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Are Uber and Lyft Transportation Companies? The Answer Could Have Huge Implications

Uber and Lyft Transportation Companies

​​Companies like Uber and Lyft make it easier for the average person to get from point “A” to point “B” whenever necessary. Ridesharing has become so ubiquitous, in fact, that it can be easy to take this convenience for granted. If your car needs repairs, for example, you can simply whip out your phone and get a ride back to the office in minutes, or if you’re out on the town with friends it’s almost second nature to hail an Uber after a few drinks rather than risk driving yourself. However, this ease of use isn’t as readily available to many people who are disabled and rely on wheelchair accessible transportation.

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What Businesses Can Learn From the Apple and Qualcomm Partnership Disputes

Partnership Disputes

​​Apple and its chip-making partner, Qualcomm, have been locked in a bitter legal battle for over two years with millions of dollars at stake between the two companies. Though the partnership provided a major source of revenue for Qualcomm, with the entity earning money for each iPhone sold, its relationship with Apple has gone south following several lawsuits between the two.

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Super Bowl Commercial Leads To Beer Brawl

advertising lawsuit

​​The New England Patriots may have won the 2019 Super Bowl, but there’s one Super Bowl fight that’s just started brewing. MillerCoors has filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch (the maker of Bud Light) over a commercial that first appeared during the Super Bowl. Because neither one of these beer giants has yet to back down, it’s likely the lawsuit will end up being a hard fought and expensive battle.

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SCOTUS Decision Could Lead To More Age Discrimination Lawsuits

Age Discrimination Lawsuits

​​Two tiny words are going to have a huge impact on small public-sector employment litigation and perhaps private sector employers across the country. The Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS) recently decided the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies much more broadly than previously applied based on the words “also means.” The court’s ruling will likely lead to an increase in age discrimination lawsuits.

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NHL Goes To Bat Over Intellectual Property Dispute

Intellectual Property Dispute

​​Whether you are a fan of professional hockey or not, you’ve likely heard of or watched the Stanley Cup. As one of the most iconic trophies handed out, the National Hockey League (NHL) fiercely protects the Stanley Cup from manufacturers seeking to benefit off of its image. This includes the recent filing of a lawsuit against a company selling a “Stanley Stein 25 oz. Hockey Beer Cup Mug.”

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