liability Articles

Key actions to take to keep websites ADA compliant.

The licensees will be party along with the franchisor to a class-action suit alleging wage theft, a weird twist on "joint employer."

The action could be a test of local jurisdictions' ability to adopt disclosure requirements while the federal mandate is on hold until May. Industry officials fear that restaurant chains may be subject to a patchwork of regulatory obligations and penalties.

Nightmares may not go away for years, as some restaurants learned this week.

Don't let a negative grade from the health inspector wreak havoc on your reputation.

Approximately 110 million customers' credit card or personal information was hijacked in the Target data breach that occurred this past holiday season

No matter whether you’re an experienced restaurateur or just starting up, it’s smart to have ready access to a lawyer—or lawyers, especially as your business grows.

Celiacs may have spurred demand for gluten-free menu options, but experts say that only 1 percent of the 44 million people estimated to be in the gluten-free audience have celiac disease. While some of these consumers may be gluten intolerant, research shows that about 29 percent simply perceive gluten-free as a healthier way to eat.

ALBANY (July 20, 2010)—The state has reached a $20 million settlement with food services provider Sodexo for overcharging 21 New York school districts as...

SAN FRANCISCO (January 27, 2010)—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken action againstSacramento based Tony's Fine Foods in order to correct...