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Pete Reid Law – Announcements April 2013

Lawsuits Attempting to Block ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Defeated On November 14, 2012, the Supreme Court of the State of New York finally issued its decision on the second of two lawsuits that had attempted to block the development of a mosque and Islamic community center in downtown Manhattan, referred to by many as the 'Ground [...]

2017-11-07T13:49:05-06:00April 30th, 2013|Newsletters|

Hair Stylist Entitled to Work at Nearby Salon Despite Signing Non-Compete Agreement

A popular Austin hair stylist recently retained Pete Reid Law after he was sued by his former Salon for allegedly breaching a Confidentiality and Non-competition Agreement. The Stylist had been required to sign the Agreement before he began working with the Salon in 2009. […]

2017-11-07T12:38:36-06:00April 8th, 2013|Articles|

Further Efforts to Block ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Thwarted

On September 9, 2010, Plaintiff Forras, a former firefighter, brought a class action lawsuit for damages, in the amount of $350,000,000.00, allegedly sustained by him and others as a result of the proposed development of a mosque and Islamic community center near Ground Zero.  The complaint named the developers of a mosque and Islamic cultural [...]

2017-11-07T12:39:16-06:00March 28th, 2013|Articles|

Pete Reid to Speak at Federal Bar Association Conference

This week one of the founders of Americans for an Independent Scotland visits Hawaii to address members of the Federal Bar Association on some of the legal issues surrounding Scotland’s fight for independence from the UK. Pete Reid, a Scots-American attorney based in Austin, Texas, will join leading constitutional scholars and academics for a panel [...]

2017-11-07T12:40:33-06:00December 12th, 2012|Articles|

Pete Reid Law – Announcements Oct 2012

Pete Reid Law Victorious in Landmark Free Speech Case Pete Reid Law, PLLC has successfully represented an individual who was sued after he posted comments about his experience with a Corporation on various consumer websites, including Yelp, Google, and Citysearch. The Corporation filed a lawsuit against the individual in Texas claiming that the online comments [...]

2017-11-07T13:51:31-06:00October 15th, 2012|Newsletters|

Pete Reid Law, PLLC wins one of the first cases in Texas to be decided under new free speech legislation.

After an individual was sued for defamation by a corporation following comments made on Yelp and CitySearch, Pete Reid Law, PLLC has had the lawsuit thrown out based on an individual’s right of free speech, with the judge sanctioning the corporation and ordering it to pay the individual’s attorneys’ fees.   […]

2017-11-07T12:41:40-06:00September 10th, 2012|Articles|

Memorandum on the Texas Citizens Participation Act (The Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute).

In lawsuits filed on or after June 17, 2011, a defendant may have the right to dismissal and an award of attorney's fees and costs under Chapter 27 of the Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code, also known as the Texas Citizens Participation Act or the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute. SLAPP stands for "Strategic Lawsuit Against [...]

2017-11-07T12:42:23-06:00September 7th, 2012|Articles|

NYC Nightclub Where Giants And NBA Stars Were Present During A Fatal Shooting Is Evicted Due To Creative Lawyering

A property owner, was plunged into a case involving a popular nightclub where two high profile murders occurred while the New York Giants were partying after a recent victory and many professional basketball players celebrated the end of the basketball strike.  The Landlord hired ALBPC to evict the Tenant for violating the lease and Pete [...]

2017-11-07T12:42:56-06:00September 2nd, 2012|Articles|

Pete Reid Law PLLC secures favorable settlement for boxer in sports litigation with former manager.

Pete Reid Law, PLLC has successfully concluded a multi-state sports litigation matter between a boxer and his former manager over a sports car that was given to the boxer as a signing bonus. The former manager and the boxer had entered into a management contract, which included a promise that the boxer would receive a [...]

2017-11-07T12:45:13-06:00August 20th, 2012|Articles, Sports Law|

Contractual Cap on Damages Upheld in ‘Storage Wars’ Style Case

The operator of popular self-service storage facilities in Manhattan and was sued by an individual who had stored her property in one of the client's rooms.  After Plaintiff fell into arrears in the payment of her monthly storage fees, the client conducted a sale of the personal property maintained in Plaintiff's storage locker, as authorized [...]

2017-11-07T12:57:00-06:00March 28th, 2012|Articles|