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The Story Before the Easter Story

Today, Good Friday, we recognize the crucifixion of Jesus which occurred nearly 2,000 years ago.  The following article explains why Jesus was crucified.  -- Tom Erdos Before the Crucifixion by Tom Erdos The Read More

Limiting Remedies under the UCC

Under the Uniform Commercial Code, the seller of goods can limit certain remedies to reduce its exposure to large damages claims in the event the goods are defective.  A recent Read More

Using Environmental Site Assessments in Real Estate Transactions

In November 2021, the ASTM standard governing most Phase I environmental site assessments was revised for the first time since 2013.  The revisions add to the amount of historical research Read More

The Story Before the Christmas Story

           Christmas is, for many, a celebration of the birth of Jesus.  In most Christmas plays and TV shows, the story starts with Mary and Joseph arriving Read More

He Who Digs A Pit

One of my favorite Proverbs is “He who digs a pit will fall in it.”  Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the instance of when the pit may Read More

Crushing Terms & Conditions

This life lesson in contract law comes from a rock crushing contract in North Dakota and the related North Dakota Supreme Court decision issued on September 30. BNI Coal engaged RTS Read More

The Epidemic of ‘21

BOSTON, MA – April 22.  A sailor from a British ship arrived in Boston ill.  He was quarantined, but too late.  Other crew members fell ill, causing the epidemic to Read More

The Problem with Hortatory Deadlines

This week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a former employee who claimed that she was terminated in retaliation for leave taken under the Family and Read More

Trademark Infringement and Search Engine Advertising

When a personal injury law firm sues a personal injury lawyer referral website for tort liability – well, it is just fun to watch, especially for those of us used Read More

Involuntary Transfers: I'm Doing Business with Whom??!!

Death, divorce, and bankruptcy each trigger a legal process that can result in an involuntary transfer of ownership interests in an entity.  If ownership interests are owned by multiple people, Read More

E.E.O.C. U.A.M.s ... F.Y.I.

I was finishing up an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission mediation in Nashville on a bitterly cold day in 2014 when the federal mediator, Chris Wing, suggested that my client consider Read More

A Silent Cyber Coverage Win for Landry's

From May 2014 to December 2015, an unauthorized program installed on the payment processing devices at fourteen Landry’s restaurant locations was used to steal data from the magnetic strips of Read More

Antitrust Winds Are Shifting

“It is the policy of my Administration to enforce the antitrust laws to combat the excessive concentration of industry, the abuses of market power, and the harmful effects of monopoly Read More

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