An interesting question asked by clients in regard to contracts is, “Can I limit the time in which the subscriber has to file a claim against the company, notwithstanding the fact that the statutory state of limitations may provide a longer time?” A form of the abovementioned question came before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
An interesting decision came out of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California that involved a liquidated damage clause. The plaintiff purchased an annual subscription to a suite of software services called the “Adobe Creative Cloud” (referred to hereafter as the Creative Cloud) for $49.00 per month from the defendant, a multi-national software maker.
An interesting case involving disclosures required by a manufacturer was recently decided in the State of California. The plaintiff in the action against the defendant, a manufacturer and seller of fire safety products, claimed that the defendant failed to disclose the hazards of ionized and photoelectric smoke alarms (smoke detectors) that they manufactured and sold.
The police officers and the plaintiff business owner responded to a burglary alarm at the plaintiff’s business. During the incident, the plaintiff business owner was shot by one of the responding officers.
When a contract is reduced to writing, the parties’ intention is determined from the writing alone, if possible. The court then pointed out that the plaintiffs relied on the case of H.S. Perlin Co. versus Morse Signal Devices of San Diego, as a case in which a plaintiff’s recovery was limited by a liquidated damages provision.
During the court case, the defendant requested clarification from the Department of Labor (DOL), specifically requesting the views of what work was “covered” by the statute and therefore entitled to the payment of prevailing wages and what work was not.
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Also in June, insight on how to choose a thermal camera, "Rethinking Keypads for Better Access Control", and much more.