June 2013 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

Recent Supreme Court Decision Allows Corporations to Avoid Class Action Lawsuits, Insulate Themselves From Antitrust Liability, and Deny Their Victims Access to Legal Remedies

by: Scott D. Gilchrist, Attorney      &nbspLynn A.Toops, Attorney Yesterday the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 5-3 decision, authored by Justice Antonin Scalia, that deals a crushing blow to all victims of corporate wrongdoing. Corporations of all types now routinely require customers to agree to form contracts that deny the customer access to… Continue Reading »

Protecting Your Business with Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Provisions

by: Arend J. Abel, Attorney Business owners invest a great deal of time and money in developing customer relationships. That investment can be placed at risk when key employees who have been servicing customers leave to work elsewhere. The valuable relationships they have built can easily be leveraged to move customers to the competition unless… Continue Reading »