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- Vicarious Liability, Dram Shops, and Criminal Law
Dram shop and vicarious liability could connect through criminal actions such as drunk driving and injuring others while inebriated while driving away from a bar, restaurant or another shop that sold the individual liquor. When the person driving purchased the alcohol at a specific place, he or she could pass on liability to the company an involve both in the illegal actions.
- Could Rules for Poker Clubs in Texas Be Clarified in the Next Legislative Session?
Texas Hold 'Em, the most popular poker game in the world, may have gotten its start in Texas sometime around the end of the 19th century, though opinions vary on the subject.
- Lithium Battery Fire on Airline Flight Raises Concerns
An increase of incidents involving faulty lithium batteries also increases dangers in air travel.
- Navigating Ezekiel Elliottís Legal Plays
Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys has been fighting a 6 game misconduct ban since the start of the football season. His legal moves have allowed him to delay his suspension but on October 12th, the NFL won a motion to reinstate the suspension. Since this leaves most of us navigating a fairly confusing legal struggle, here is what we understand so far about the suspension and whether it can be enforced.
- Band Agreements, Band Entities, Band Trademarks and Copyrights
In order to avoid disputes later, a band needs a band agreement which states how the band will divide their profits and which provides how decisions shall be made, how departing band members will be paid and the rights to use the band name after a break up or a band member departs. With the advice of a music lawyer, the right business entity can be chosen, and a music attorney in California can be utilized to obtain copyrights, and trademarks for the band name.
- Literary Agency and Publishing Contracts: What Attorneys and Writers Need to Know
A writer who signs a literary agency agreement or a book publishing contract without having it reviewed and negotiated by a literary rights or publishing attorney risks not having any idea how the terms contained in a ten to thirty page publishing contract can harm them. Scams abound in the publishing world and writers need to be aware before they sign a contract that obligates them to pay to have their book published and to purchase their own books.
- California Talent Agency and Artist Management Contracts - What You Need To Know
Artists breaking into the entertainment industry often donít know whether they need a talent agency, a personal manager or an entertainment lawyer to represent their interests. While a manager can help guide their career and help them find a talent agent, some just use a personal manager, while others utilize a talent agent, a manager, and an attorney. The terms contained in talent agency contracts and artist management contracts, as discussed in this article, are different as are their roles.
- Music May Be Less Widely Available in the Future. Here's Why.
The government just denied a request from the music industry to change the royalty collection system. Here, we examine what's at stake and explain why change may be imminent.
- Why Fashion Professional Should Employ a Qualified Fashion Attorney
The global fashion industry has emerged in the 21st century as one of the fast-growing and most dynamic economic sectors in the world.
- Hollywood Defamation Lawsuit Heats Up
Defamation (untrue statements that damage a reputation) is becoming more widespread as a cause of litigation, as the internet makes it increasingly easy for these messages to spread. Many new lawsuits pertain to false reviews of, or malicious attacks on, businesses. Yet as one lawsuit between two Hollywood heavyweights reminds us, "old fashioned" defamation still occurs as well - and spreads just as easily.