Legal News Articles - Business
June 8, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Connecticut Sues Best Buy Over Website Scam ]
Hartford, CT The attorney general of Connecticut has filed a lawsuit against Best Buy Co., Inc. alleging the company pulled a bait-and-switch and overcharged customers, using a website scamto do so.
June 7, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Unfair Business: Are You Being Gouged? ]
Sacramento, CA Doing good business, for most, has a lot to do with trust and reputation. The latter can take a lifetime to build up and mere seconds to destroy. Little wonder that so many business owners spend so much effort protecting a valued reputation. To be branded as someone who does unfair business they would find abhorrent.
June 6, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Housing 101: Tenants Get the Last Laugh (all the way to the bank) ]
Milwaukee, WI Maybe you're late with your rent one month, and your landlord gives you a hard time, or the guy turns out to be an s.o.b. and you can't take it anymore, so you start looking for alternate housing. Instead, you might consider looking around for some legal help, and fighting back.
May 27, 2007. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: If you bought James Frey's "memoir" A Million Little Pieces and didn't chuck it in the recycle bin after discovering, like Oprah Winfrey did—that it was a fraud; if it is still tucked behind War and Peace or wedged between real memoirs such as Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes or George Orwell's Down and Out,you can send page 163 to Random House for a refund.Read [ Three Million Pages of Little Lies ]
May 17, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Best Buy Misled Me into paying Too Much ]
Robbinsdale, MN Jeri Prince is one consumer who does her homework. She regularly shops around for the best deals, and thought she had the best deal in her sights when she found the appliances she wanted advertised at Best Buy.
May 16, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Commercial Contracts: When Outsourcing Leaves You Out in the Cold ]
Milwaukee, WI In an age when more and more companies are trimming their employee rosters to the bare bone, commercial contracts are becoming more and more prevalent as businesses and corporations contract out tasks that used to be performed by staff.
April 29, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Minneapolis, MN: Best Buy may not be the best buy after all. Attorney General for the State of Connecticut Richard Blumenthal has ordered an investigation into the current practise by Best Buy of maintaining two web sites - an Internet site, and a look-a-like Intranet in-store site.Read [ Best Buy: One Item, Two Prices ]
January 5, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Los Angeles, CA: A California lawyer is investigating complaints against It's Just Lunch, a dating service that promises to set professional singles up with other professionals. Based on the investigation, a class action suit could be filed against the company.Read [ It's Just Lunch - Two More Angry Customers ]
December 11, 2006. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL: It's Just Lunch is a dating service that claims to offer specialized match-making services for its professional clientele. However, many former clients and employees argue that It's Just Lunch is less than professional and fails to honor its contractual obligations.Read [ It's Just Lunch - Not honoring contracts ]
December 1, 2006. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL: It's Just Lunch is a dating service that claims to be for busy professionals only. The service sends people that it has matched, supposedly based on answers to questionnaires, out on casual lunch, brunch or drink dates.Read [ It's Just Lunch: Not Making Acceptable Dates ]
- Home Depot Equipment Fee Leads to Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Oct-23-06)
- Copyright Theft -- Internet Highway Robbery By Jane Mundy (Sep-5-06)