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  • Thousands put at risk by Eden Park food poisoning outbreak

    Errol Kiong reports that a few thousand people dining in corporate comfort at the All Blacks-Ireland test at Eden Park last Saturday could have been struck down with gastroenteritis. A week after the big match, public health officials have yet to pinpoint the exact cause for the outbreak that left...

  • Rumor: $16 million Jury Verdict against Kia Motors in Federal Court in Greenville

    I have a report of a $16 million jury verdict today in federal court in Greenville against Kia Motors. The case is presumably a products case involving a defective auto. Defense counsel was David Ayers and Robert Ireland of Watkins & Eager in Jackson.  Plaintiff’s counsel was Ralph Chapman from ...

  • New blogs joining the LexBlog Network for the week of 1/16-1/20

    Even though I’ve never been to Ireland, my name being what it is, I always get a kick out of Irish publications joining the LexBlog Network. Going along with a new blog from Ireland, we also have Sheppard Mullin continuing to add their their already-expansive blogging network. Have a great weekend, ...

  • Northern Ireland’s Flick’s Restaurant E. coli Outbreak – 282 Ill

    The number suspected ill in an E. coli outbreak connected to a Belfast restaurant has risen to at least 282, Northern Ireland’s Public Health Agency announced on Tuesday. The number ill consists of 119 laboratory-confirmed cases and another 163 probable cases. Probable cases are those with exposure ...

  • Sexual Harassment Policies Must Become “Part Of The Fabric Of The Organization”

    A northern Ireland employer learned the hard way that having a sexual harassment policy is great – but you have to follow it.  A female employee in West Belfast was sexually harassed by a coworker.  She complained and the employer conducted an investigation.  The coworker “admitted that he had...

  • Ireland Proposes Amendments to Copyright Law

    Written by Ezra Steinhardt and Colin Warriner On 29 October 2013, the Republic of Ireland’s Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (DJEI) published a report containing proposed amendments to its copyright laws, named “Modernising Copyright” (“the Report”).  Taking account of submissions...

  • Client Development: Strike Up a Conversation and Build a New Relationship

    Do you strike up a conversation with strangers? Nancy and I generally don’t, but I now can tell you a story about what we miss when we don’t. Last week Nancy and I traveled to Ireland. I contend the Irish are the most friendly people in the world, so I urge you to visit when......

  • Chanel succeeds before the Irish Labour Court

    In its ruling published on 3 November 2014, the Irish Labour Court determined that a conversation between a Chanel sales assistant and a manager was not unlawful. Ilena Cappello, a former sales assistant at a Parfums Chanel in a department store in Dublin, Ireland, lodged a complaint in the Irish...

  • High Court grants injunction prohibiting further trade mark infringement in relation to advertising campaign which has ended.

    The Irish High Court has issued a significant decision in Aldi Stores (Ireland) Limited & anor v- Dunnes Stores (No.2) [2015] IEHC 551holding that a plaintiff is entitled as of right to an injunction where a trade mark is infringed in the course of a comparative advertising campaign even where...

  • Ireland’s Food Safety Authority Reports Fewer Enforcement Actions

    The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) reports a 6 percent decline in enforcement orders served on Irish businesses in 2015 when compared to the previous year. FSAI said it welcomes the reduction in numbers of Enforcement Orders needing to be served, but re-emphasized that the legal onus is on ...