Fraud case; orange county business law

Jury finds Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, guilty of fraud

“A jury on Monday found Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO and founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, guilty on four of 11 federal charges related to fraud and conspiracy. The New York Times, CNN, Time, Reuters and NBC News have coverage of the verdict. Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former president and chief operating officer of Read more…

Covid vaccine; Orange County business lawyer

This firm is fighting mandatory COVID-19 vaccines with legal filings and warnings

“The New York law firm Siri & Glimstad is fighting mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations with litigation and warning letters dispatched to schools and employers. The Washington Post has a story on Siri & Glimstad’s efforts and arguments—partly funded by the Informed Consent Action Network, a Texas-based nonprofit group fighting mandatory vaccines. Even before Read more…

Supreme Court; business law attorney

supreme court will allow justices to take turns in new hybrid argument format

“When the U.S. Supreme Court resumes in-person oral arguments Oct. 4, it won’t return to the pre-pandemic questioning format. Instead, the Supreme Court will adopt a hybrid format that combines the old style of jump-in-when-you-can questioning with the more orderly take-your-turn questioning that happened when justices participated by telephone. Bloomberg Law, Law360 and SCOTUSblog are Read more…

lawyer settlement; orange county business lawyer

Agreement giving lawyers ‘sole discretion’ to settle client’s case violates ethics rules, appeals court says

“A California appeals court has voided a provision in a contingent-fee agreement that gave personal injury lawyers the “sole discretion” to settle a client’s case. The Fourth Appellate District in the California Courts of Appeal ruled last week that the provision violates attorney ethics rules and is void to the extent that Read more…