Monthly Archives: May 2013

Can Plaintiff’s Delay In Serving a Lawsuit Lead to a Dismissal?

Plaintiff brought a product liability lawsuit alleging that defendant’s defective design and manufacturing of a dish caused her to suffer injuries.  She sustained burns to her arms when defendant’s dish broke as she was carrying hot foods.  The plaintiff filed … Continue reading

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Do Horse Owners Have a Duty to Limit the Spread of a Potential Virus?

This lawsuit arose out of a quarantine imposed to prevent the spread of a virus amongst thoroughbred horses at a New Jersey stable.  The virus was traced back to a Canadian stable owned by the defendants.  Around the time of … Continue reading

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Is the Name “New Boyz” Deceptively Similar to” “Newsboys”?

An Evangelical Christian rock band, the Newsboys, sued the hip-hop group, the New Boyz, alleging trademark infringement.  Newsboys alleged the New Boyz name was “deceptively similar to [their] trade name.”  New Boyz moved to dismiss the case.  The Court found … Continue reading

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