Monthly Archives: February 2011

Can You Be Liable for Decoding a Satellite Signal?

Sure. Do you remember when “The Golden Boy” De La Hoya won the World Boxing Council’s Super Welterweight crown in 2006? Plaintiff, J&J Sports Productions, Inc. had exclusive television rights to that fight advertised as– Danger Zone: The Oscar De … Continue reading

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Will Baseball Fans Have to Endure Another Trial Involving Roger Clemens?

The short answer is– yes. Roger Clemens, with 354 career victories and seven Cy Young Awards, struck out this week. Clemens asked a federal judge in New York to dismiss Brian McNamee’s entire defamation claim against him, but the court … Continue reading

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Can an Infant Lose the Right to Sue for Waiting Too Long?

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. There are prescribed time periods during which an infant must file a medical malpractice claim.  This week a court in New York dismissed a brain damage infant’s (and mother’s) claim stating it was time-barred. The infant (with the assistance of his … Continue reading

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Will Obama’s New Healthcare Law Be Quashed Before Its Fully Implemented?

A Virginia federal judge ruled on January 31, that the recently enacted health care reform legislation, “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” was unconstitutional. The judge opined that Congress overstepped its authority by requiring all individuals (with certain limited … Continue reading

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