Jul. 13, 2018

How to Lose (or Win) a Lawsuit on Social Media: Watch What You Post!

By Vince Zuccaro, litigation attorney Comedian Mitch Hedberg once said, “I don’t own a cell phone or pager. I just hang around everyone I know, all the time.” It was in this luddite spirit that years ago I terminated my Facebook account. With that, I lost my ability to overthrow African warlords from my keyboard, […]

Jun. 26, 2018

Rough Terrain: Don’t Tread on Celebrities’ Right of Publicity

Bicycle company Trek recently settled a trademark law suit over their series of mountain bikes with “fat” tires that allow the riders to traverse virtually any terrain. Trek dubbed the bikes the “Farley” series. The estate of the notoriously heavy comedian (an absolute genius), Chris Farley, filed suit claiming that Trek purposely did this in […]

May. 27, 2018

The Supreme Court Just Threw a Wrench into Class-Action Lawsuits

By Michael J. Anthony and Kristin Hammond “Should employees and employers be allowed to agree that any disputes between them will be resolved through one-on-one arbitration? Or should employees always be permitted to bring their claims in class or collective actions, no matter what they agreed with their employers?” – JUSTICE GORSUCH. The legal court […]

May. 8, 2018

Porn Star vs. President: A Defamation Primer from Judge Zuccaro’s Court

The following is a parodic court ruling from Anthony Law’s litigation associate Vince Zuccaro. The views and knowledge expressed herein do not reflect those of any other associate of Anthony Law, LLC, other than Vince Zuccaro, who is not a judge. This matter comes before the Court upon the Complaint of Stephanie Clifford, an adult […]

May. 4, 2018

How to Avoid an Employment Trade Secret Dispute Like the One That Cost Uber $245 Million

Uber recently settled a trade secret dispute with Waymo, the self-driving car unit owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet. As part of the settlement, Uber agreed to provide Waymo with .34% of its stock (a deal worth about $245 million) and had to agree that it will not use any Waymo hardware or software-based intellectual […]

Feb. 27, 2018

Commercial Docket

Last week a client came to me and asked if there was anything I could do to expedite his lawsuit. He wanted to go to trial ASAP, come hell or high water, and he wouldn’t take no for an answer. I told him that in order to get a trial that soon, he’d have to […]

Feb. 27, 2018

Guinea Pigs Wanted for Post Literate World

It’s been a while since my last blog posting, and I’m afraid that this one will come off as less an expression of legal scholarship than as a frustrated rant. I’ll begin with just one question: Does anybody read what they sign anymore? I don’t want to comment too specifically on ongoing litigation, but let’s just say […]

Feb. 27, 2018

When the Condo Collector Comes Calling

Condo living. At its best, it is a neighborly and efficient way to share costs and provide for amenities that might otherwise be prohibitively expensive to support and maintain on your own. (Unless you already have your own swimming pool, tennis court, and weight room, in which case, te salut.) At its worst …well, I’m pretty […]

Feb. 27, 2018

Anthony Law’s Litigation Practice Wins Large Commercial Jury Award

Anthony Law’s Litigation Practice Wins Large Commercial Jury Award Just this week, Attorneys Vince Zuccaro and Andrew Randol received the Judgment Entry (Pleadings-123-Court-Judgment-Entry) from their September 2017 jury verdict in Delaware County[1]. The total damage: $35,670 for breach of contract, $233,490[2] for civil theft, and $45,000 in punitive damages, for a total judgment of $314,160. A separate award of attorney […]