New Law Could Drastically Change Anti-SLAPP Lawsuits

June05

In two previous blogs, we’ve discussed Anti-SLAPP laws and how they can relate to defamation cases for businesses. Anti-SLAPP laws essentially work to protect companies from defamatory or false statements regarding their businesses practices. Though these laws have been in place for several years, a new bill has been put in motion that could change these laws and even exclude certain cases if passed.

What Business Owners Can Learn From the Dish-HBO Contract Fight

May28

With many popular shows popping up in time for summer, like the final season of Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, and many more, it’s no surprise die-hard fans want to ensure they have options available for viewing. Unfortunately, many Dish customers were especially concerned about their ability to view these programs, as the company has been involved in a contract dispute with HBO for many months. While situations like this can be frustrating for fans, business owners can learn quite a bit from how corporations handle conflict.

Old Airplane Parts and Fraud By Non-Disclosure

May14

Oftentimes, when we think of fraud, we think of an elaborate scheme that may have been used in order to lead someone to believe false information. While this is true, majority of the time fraud cases aren’t as complicated as we might envision. In fact, a recent Texas appeals court decision outlines the specific criteria that must be proven in order to maintain a cause of action for civil fraud.