"Hollywood accounting" led to Bill Nye being underpaid by at least $9,350,565, according to a lawsuit against Disney and a number of affiliated companies. Nye, the star of the extremely popular "Science Guy" television series in the 1990s, accuses Disney of using a variety of mischaracterizations, false charges and shady accounting practices to avoid paying him and the show's other owners their fair share of the profits.
When it comes to many matters in business, time is often of the essence. Many Houston companies work under tight deadlines and believe in providing service to customers quickly. When it comes to business litigation, working in a timely fashion is also important. Acting with expedience may save an organization money. One recent case demonstrates that when tens of millions of dollars is at stake, timing is everything.
A company puts a number of measures in place in order to protect its assets. Insurance policies and an employee handbook, for example, are recommended for many Houston businesses. Unfortunately, despite best efforts, some organizations still fall victim to cases involving the theft of trade secrets, which can be particularly damaging to business. One Texas company is now pursuing litigation against an employee who allegedly gave away confidential information to a competitor.
The internet has changed the way that we communicate. For instance, social media has made it much easier to stay in contact with friends and family. The internet also offers an outlet for people to express their opinions and beliefs, whether identified or anonymous. Some argue that the anonymity of the internet leads people to behave antisocially or even post criminal comments.