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Tauler Smith LLP sues Chase Bank & SBA for PPP Loan Fraud

Lawsuit Seeks Order that Chase Bank be Enjoined from Participating in PPP loan Program and give $700 million dollars back to the Treasury. According to the lawsuit, by the time Chase Bank’s online portal opened to small businesses, Chase Bank had already personally solicited and submitted all of the loans for its rich clients, who […]

Wedding Cancelled by Coronavirus? Here are Your Legal Options

As wedding season approaches, couples across the nation are faced with the grim reality that their weddings have been involuntarily canceled due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Consequently, we are likely to see an onslaught of lawsuits against wedding venues and vendors in the year to come. Particularly, breach of contract claims by bride-to-be’s […]

Attorney’s Fees Ordered Against Richard Liebowitz for Refiling and Dismissing Case

A federal court has awarded attorney’s fees against serial copyright litigant Richard Liebowitz for his practice of refilling and dismissing copyright claims without prejudice. Liebowitz has been called a “copyright troll” by federal judges based on the volume of lawsuits he has filed. In Glen Craig v. Popmatters Media, Inc. (Case No. 19C5596) (N.D. Ill.), […]

Beware of Fake Cures to the Coronavirus

Companies peddling herbal remedies and other products that protect against Coronavirus are violating the law. Growing fears about the Coronavirus pandemic have led to a dramatic rise in the sale of fraudulent nutritional supplements that claim to cure or prevent the disease. This phenomenon is not new.  The FDA itself has acknowledged that “during emergency […]

Coronavirus and Broken Contracts

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has left a trail of thousands of broken contracts in its wake in a wide range of industries. From event cancellations, to broken supply chains, Coronavirus has already caused millions of dollars in commercial losses and business interruption. Continued travel restrictions, event cancellations, school and business closures, quarantines, supply-chain disruptions, cash flow problems, […]

DNP Distributor Sentenced to 7 Years for Selling as “Not for Human Consumption” Two U.S. Deaths Confirmed from the Sale of DNP

Barry Clint Wright, owner of CrystalDNP.com was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for distributing DNP (dinitrophenol) as “not for human consumption” and as fertilizer among other things. The government enhanced his sentence because of three confirmed deaths from his products, two in the United States. FDA Press Release: http://bit.ly/2T8PxFt

Firm Obtains Early Dismissal Copyright Infringement Claim Brought by Attorney Richard Liebowitz and Rachel Dolezal

Rachel Dolezal dismisses “selfie” copyright case against Paper Mag after legal maneuvering goes awry. NEW YORK, N.Y. — Five years after she came to national attention for identifying as black woman while being of European ancestry and having no verifiable African ancestry, Rachel Dolezal is again at the heart of a legal controversy. This time, […]

Tauler Smith LLP Defeats Three Successive Motions for Summary Adjudication in Protein Bar Dispute

LOS ANGELES, November 10, 2019 ‑ Tauler Smith LLP has successfully defeated three motions for summary adjudication in complex multi-party litigation regarding the manufacture of protein bars. The triad of motions were brought by cross-defendants Defense Nutrition, LLC, Sapphire Bakery Co., and Bruce Olsen, Sapphire’s former CEO, against law firm client and cross-complainant Eagle Mist […]