In a decision that should make employers sit up and take notice, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approved an award for a Title VII plaintiff of $125,000 in punitive damages—and just $1 in nominal damages.
JPMorgan Chase’s recent activity on Twitter provides an example of the need for financial institutions to use caution when using social media.
As we have noted previously, many property owners are aware that one can sell investment property and reinvest the sales proceeds in like-kind investment property without having to pay tax on the sale.
As the Food and Drug Administration moves to ban trans fat, advertisers are speculating about the possible impact.
The American healthcare system is undergoing massive change. From transformational policies to disruptive technologies to groundbreaking medical advances, powerful forces are coming together to re-create the healthcare environment.
Are foods and beverages labeled "all natural" disappearing from supermarket shelves?
Employers, take note: harassment in the workplace can be committed not just by supervisors and coworkers, but by third parties such as customers, patients, clients, delivery people, or repair workers.
A checking account that includes a debit card feature is a “service” under California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act, according to a new federal court opinion allowing a consumer’s suit challenging the ordering of overdraft fees to continue.
Addressing the intersection between editorial and sponsored content, the National Advertising Division recommended that eSalon modify or discontinue certain social media practices “to avoid confusion” for consumers.
On October 21, Florida-based health insurer AvMed, Inc. (AvMed) settled a data breach class action lawsuit for $3 million, even though no plaintiffs in the class demonstrated that they had suffered identity theft or any other type of fraud as a result of the breach.