The city of Seattle is facing legal fallout as a result of its handling of months of protests including cases for personal injury, wrongful death and Civil Rights violations. Interestingly, the largest case may involve a lawsuit filed by a collection of real estate developers, small businesses and property owners who have also filed
Interesting Developments in Trade Secret and Non-Compete Law
A major area of our trial practice consists of trade secret and non-compete law. We hear all the time from people that believe Iowa is a “right to work” state so that means non-competes are not upheld under Iowa law, right? Wrong.
Non-competes are upheld in cases where the scope and duration of the restrictive…
Cybersecurity Resources for Small Business
The Eye of Privacy blog from Sheppard Mullin has a very helpful post for small businesses with links to the Federal Trade Commission cyber guide. The purpose of the guide which contains various modules is to help small businesses address data security threats. This is something all small business owners should have in their…
Michigan State $500 Million Sexual Abuse Settlement is a Lesson for Business and Organizational Leaders
It is reported that Michigan State will be paying $500,000,000 to the young women who were abused by Larry Nassar. I used all the zeros for a reason. It is a shocking number. I am not going to dive into all the facts and circumstances that led to the settlement in this post. What…
Brick Gentry Law Firm Adds Trial Team Blog
The Brick Gentry Law Firm of West Des Moines, Iowa recently added its trial team blog to feature information on several practice areas including, but not limited to, the following:
- Personal Injury;
- Employment Discrimination and Harassment;
- IP Litigation;
- Business Litigation;
- Class Actions.
This trial team blog is edited by Brick Gentry shareholder Rush Nigut.…