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...View 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... View More
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...View 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... View More
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...View 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... View More
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...View More
If you're interested in spending time with California USA senators, there are several avenues you can explore. One option is to attend public events or town hall meetings where senators may be present. Keep an eye on their official websites and social media platforms for announcements about...View More
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... View More
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... View More
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...View More
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...View More
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...View 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?
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...View More
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...View 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... View More
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...View More
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