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Does Violating Traffic Laws Make a Georgia Driver Liable for Punitive Damages?

Punitive damages are an extraordinary remedy available in only certain personal injury cases. Under Georgia law, a plaintiff can only seek punitive damages if the evidence shows the defendant’s actions demonstrated “willful misconduct, malice, fraud, wantonness, oppression, or that entire … Continue reading

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Portuguese Bank Settles New York and SEC Charges over Violating Registration Provisions

The New York Attorney General and the SEC both announced that they had settled investigations into Banco Espírito Santo S.A. (BES), a Portuguese bank, for the same alleged conduct. According to the New York AG, BES and its affiliates solicited… … Continue reading

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Jail time for violating a browsewrap??

In connection with a book I am currently writing on online agreements, I've been thinking a lot (perhaps too much?) about "terms of use" or "browsewrap" agreements. Law professors love to hate 'wrap agreements and bemoan the lack of assent… … Continue reading

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Termination for violating the employee's "last chance agreement" disqualifies individual for unemployment insurance benefits

Termination for violating the employee's "last chance agreement" disqualifies individual for unemployment insurance benefits Matter of Brown v Lincoln Ctr. for The Performing Arts, Inc., 2011 NY Slip Op 02982, Appellate Division, Third Department Gloria Brown worked for as a … Continue reading

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DOJ to Waxman: Violating Net Neutrality Isn't Anticompetitive

Congressman Waxman shares that the news that the DOJ Antitrust Division told him that cable or phone companies violating net neutrality principles with exclusive or discriminatory deals are not violating the antitrust laws: Waxman said during a net neutrality hearing … Continue reading

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