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  • July 17, 2024

    Dykema Faces Sony Sanctions Bid In Baseball Game TM Suit

    Sony has urged a Texas federal court to sanction a baseball training company and its counsel in a trademark dispute over the digital giant's use of the phrase "future star series" in a popular video game, claiming they launched a lawsuit without investigating material facts and refused to eliminate false allegations.

  • July 17, 2024

    NJ Casino Must Face Demoted Slots Director's Bias Suit

    A New Jersey appellate panel Wednesday restored a former Resorts Casino Hotel employee's disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit, finding that it was unclear if he was disabled after he suffered severe burns in an explosion aboard his boat.

  • July 17, 2024

    Hazing Trial Plaintiffs' Claims Too General, Northwestern Says

    Northwestern University pushed back against a group of players accusing the institution of negligence in a football program hazing scandal, arguing the allegations are too general because they do not include the specific instances of hazing each plaintiff experienced.

  • July 17, 2024

    Jerry Jones, Alleged Daughter Spar As Defamation Trial Nears

    With the start of trial in Jerry Jones' defamation lawsuit approaching in Texas federal court, the woman claiming to be the Dallas Cowboys owner's daughter denied his accusations of perjury, destruction of evidence and failing to provide documents ordered by the court.

  • July 17, 2024

    Ex-NFL Player Is Broke, Hasn't Paid Settlement, Plaintiffs Say

    A former NFL player's business partner has asked a Colorado state court to enforce a settlement after the ex-linebacker allegedly blew the deadline to make a $200,000 payment, a request that comes as a plaintiff in another case claims the player and his reptile shipping company are insolvent.

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