Monthly Archives: March 2011

Can a School System Constitutionally Require Children to be Immunized?

Plaintiffs sued various West Virginia state and county officials alleging their constitutional rights were violated. The defendants refused to enroll student, M.W., into their public school since she was not immunized for diphtheria, polio, rubeola, rubella, tetanus, and whooping cough. … Continue reading

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Must You Lose Business to Have a Viable Tortious Interference Claim?

A New Jersey court says yes.  Advanced Oral Technologies sued Nutrex Research, the manufacturer of a bodybuilding supplement known as “Hemo Rage Black” for tortious interference.  Hemo Rage Black incorrectly listed plaintiffs’ patented “Molecule” as one of its ingredients.  Advanced … Continue reading

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Speaking of Blogs–

A Wisconsin attorney suspended from practicing law petitioned the Supreme Court of Wisconsin to reinstate his license.  The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) filed a memorandum against his reinstatement.  Amongst other reasons, it cited certain blog postings.  Notwithstanding OLR’s concerns, … Continue reading

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Think Twice Before Burning Bridges With Your Former Employer-

In a Maryland case, an employee sued his former employer for defamation and false light after his supervisors made unfavorable comments about him to his prospective employer.  The Court held that there was insufficient evidence to conclude that the plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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Can Your Facebook Entry Be Used Against You?

You bet.  In a case involving a woman applying for Supplemental Social Security Income claiming a disability due to asthma, a New Jersey Court noted that it discovered a profile picture on her Facebook page where she appeared to be … Continue reading

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