Tag Archives: Sued

Ethics Committee Chair Sued for Role in Futility Case

I have previously collected lawsuits brought against ethics consultants and ethics committee members. Most of those were brought in the context of medical futility disputes. In March 2015, Ben Taub Hospital used the conflict resolution mechanism in the Texas Advance … Continue reading

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General Surgeons in Maryland and Elsewhere Face Third-Highest Risk for Getting Sued

Unfortunately, surgery errors are common in Maryland and across the United States. If you or someone close to you has been injured by a surgery error, you should reach out to a skilled Baltimore surgical malpractice attorney who understands this … Continue reading

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Facebook Sued for Trademark Infringement of "TIMELINES" Mark

Timelines, Inc., has filed suit in the Northern District of Illinois against Facebook, seeking to enjoin the launch of its new product, which it has marketed under the name "Timeline." Plaintiff Timelines owns three federally registered trademarks on which it … Continue reading

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Party Cannot Lack Standing to be Sued

Richards v. Burgett, Inc., No. 10 C 7580, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 4, 2011) (Lindberg, Sen. J.). Judge Lindberg denied the Burgett Bros. defendants' and the ASC defendant's motions to dismiss plaintiff's trademark infringement claims related to the GEORGE … Continue reading

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Eleven unregistered forex firms sued by CFTC

Eleven unregistered forex firms sued by CFTC The CFTC had filed ten enforcement actions against eleven different firms allegedly illegally soliciting the public to engage in foreign exchange ("forex") trading while remaining unregistered with the Commission. This is the second … Continue reading

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