first automated teller machine, or ATM, which debuted in New York City.  Today, more than two million ATMs are featured … Continue reading

Crafting Remedies for Breach of Contract

Nobody wants to enter a relationship expecting it to fail.  It’s easier to believe both parties will perform in good faith, as expected and with integrity.  At the exciting start of a relationship, the last thing on anyone’s mind is … Continue reading

Auto Accident? Watch Your Words

Even the words “auto accident” can conjure images of devastation and feelings of fear.  They may even cause feelings of anxiety for recent accident victims. Personal injuries, vehicle damage, and the element of surprise can all cause frazzled nerves and … Continue reading

Does It Pay to Be a Good Samaritan?

For Ohio friends David Kelley and Mark Kinkaid, that warm and fuzzy feeling of saving a life wasn’t enough—they now want monetary compensation from the woman they saved from a burning SUV. Sound heartless? What if these rescuers suffered permanent … Continue reading

Sony’s Identity Theft Problem

It has only been a couple weeks since Sony announced its user data breaches, but it’s already infamous news.  Sony admitted large-scale cyber attacks on its PlayStation and Qriocity networks, as well as its Sony Online Entertainment Site, which compromised … Continue reading

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Attorney

Choosing an attorney is an important decision, especially during the stressful time of potential litigation.  You’ll want to find the right attorney for your type of case—one who makes you feel comfortable and who communicates with you regularly.  But how … Continue reading

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $33 Million verdict Wrongful death action against O.J. Simpson
  • $19 Million verdict Malicious prosecution action against Chinese importers
  • $6.8 Million verdict Business fraud & conversion case representing a Russian company
  • $6.5 Million settlement Breach of contract action against multinational corporation resulting in a $6,500,000.00 settlement
  • $5.3 Million verdict Business fraud and breach of contract case
  • $4.7 Million verdict Wrongful death / Fraudulent transfer case representing both American and Ukrainian residents
  • $4.7 Million settlement Liver Transplant case for wrongful death of Saudi Arabian citizen
  • $3.1 Million binding arbitration Personal injury's head on collision
  • $2.0 Million settlement Fraudulent transfer case
  • $2.0 Million settlement Independent Sales Organization for alleged breach of contract claim
  • $1.75 Million settlement Shareholder in connection with corporation shareholder dispute
  • $1.5 Million settlement Fraud and breach of contract case
  • $1.5 Million Judgment Breach of contract and defamation action resulting in default judgment collected
  • $1.3 Million verdict Employment and breach of contract case
  • $1.2 Million verdict Misappropriation of trade secrets and indemnity claim
  • $1.0 Million settlement Employment termination and breach of contract case

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