Ninth Circuit Remands ‘Jersey Boys’ Copyright Infringement Case

BlogBusiness Law   |   March 3, 2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court’s summary judgment ruling, stating that a question of fact remained whether former members of Four Seasons music group infringed upon a biographer’s copyright interest due to a reversionary clause in an … Continue reading

Illegal Alien Recovers $500,000 for Shooting by Border Agent

BlogImmigrationPersonal Injury   |   March 2, 2015

U.S. District Judge James A. Soto of Tucson, Arizona, awarded Jesus Castro, an immigrant and citizen of Mexico, $500,000 in damages, after a border patrol agent shot Castro in his spine. The need for border patrol has increased drastically in recent years … Continue reading

9th Circuit Grants New Trial for Pain Medication Pump Bone Fusion Injury

BlogConsumer ProtectionMedical malpracticeProduct Liability   |   February 27, 2015

The Ninth Circuit appeals court granted a new trial in a products liability lawsuit against I-Flow, manufacturers of the PainBuster device, which allegedly causes shoulder bones to fuse. The PainBuster pain pump is used to infuse painkillers continuously to the site … Continue reading

$3.25 Million Verdict Against Wells Fargo For Reneging on Foreclosure Agreement

BlogBusiness LawConsumer Protection   |   February 26, 2015

A Clinton County, Missouri, circuit court judge ordered a $3.25 million judgment against Wells Fargo and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) for foreclosing on a home after promising a reinstatement to the homeowner. David and Crystal Holm of … Continue reading