The moment you put a product on the market, you're exposing yourself to the risk of a product liability lawsuit. That fact is a just a byproduct of being in business in the first place.
You don't have to be an industry giant to do business overseas. In fact, many small businesses expand into overseas markets simply because they're trying to lower their production costs or hoping to broaden their markets.
John John Florence, one of the best surfers in the world, has launched a high-profile lawsuit against the Monster Energy company in California. The celebrity surfer is suing for breach of contract over an verbal agreement that was later confirmed in an email from a company executive to compensate Florence for the use of his likeness.
Online sweepstakes and contests are a great way to attract consumer interest and rev up some excitement about your company -- but it's important to understand the legal requirements of each. Otherwise, you could find your business in danger of some significant financial penalties.
The trustee for a profit-sharing fund is suing a California business owner over almost $300,000 that the trustee claims was improperly taken to fund a personal purchase.
When it comes to businesses, one of the most common reasons an individual may be sued is for having breached his or her fiduciary duty.
If you're a small business owner, you know that disputes with suppliers, contractors, vendors and even customers can happen. That makes it important to understand the process of litigation — and how to best avoid it.
Business professionals take note: There have been some changes in what it takes to authenticate electronic evidence so that it can be used in a federal court.
A woman in California filed a lawsuit against Krispy Kreme, the giant of doughnut chains, complaining that the company misled her into choosing its apple fritter as a supposedly healthier choice over its other deep-fried and delicious delicacies.
Uber has seen its fair share of lawsuits in the last few years. Some of the lawsuits are arguably growing pains for a company that virtually exploded in size once it hit an apparently massively underserved and untapped market around the nation.