Category: Liability

3D Printing: Potential Pitfalls For Retailers

What is 3D printing? 3D printing, a seemingly futuristic method of manufacturing objects, is steadily moving into the mainstream as three dimensional printers have relocated from labs to the shelves of retail stores. 3D printing , or additive manufacturing, is a method of production where small machines –robots –...
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Cyber Liability Insurance – Does Your Retail Business Need It?

The news is full these days of hackers stealing credit card and other customer information from United States retailers such as Home Depot, Target, and Neiman Marcus (and the federal government ) among others. These mega-breaches make great headlines, but what about smaller retailers? Are smaller retailers and restaurants...
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Don’t Be Pinocchio: Avoid Liability for False Advertising

Are you at risk of being sued for false advertising? In our media-saturated and highly competitive commercial environment, companies use a wide range of creative strategies to capture and retain consumer interest. These strategies often include making statements about other companies’ products or services. But when does such advertising...
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When The Unthinkable Happens: Owner Liability For Homicide In Shopping Malls

In the wake of recent open mall shootings in New Jersey , Toronto , Michigan and Texas , many observers reacted by wondering how these incidents could have been prevented and who may share responsibility for them. The extent of a property owner or landlord’s liability may be surprising....
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