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A successor to the former operator of the Tavern on the Green restaurant in Central Park told a federal court Wednesday that New York City isn’t entitled to a ruling essentially nixing an agreement whereby the city allowed the company to use the name for other eateries, saying the city can't show the pact was breached.
A putative class of Starbucks drinkers has asked a California federal judge to reject the coffee company’s bid to duck their suit alleging it underfilled lattes and mochas, arguing that discovery is incomplete and what information consumers do have suggests their allegations are true.
A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to toss a putative class action alleging The Coca-Cola Co. deceptively labeled its Seagram's Ginger Ale product as being "made with real ginger," finding the argument that the product's natural flavors may have been derived from ginger root wasn't enough to kill the case.
JPMorgan Chase Bank NA recklessly allowed a restaurant's employee to make hundreds of thousands of dollars in unauthorized withdrawals from the Manhattan eatery’s checking account, according to a suit alleging more than $1.3 million in damages that landed in New York federal court Tuesday.
Health care employers and certain other businesses are increasingly requiring employees to get flu shots as a condition of employment, but these programs can invite suits from workers or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission if implemented poorly. Here, attorneys share tips for how to protect patients and patrons while limiting legal risks.