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Self-driving cars, thinking machines will test limits of tort law

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SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Self-driving cars, machines that teach themselves how to operate and home digital assistants that can enter into legally binding contracts are all either on the market now or soon will be. So the next question is: Whom do you sue when they run amok?

New Slice Ventures LLC accused of falsely claiming that a company had infringed upon its trademark

A company is suing Talking Rain Beverage Company Inc., claiming that it was falsely accused of trademark infringement.

State AGs united for #MeToo, but changing federal law could be slippery slope

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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – State attorneys general are united in championing a new cause – abolishing clauses that require sexual harassment claims to be heard in arbitration. But would it set a bad precedent for changing federal law while scoring political points for its supporters?

Philly man says he swallowed razorblade that was in his Chicken McNuggets

PHILADELPHIA – A man who ordered Chicken McNuggets at a Philadelphia McDonald’s restaurant in December 2015 received an added surprise with his order in the form of a razorblade he swallowed, according to the lawsuit he recently filed against the fast food chain.

Delivery drivers and TL Transportation in settlement talks over unpaid-wages suit

PHILADELPHIA — Two delivery drivers who have filed a class action lawsuit for unpaid wages and more against TL Transportation LLC have agreed to settlement talks with the company.

Couple sue BOA, Nationstar, alleging they refused to honor mortgage modification agreement

PHILADELPHIA — An Oxford couple are suing Bank of America N.A., Nationstar Mortgage LLC and the Bank of New York Mellon, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Philly law firm seeks nearly $400K in legal fees from Washington technology company

SEATTLE – A Philadelphia law firm has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington state, pursuing unpaid legal fees of nearly $400,000 incurred over a two-year period from 2012 to 2014.

Woman sues Amazon over allegations of discrimination due to her pregnancy

PHILADELPHIA – An employee of Amazon.com Inc. is suing the company after she claims she was mistreated due to her pregnancy.

Independent Warehouse Inc. sues companies alleging breach of contract after withholding payments

PITTSBURGH – A safety supply distributor is suing a safety supply sales company alleging that it paid for products never received.

Silk City diner facing allegations of copyright infringement over music

PHILADELPHIA -- The owners of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania diner and bar were recently sued for alleged copyright infringement related to the public playing of certain songs.