Sony Gaming Unit Adds Uber Antitrust Lawyer Amid Expansion Plans

Sony Interactive Entertainment Corp. has hired a new top antitrust and public policy lawyer in Gregory McCurdy, who held a similar position at Uber Technologies Inc.

McCurdy, Sony’s new senior director for competition and regulatory affairs, arrives as the company’s gaming subsidiary recently made a key acquisition and scuttled an antitrust class action. He left Uber last month, shortly before the ridesharing giant’s former top European lobbyist leaked a trove of company documents.

A Sony spokesperson confirmed McCurdy’s hire, which he announced in a recent message posted to his LinkedIn profile.

“The world of video games is fascinating and will be a great new adventure for me,” McCurdy said via LinkedIn. He spent more than 15 years as a senior litigation and policy lawyer for Microsoft Corp. prior to joining Uber in 2015. “I know it a bit from my Microsoft days when Xbox launched to compete with PlayStation,” McCurdy

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Personal bicycle accident, call a trusted attorney

The use of the roads can be a risky maneuver and we all know the high percentage of errors with other users when they drive down the street. However, from time to time, bike owners can also be the culprit or even sued for a twist of fate.

Injuries and damages often result from negligence. It can be negligence due to automotive, cyclist, city hall, place of circulation, avenue, or even automobile or bicycle manufacturers’ negligence. For this time, we will focus on cyclists causing vehicle incidents.

Ultimately, it is critical to ensure that in the event of a collision, someone can somehow be considered negligent. This will involve running a pink light, crossing into traffic, not following manners, or even driving without lights in the dark.

To remember what is criminal and what is not, now as a cyclist driving on the street, familiarize yourself again with … Read More

5 Tips to Help You Win Your Workers Comp Claim

Being injured in the workplace can be devastating. The immediate and long-term implications can significantly affect not only your finances, but your mental and physical health too. If you have decided to seek workers’ compensation, what you may not know is that winning the claim can be very difficult. To strengthen your case and get what you deserve, here are five tips on what you need to do next.

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Don’t Delay Filing Your Claim

From the moment your workplace injury occurs, it’s vital you file your claim as soon as possible. However, should you rush into it too soon, you run the risk of giving inaccurate information or making errors that could jeopardize your claim. Each state is different in terms of deadlines, but it’s always best to get the ball rolling sooner rather than later. You want to be taken seriously from the start and throughout, so … Read More