Ever Heard of Swipe Fees? It’s Time to Start Paying Attention

For the past several weeks, our nation has been fixated on the actions of Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) and his…

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A Few Words on Contingent Fees

Black’s Law Dictionary defines a contingent fee as “[a] fee charged for a lawyer’s services only if the lawsuit is…

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Minimum Wage Class Action Case Against Pizza Hut Franchisee

A U.S. District Judge has certified a class of pizza delivery drivers under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Drivers employed at…

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Seventh Circuit Clarifies Pleading Standard for Antitrust Collusion

There has been little consistency between courts when it comes to addressing the scope and application of the Twombly[1] pleading…

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Former Colonial Bank Exec Admits Role in Fraud Scheme

Catherine Kissick, former senior vice president at Colonial Bank, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy that defrauded about $970 million from…

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Rolls-Royce’s Engine Defect Secrecy

In Indianapolis, Rolls-Royce Corp. concealed reoccurring defects at an aircraft engine plant, and then fired a safety official for reporting…

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Visa to Prevent Fraud by Using Mobile Phone Location

Visa Europe will start using the location of customers’ mobile phone to prevent credit card fraud. Partnering with ValidSoft, a…

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