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Ohio Used Car Dealership Sued By AG For Failure To Deliver Titles To Customers

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

A used car dealership in Akron, Ohio allegedly violated state consumer protection laws when it failed to deliver the vehicle titles to dozens of car buyers, according to a new lawsuit filed by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost. According to the lawsuit, Yost’s office received 114 complaints concerning the failure to deliver the titles… Read More »

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Recent Court Decisions Offer Insight Into U.S. Copyright Law

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A recent spate of copyright infringement lawsuits has provided further insight into U.S. copyright law. When and how, for instance, is a tattoo design copyrightable? Can a tattoo artist sue a videogame if his designs appear in the videogame? These are questions that an Ohio federal judge was required to answer in 2024 when… Read More »

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New Federal Law Informs Consumers About High-Volume Sellers In Major Online Marketplaces

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

Congress recently passed a new federal law that took effect in June 2023. The law requires major online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay to provide consumers with more information about some of their most active sellers. The INFORM Consumers Act (which stands for Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces) requires sites… Read More »

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How Does The State Attorney General Aid In Consumer Protection Laws?

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

The Office of the State Attorney General has a Consumer Protection Section that investigates and occasionally prosecutes crimes committed by businesses against consumers. The Office is broken up into four divisions: Economic crimes, charities, antitrust crimes, and elder justice. Their mission is to enforce laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive business practices. These include… Read More »

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Have You Contracted to Build a Home with Diyanni Homes? You May be Entitled to Compensation for Delays

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

The Kohl & Cook Law Firm, LLC recently submitted a case to an arbitrator related to a home-building project. The defendant respondent, Diyanni Homes, was contracted to build a home in October 2021. The project wasn’t completed until October 2023, two years after the claimants signed their contract. In the process, Diyanni Homes breached… Read More »

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Supreme Court Set To Rule On Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Funding

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a federal agency that protects consumers from unfair, deceptive, and abusive business practices. They file lawsuits against businesses that break the law as well as performing outreach for consumers to ensure that they are kept abreast of all the latest scams. In October 2023, the U.S. Supreme… Read More »

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Generative AI Company Anthropic Sued By Universal Music Group For Copyright Violations

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

Universal Music Group, one of the largest holders of music copyrights in the country, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Anthropic, a generative AI company that recently accepted $6 billion in investment capital from Google and Amazon. Also named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit are Concord Music Group, and ABKCO. The plaintiffs are… Read More »

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TikTok Faces Consumer Fraud Lawsuit In Iowa. Could Other States Follow Suit?

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

Iowa’s Attorney General has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against the social media site, TikTok, alleging that the site makes adult content available to children, bypasses parental control features, and inappropriately rates the app for ages 12 and up. The Iowa AG accuses TikTok of exposing children to graphic materials such as sexual content,… Read More »

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OpenAI Scores Major Victory Over Copyright Infringement Claims

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

Generative AI has produced several problems for courts all across the country. As it stands, however, plaintiffs are having a difficult time filing copyright claims against major chatbots such as ChatGPT and the company that created it, OpenAI. A recent court decision indicates that trend will continue after a district court judge dismissed several… Read More »

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DraftKings, FanDuel Facing Lawsuit For Consumer Fraud, False Advertising

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the sports betting companies FanDuel and DraftKings over allegations of consumer fraud, false advertising, and negligence. The lawsuits have been filed in New York and Illinois. A Kentucky resident filed the first case alleging that the two companies allowed employees to enter on the other’s site for… Read More »

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