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AT&T drops lawsuit to stop Verizon ads

AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company, agreed to drop its lawsuit to stop a Verizon Wireless advertising campaign that AT&T said unfairly depicts its mobile-phone network coverage. AT&T filed a notice of dismissal Wednesday in federal court in Atlanta, ...

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AT&T faces class action over Internet speed

A St. Louis County circuit judge has certified a class action against AT&T. The lawsuit could potentially affect tens of thousands of customers in five states that allegedly received slower DSL speeds than AT&T had advertised. The lawsuit against AT&T ...

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Suzuki dealer claims brother’s dealership damaged his sales

A Kansas City Suzuki dealer is suing his brother for allegedly tarnishing the Suzuki name in a high-profile advertising scheme that prompted a flood of other lawsuits in Missouri and Kansas. Jeremy Franklin of JF Enterprises recently filed a lawsuit against Chad Franklin of CFS Enterprise Inc. and the American Suzuki Motor Corp. itself. Jeremy Franklin claims that the involvement of the corporation and his brother in a 2007 "Drive a Suzuki" and "Drive for Life" ad campaign hurt his business to the tune of $10 million.

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Brother’s ad campaign damaged Suzuki dealer’s business, lawsuit alleges

A Kansas City Suzuki dealer is suing his brother for allegedly tarnishing the Suzuki name in a high-profile advertising scheme that has prompted lawsuits from attorneys general in Kansas and Missouri. Jeremy Franklin of JF Enterprises recently filed a lawsuit ...

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Bar’s board OKs minor ad rule changes

It took a protracted debate about how to structure the debate, but eventually The Missouri Bar Board of Governors approved some modest changes in advertising rules. The board rejected several controversial ideas Wednesday. Among the rejected rules were those preventing ads from vilifying opponents or including celebrity endorsements. The board also turned down a rule setting a precise definition of conspicuous disclosure of the mandatory disclaimer and another requiring direct mail solicitations to tell consumers how to contact the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel.

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