answered on Mar 15, 2023
Determining whether antitrust laws have been violated and if your client has been harmed by anticompetitive behavior can be a complex legal analysis that involves a careful review of the relevant facts and legal standards.
In general, antitrust laws are designed to promote and protect... Read more »
In O’Bannon v NCAA, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the NCAA’s compensation rules were in violation of antitrust laws. However, in a later ruling of Dawson v NCAA from the same court, the panel ruled that the NCAA was a regulator and not an employer and therefore athletes... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2023
Yes, regulators are subject to antitrust laws. Antitrust laws are designed to prevent and punish anti-competitive behavior in the marketplace, and they apply to both private businesses and government entities, including regulators.
In the case of O'Bannon v. NCAA, the court ruled that... Read more »
Am in the County. The City opened up and the first license went to the city community dev director that helped make the ord and a 6% tax advantage over me, after espousing prohibition for his career and a few months before speaking against me at my County planning hearing, which I go through every... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2023
If you believe that the County government is maintaining an unfair tax advantage for a former municipal employee competitor, you may want to consult with an attorney who specializes in tax law or government law. An attorney can review the details of your case and advise you on whether you have a... Read more »
I have a class action law suit. Attorneys have agreed to go to mediation. However, the employer's attorney is angry the judge did not allow an email into the case as evidence so he is intentionally delaying the settlment. My attorneys have made me aware of this, but numerous times have... Read more »
answered on Oct 17, 2022
It is inappropriate for you to write the judge on a class action case in which you are represented by counsel. If you have a problem with the attorney(s) who are representing you, you must take that up with the lawyers yourself. Either that or retain another attorney to take up your representation... Read more »
Workers Comp Adjusters attend physician/doctor appointments and direct medical care. Those directions and restrictions on medical care are serious enough to cause death.
E.g. not authorizing evaluation and treatment for a serious skull and brain injury that is known to cause death if left... Read more »
answered on Jun 7, 2022
GET AN ATTORNEY! you cant fight back when you don't know the rules of engagement.
The hearing was done remotely, and I have no idea how to ask for further review
my appeal was granted, but compliance has not been what was ordered. There are a few other concerns I need him to be aware of. I've tried all other ways to resolve the issues, but nothing is working. I feel... Read more »
answered on Jun 3, 2022
It is NEVER proper to directly communicate with a judge by email or any other form of communication. You need to get an attorney involved before you really get yourself in trouble.
Good luck to you.
I work at a liquor store which is most certainly not proffecionally operated but that's beside the point. I put my PERSONAL NON WORK RELATED CELLULAR PHONE on the counter at the register on my side of the counter and went to the restroom when I came out my boss/manager he doesn't own the... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2021
Overall, the answer is probably "no, your boss cannot go through your cell phone when you aren't looking," but whether his actions violated specific laws would require more information from you.
The California constitution actually protects the right to personal privacy, and... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2020
It depends on whether you signed any trade secret agreements in your former employment. They could use that to claim you were using confidential information to contact your former clients, whether it is true or not. There is no legal prohibition against competing against a former employer using... Read more »
I commented on a article that was related to Covid-19 there were hundreds of defamatory comments about An individual who had his grocery’s taken for not wearing a mask .my comment was simply this.
I wrote “ask-yourself how many people you come into contact with on a Daily basis.... Read more »
answered on May 23, 2020
Newspapers regularly decide which letters to publish. Your comments are no different than a letter to the editor. They don't have to print every letter they get, and the same goes for the comments to their articles online. The editors always have the last say on what gets published, even in... Read more »
answered on Nov 9, 2019
Contact the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, https://lafla.org/, 800-399-4529. They might be able to help you.
1. Father was very successful quadriplegic who planned his estate thru a will.
2. Had a tragic accident that put him in a coma for 8 wks r.Then incapacitated by doctors reports thereafter.
3. Mom knew that his will would not pass his estate to her only 1/3 of his wealth
4... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2019
This is quite evidently a highly fact-specific situation, which is not suitable for this forum, which is for questions of a general information.
In any event, there are critical facts missing from your narrative that could change the answer 180 degrees. Your best bet is to schedule a... Read more »
What if I could prove there were clones surrounding me 200,000 through a diabetes test
answered on May 16, 2019
A clone of a human would be a human since they share the same DNA, so homicide of a clone would be illegal and a violation of Penal Code section 187, just as it would for a human.
answered on May 6, 2019
This is not a Wells Fargo cafeteria job board. This a professional blog where experienced lawyers answer general legal questions from the public about many different situations, such as whether they can sue there bank for intentional fraud and other crimes committed in the name of making more... Read more »
If a government agency causes or partially is the cause for a private company to go bankrupt because of an agency decision that breaks the law or is due to malfeasance by a public official, what recourse does the business have against the government agency or the official?
answered on Jan 2, 2019
It depends on the circumstances. Despite what we would like to believe, most government agencies are not perfect because they are staffed by government workers who sometimes don't care about their jobs. I have run into this problem many times, and there us no way to win once the agency makes... Read more »
answered on Sep 25, 2018
Price fixing takes place when competitors enter into an agreement to set prices of goods, at the expense of their customers and the free trading market. If you identify a price fixing scheme, you have the ability to take action against the price fixers. If you believe the price fixers are... Read more »
They also were supposed to send me a copy of my contract which I had never received they had sent me a $1,400 bill a week after I finance the car and then they repossessed my car 4 days after a late payment and sold it without my knowledge I also never received any of my personal belongings from... Read more »
answered on Nov 29, 2017
You can report the violation to the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division at https://www.justice.gov/atr/report-violations. Or the California Attorney General's Office at https://oag.ca.gov/consumers. If possible, I would recommend discussing the issue with a lawyer before you... Read more »
answered on Aug 17, 2017
Absolutely yes. Fixing the price of goods or services purchased by buyers is just as per se unlawful as price fixing among sellers.
answered on Jul 25, 2017
Typically, yes, but it depends on how you're setting these prices. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors,... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2017
An illegal monopoly differs from a monopoly. Very generally speaking, one must prove the illegal monopoly has implemented some sort of unfair business practice, and it possesses roughly 90%+ of the market share. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best... Read more »
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