Food and Drink


WARNING: “Welsh Dragon Sausages” May Not Contain Real Dragon

In November, the Trading Standards department for Powys County, Wales, forced a sausage manufacturer to change the label of its "Welsh Dragon"-brand spicy sausage, on the grounds that the label was misleading because the product did not contain real dragon….



Dashing Diner Wins Verdict in Trial Over $46 Tab

A jury in Pinellas, Florida, recently sided with Lt. Col. Ralph Paul (ret.) after he was prosecuted for not paying a $46 dinner tab.  Mr. Paul had complained after he ordered a "Seafood Saute" and received a dish that he…


Benihana Cleared in Flying-Shrimp Wrongful-Death Case

This week, a jury in Long Island rejected a plaintiff’s claim that her husband died as a result of negligence by a shrimp-flinging Benihana chef. Jacqueline Colaitis testified that her husband Jerry hurt his neck while trying to dodge a…


Why Legal Advice Is Important to Businesses

Mike Bolognue didn’t get any legal advice before investing in his new business. And he therefore spent about half a million dollars on his new "Legends Sports Pub and Grille" in northeast Ohio, before learning that he had built his…