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In California, Using Smartphone Map Applications While Driving is Illegal

In California, Using Smartphone Map Applications While Driving is Illegal

I have been using a GPS for years.  It has gotten to the point where I don’t really know my way around Miami.  I just put my destination into my iPhone and do what whatever it tells me.  Since I am not focused on the actual directions, I am not as knowledgeable about my surrounding

Class Action Lawsuits and Dietary Supplements: Not Always a Fit?

I have an article published in this month’s Nutritional Outlook that discusses our recent big win for energy drink maker Celsius in a class action filed against it in California state court. My article discusses class actions challenging advertising and labeling claims for dietary supplements and food products in which companies are accused of making

Lawsuits over Facebook’s Beacon app complicate possible settlements

In what has been developing into a cautionary tale of when good apps go bad, potential class-action settlements in California and Texas surrounding Facebook’s Beacon ad program may substantially affect one another. The outcomes in California and Texas jurisdictions will also play a role in other cases involving Beacon, Blockbuster, and Facebook.

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