You just received notice from the IRS that it is auditing your business’ tax return. However, you cannot find any of your receipts from that year. What are you going to do? Well, if you purchased office supplies from Staples, then you should have no worries. Staples tracks your purchases with your Reward Card; they [...]
Social media is a fact of life in today’s world. We are constantly warned about the importance of protecting our privacy while enjoying the benefits of living in an age of technology. Stories about how the words you post on Facebook or My Space can potentially cause someone harm or bring them angst are reported [...]
This week, Jay-Z sued his former chef, MichaelJohnShand, for breach of contract. The suit alleges that Shand caused the 40/40 club to lost profits while damaging the club’s reputation. Apparently, Shand was hired earlier this year to revamp the club’s menu as a part of the club’s future relaunch. However, Jay-Z fired Shand for failure to [...]
In honor of the New Year, I am posting an article from The Hollywood Reporter. This is a list of the most outrageous celebrity lawsuits of 2011. Some of my favorites: The $1 trillion dollar lawsuit against Oprah for stealing the plaintiff’s poet The lawsuit against Michael Jordan because he looks like the plaintiff. The [...]
An artist’s promises on Twitter to pay $1mm for returning his missing laptop. A stranger returns the laptop. Does the artist have to pay the stranger $1mm? In Pennsylvania, probably yes. Artist Ryan Leslie lost his laptop while on tour in Germany. This is the tweet : “I’m absolutely continuing my Euro tour plus raised [...]
Dr.Phil turns 60 years old on September 1st. Dr. Phil is also known as Phillip McGraw. He has a good reason to celebrate this Thursday. Two weeks ago,he settled a lawsuit involving claims of false imprisonment and misrepresentation. Two woman sued the celebrity psychologist after his show’s producers exposed a naked man to the residents [...]
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