FTC Warns Companies and Social Media Influencers on Sponsorship Disclosure
The June 2017 Dietary Supplement and Cosmetics Legal Bulletin explores lawsuits challenging a garcinia cambogia extract supplement and a buy-one-get-one-free campaign as well as a ruling from the European Court of Justice on setting maximum levels for vitamins and minerals.
Court Applies Work Product Protection to Breach Investigation Reports
One of the most significant questions in data security law is whether reports created by forensic firms investigating data breaches at the direction of counsel are protected from discovery in civil class action lawsuits.
Focus on California: Commission Plans for Non-Exempt Sales Employees Must Separately Compensate for Rest Periods
The California 2nd District Court of Appeal has concluded that a California wage order requiring employers to count “rest period time” as “hours worked for which there shall be no deduction from wages” requires employers to compensate non-exempt employees for rest periods.
Guide to State Court and Local Federal eDiscovery Rules
Our guide provides links to electronic discovery rules in jurisdictions across the United States and its territories.
Missouri Supreme Court Rejects General and Specific Jurisdiction over Out-of-State Company Sued for Out-of-State Injury
In a unanimous decision likely to diminish litigation tourism in the state, the Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that Missouri does not have personal jurisdiction over a Virginia corporation in a lawsuit alleging an injury sustained in Indiana by an Indiana resident.