There is a pivotal scene in the movie “Jerry Maguire” where the hot-shot quarterback’s dad tells Jerry Maguire that his “word is stronger than oak” after Jerry Maguire asked him to sign the contract permitting him to represent his son. The dad went on to explain that because his word was so strong that […]Read More
Did the USFL File in the Wrong Venue?
Football fans across the country remember the United States Football League. It was a courageous start up with a cast of colorful characters and future Hall of Famers that played football for three years in the spring. Their plan was to challenge the NFL for our football viewing dollars. One of its […]Read More
How Planning Culminated in Significant Results
I recently logged into my Facebook page and was provided with some past memories from a very joyful time in my life. The joy came from the culmination of a lot of hard work after a plan had been created to establish an objective. The first thing I noted in my Facebook memory was my weight loss. I […]Read More
Tariffs, Tomatoes, and How Litigation Resolved the Dispute
Litigation involves all different types of disputes. Take the fight over tariffs involving tomatoes where the United States Supreme Court was asked to determine if a tomato is actually a fruit or a vegetable. This story starts years ago when a tariff was passed that imposed a tax on all imported vegetables, but not on […]Read More
Can a Lawsuit Stop the Rams from Getting to the Super Bowl?
Probably not. Bad calls are a way of life in the NFL, and sports in general. Miami is still lamenting a bad call from the 2002 national title game that helped catapult Ohio State to the national title that year. But lawsuits over bad sports calls are not unprecedented. A high school once filed a lawsuit […]Read More
Dispute Between Governors Illustrates Necessity of Knowing Your Rights
Ron DeSantis, Florida’s newly elected governor was recently sworn into office. But as is the right of political passage, Rick Scott, the outgoing governor, made numerous political appointments during his last hours in office. Even though both governors are from the same political party, Governor DeSantis is reviewing Rick Scott’s appointments and the possibility exists that […]Read More