Marlee and Richard Snowdon bought a house next door to Hal and

Marlee and Richard Snowdon bought a house next door to Hal and Carol Dickinson. Carol had owned the house for 30 years; Hal had moved in 10 to 15 years later when he and Carol married. Hal had no owne...

Eighty-five-year-old Francis Gagnon and his wife

Eighty-five-year-old Francis Gagnon and his wife lived on a farm in Shelburne, Massachusetts. They also owned land in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. They had two children: Joan Coombs, who lived 20 mile...

Bright Tunes Music Corp. (Bright Tunes) owned the copyright

Bright Tunes Music Corp. (Bright Tunes) owned the copyright to the song “He’s So Fine.” The company sued George Harrison, a Beatle, alleging that the Harrison composition “My Sweet Lord” copied “He’s...

Justin Kaiser and Germania became friends while working together at a Ralph

Justin Kaiser and Germania became friends while working together at a Ralph Lauren Polo store. When Germania left the store, Kaiser allowed Germania to buy clothing using merchandise credits made out...

For decades, Carvel sold its ice cream only through franchised stores

For decades, Carvel sold its ice cream only through franchised stores. However, a decline in revenues caused the company to begin selling its product in supermarkets. That effort expanded quickly, but...

David Kline was the station manager and sales manager for Reading Radio

David Kline was the station manager and sales manager for Reading Radio, Inc., a/k/a WAGO Radio. As manager, Kline was in charge of supervising the station’s sales representatives. Molly Fink and Isaa...

Amaani Lyle was a comedy writers’ assistant who worked on the production

Amaani Lyle was a comedy writers’ assistant who worked on the production of the television show Friends. The show revolved around a group of young, sexually active adults, featured adult-oriented sexu...

Teresa Harris was a manager at Forklift Systems; Charles Hardy was

Teresa Harris was a manager at Forklift Systems; Charles Hardy was its president. Hardy frequently made inappropriate sexual comments to Harris and other women at the company. For example, he said to...

Courtney Gatter was a sales representative for IKA. The company was

Courtney Gatter was a sales representative for IKA. The company was owned by the Stiegelmann family, which included René (who worked for the company), and his son, Marcel (who did not). Gatter reporte...

A New York State task force on teacher qualifications decided that all

A New York State task force on teacher qualifications decided that all teachers needed a basic understanding of liberal arts and sciences. National Evaluation Systems (NES), a professional test develo...