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Breaking brackets: is gambling on March Madness illegal?

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

It's March Madness, Baby! That's right, for the next three weeks you probably won't go a single day without hearing: "Hey, how is your bracket doing

Marriott to face trial in Maryland over terrorist bombing in Pakistan

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2013

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a Maryland U.S. District Court decision to dismiss a wrongful death suit brought against

Multiple dangers of meth labs in hotels

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

A quick Internet search sheds a bright light on the dangers to hotels if guest rooms are used for methamphetamine, or "meth," production. There are

When you check out, don't forget the shampoo: hotel consumables qualify for the Texas resale exemption from sales tax

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

Hotels stock rooms with soaps, shampoos, conditioners, mouthwashes, shower caps, pens, notepads and similar non-reusable consumable items (hotel

Hilton not liable to guests for terrorist attack in Egypt

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

In October 2004, a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck into the lobby of the Taba Hilton near the border between Egypt and Israel in the Sinai Peninsula

KFC franchise guarantors not subject to mint julep jurisdiction

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Franchise agreements are often signed by single purpose entities that are not income-tax-paying entities and that own only the franchised business for a particular location

Franchisor escapes franchisee food fight

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

After an allegedly racially motivated fight over a free hamburger between a franchisee's employee and his supervisor in which the employee was knocked unconscious, the franchisor, McDonald’s, was sued in U.S. District Court in Memphis along with the franchisee and the supervisor

Gambler rolls dice in room service case, house wins

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

You spend a fun evening at a casino

Restaurant chain founder chooses FLSA exposure over franchise compliance

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

Can a founder of a chain of restaurants be liable to an employee for unpaid wages even though he does not own the restaurant where the employee worked?

Alabama legislative update - week 7: economic incentives still a top priority

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2012

Upon reaching the halfway mark of the 2012 Regular Session and before taking a week off, the Alabama Legislature continued their pro-business focus on job creation