Hot Coffee Strikes Again! Or, How not to handle yourself in a deposition

Man, depositions can be rough on some people. I personally know of situations in which various parties have thrown their laptops down in a temper tantrum, expert witnesses breaking down in tears or faking illness to take more time to prepare, or the time when an infamous developer parked his Ferrari right outside the room where his deposition was being held where he would try to claim he was broke, and have even seen video of a deposition in Texas where a fist fight broke out (Google it – you won’t be sorry…). Continue reading “Hot Coffee Strikes Again! Or, How not to handle yourself in a deposition”

ValoreBooks: How We Survived Getting Sued By The Big Guys

ValoreBooks sells used textbooks. Textbook publishers sell new textbooks. The publishers sued ValoreBooks. Bobby Brannigan, their CEO, decided to fight. In retrospect – he suggests attempting to settle would have saved a lot of time, money and stress. I launched ValoreBooks, an online marketplace for textbooks, with 12 college friends. We devoted years to building … Continue reading ValoreBooks: How We Survived Getting Sued By The Big Guys