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Alarm.com sues Telular

  • May 23rd, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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Alarm.com filed suit against Telular this week in federal court in Delaware.  Alarm.com alleges that Telular infringed on four of Alarm.com’s patents with Telular’s Telguard HomeControl, which allows alarm system users to remotely access and control their security system, turn…

Eli Lilly/National Union dismiss Connecticut suit against ADT/Tyco

  • May 14th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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Eli Lilly and its insurer, National Union, have pulled the plug on the lawsuit against ADT and Tyco, filed recently in federal court in Connecticut stemming from a $60 million pharmaceutical heist.  Did they dismiss the lawsuit because they settled…

Alarm company whose bookkeeper embezzled $600,000 must still pay its security equipment supplier.

  • May 13th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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New Canaan Alarm Company, whose bookkeeper embezzled over $600,000 from the company, must still pay over $100,000 to its fire and security alarm equipment supplier, Alarmmax Distributors, Inc., even though Alarmmax brought its claims more than four years after the last…

SimplexGrinnell is sued over requiring employees to drive a company car.

  • May 13th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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SimplexGrinnell is defending itself against a class-action lawsuit in California brought by employees who allege they were required to drive company-supplied vehicles to and from work without being compensated for that time.  Read about it in the court’s opinion certifying the class:   Gonzales v….

Three easy things you can do to ensure your customer’s electronic signature will be enforced.

  • April 12th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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A client posed a question to me this week:  are contracts enforceable when the customer signs via an installer’s  or sales rep’s iPad?  Yes, I responded, electronic signatures are valid under federal and most states’ laws.   But, the follow-up question required…

New lawsuit alleges ADT security plans shared with burglars in $60 million pharmaceutical heist.

  • March 20th, 2013
  • Wendy Carlisle
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A new lawsuit filed against ADT and Tyco alleges that less than one month after ADT prepared a detailed security assessment at an Eli Lilly warehouse in February 2010, $60 million worth of pharmaceuticals were stolen from the warehouse  by…

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