Category Archives: Legal

05Sep/21

The New Normal: TalkCounsel Introduces The Gig Economy in The Nigerian Legal Industry

TalkCounsel, LLC.™ With the spread of COVID-19, most industries have adjusted their standard practices of conducting business. The legal profession is no exception, with TalkCounsel at the helm redefining the legal experience for countless Nigerians. TalkCounsel’s digital workspace hosts vetted lawyers that offer a comprehensive range of services equipped to cater to the multifaceted Nigerian community’s ever-changing needs. Continue reading

31Aug/21

Attorney Zulu Ali Speaks with Star Jones about His Journey to Becoming an Award-Winning Trial Lawyer and Activist

Attorney Zulu Ali was a recent guest on The Star Treatment, a prestigious video series hosted by renowned lawyer and television personality, Star Jones. Attorney Ali, a practicing trial lawyer, activist, former police officer, and U.S. marine veteran, recounted his inspiration to become an attorney. Continue reading

25Mar/21

Plant-based meat brand sued by Spanish Animal Meat Associations – legal proceedings over provocative billboard start today

Heura, Europe’s fastest growing plant-based meat brand, is to start legal proceedings today at the Ciutat de la Justícia de Barcelona following their provocative advertising campaign in November 2020 as spearheaded by activist co-founders Marc Coloma and Bernat Añaños. Continue reading

22Dec/20

P.I. AND TV POLYGRAPH EXPERT DAN RIBACOFF, LISA RIBACOFF, LANCE RIBACOFF, AND THEIR FIRM, INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATIVE GROUP, LTD., SUED FOR $50 MILLION FOR ALLEGEDLY AIDING AND ABETTING SEXUAL ASSAULTS AND RAPES OF FEMALE SUBJECT

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Daniel Szalkiewicz & Associates, P.C. filed a new $50 million lawsuit against International Investigative Group (IIG) of Rockville Centre, NY, a firm run by TV polygraph expert and P.I. Dan Ribacoff. The lawsuit alleges that the polygraph expert from NBC’s The Steve Wilkos Show and his family condoned, encouraged, and incentivized grossly inappropriate contact between their investigators and a female subject in order to retain a lucrative contract. Continue reading

03Oct/20

AutoStore sues Ocado for infringing technology patents central to the Ocado Smart Platform

AutoStore, the pioneer and global leader in automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), today filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom against the UK FTSE 100-listed online grocery retailer and technology company, Ocado Group Plc.

AutoStore is seeking court orders barring Ocado and its partner, Tharsus Group (of Blyth, UK), from manufacturing, importing, using and selling technology that infringes AutoStore’s patents, as well as monetary damages. Ocado has signed agreements with retailers such as Kroger (US), Marks & Spencer (UK), and Morrisons (UK) that rely on the continued infringement of AutoStore’s intellectual property. Read more

14Aug/20

Greenberg Traurig’s Gary Stiffelman Represents Social Media IInfluencers Charli and Dixie D’Amelio in Recent Entertainment Deals

Shareholder Gary Stiffelman, of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, represents social media influencers Charli and Dixie D’Amelio and their parents in virtually all aspects of their entertainment needs and careers. He has advised the family members on numerous recent deals including with T-Mobile, Spotify, Coppertone, Dermalogica, Morphe, Honey, and other major brands, as well as counseling them on many television, film, web, and mobile productions and in the creation and licensing of various products in all areas. Stiffelman also advised Dixie D’Amelio on her recent recording agreement with LA Reid’s Hitco Label.read more

09Jun/20

Houston-Based Preacher Turned Realtor, Dr. Ramson Mumba, Sued for $3 Million

Pacific Diversified Investments (PDI), a property investment management company based in California filed a federal lawsuit today against prosperity-gospel preacher and real-estate promoter, Dr. Ramson Mumba. PDI filed a complaint for damages, declaratory relief, and injunctive relief for the millions of dollars allegedly misappropriated at the hands of Mumba. Read more

25May/20

Berger Montague Class action lawsuit: Big Pharma firm Gilead Sciences sent envelopes marking recipients as users of HIV medication

An Alabama man was mortified when an envelope for him with the return address HIV Prevention Team in bold red lettering turned up in his workplace mailroom. An Indiana man, who is so protective of his confidentiality that he fills his HIV-related prescriptions at a different pharmacy chain from where he gets his other medications, was shocked to receive the same mailing. Read more

19May/20

Federal Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Tyson Foods After Employee COVID-19 Death

An employee of Tyson Foods stationed at the company’s meat processing plant in Amarillo, Texas suffered a work-related injury, contracted COVID-19, and died. The family is represented by the VB Attorneys law firm based in Houston, Texas. https://mpelembe.net/pr-newswire/news-releases/?rkey=20200519DA12030&filter=19466