Business Law Section

The Business Law Section furthers the knowledge of its members in the law of the Uniform Commercial Code, banking law, corporate law, partnership law, matters of debtor and creditor relations, and litigation practice related to such law.

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
150 Third Ave. S., Suite 2800
Nashville, TN 37201
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Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead &...
P. O. Box 2047
Knoxville, TN 37901-2047

Starbucks Sued Over Amount of Ice in Cold Drinks

A Chicago woman filed a federal lawsuit last week that accuses Starbucks of misleading customers about the ice-to-product ratio in its cold beverages, The Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports. The suit, which seeks class-action status, claims “a Starbucks customer who orders a Venti Cold Drink receives only 14 fluid ounces of that drink – just over half the advertised amount.” 

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Jimmy Haslam's Deposition Required, Judge Says

An Alabama circuit court judge today denied a request by Jimmy Haslam, Pilot Flying J CEO, to throw out a deposition request. Attorneys for Halsam argue he should not be deposed, calling the deposition a “thinly-disguised effort to obtain discovery from him to be used in the litigation against him, wherever it ends up.” The deposition, scheduled for May 11 in Knoxville, is part of lawsuit claiming the company was involved in a fuel rebate scheme. Read more from The Tennessean

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