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Joseph Onwuteaka, attorney and debt collector for his own debt-buying company loses another appeal in an FDCPA case over his practice of suing consumers in the wrong county

Serial venue-violator Onwuteaka suffers another setback in suit in which another target of his abusive collection suits turned the tables on him. SAMARA PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT, LLC AND JOSEPH ONWUTEAKA, Appellants,v.NEDA ZARGARI, Appellee.No. 13-17-00049-CV.Court of Appeals of Texas, Thirteenth District, Corpus Christi, … Continue reading

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Body/Performance art loses in court

OrlanLast month, the Paris Court of Appeal handed down its decision in the case between Lady Gaga and the French body and performance artist Orlan (Paris Court of Appeal, 1st ch. 5th pole, 15 May 2018, No 16/1477: Porte k/a … Continue reading

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Jamaican Mother Loses Battle to Stop her Child’s Adoption by a Canadian Family

We’ve previously blogged about a Jamaican mother who had been seeking to stop the adoption of her son by a family in British Columbia. Recently, following a 4-day hearing, a B.C. Provincial Court judge ruled against the woman, granting custody … Continue reading

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Gage County Loses Court Appeal–Moves Closer to Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has turned away an appeal of a $28.1 million dollar judgment awarded to 6 plaintiffs (commonly referred to as the Beatrice Six) for damages imposed by a federal jury for a reckless investigation and manufacturing … Continue reading

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Elmo Needs a Hug: Sesame Workshop Loses its Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Trademark Infringement Case

Last month, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization that owns the famous children’s television show Sesame Street, filed a lawsuit against STX Productions, LLC, STX Financing, LLC, and STX Filmworks, Inc. (collectively, “STX”), alleging that STX’s use of the tagline, “No … Continue reading

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