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Expropriation ruling explains landowner’s burden to prove severance damages to a “legal certainty.”

On November 8, the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals added to the relatively sparse body of appellate rulings in pipeline expropriation matters. In an unpublished opinion, the court affirmed that landowners whose property is expropriated must prove their entitlement … Continue reading

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How Do I Prove My Surgeon Made a Mistake That Caused My Injury?

When your doctor told you that you needed surgery, you may have been frightened and apprehensive. However, you trust your surgeon to take care of you, and you believe the surgery is necessary because your doctor said the surgery was … Continue reading

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A Victory for Introductory Offer and Subscription Advertisers: FTC Fails to Prove Deception Against DIRECTV

The FTC has been waging a steady war against advertisers that use introductory offers that turn into subscription agreements. With the FTC threatening to seek full consumer redress and to impose joint and several liability, most companies and their principals … Continue reading

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How to Prove Use Analogous to Trademark Use

A recent trademark opposition decision by the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board is an example in how an Opposer should properly establish use analogous to trademark use. In Dexas International, Ltd v. Ideavillage Products Corp., the Opposer filed an Opposition … Continue reading

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On a daily basis, I’ll go online and search for the latest in divorce news to see what people are talking about. Two recent stories were of particular note not for the facts involved but, rather, for the newsworthy legal … Continue reading

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