Topic : lawsuits

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Something to Talk About: An Accidental Cut

June 25, 2014  | Article

At the intersection of nippers and nails, accidents can happen. Learn how to respond to avoid damage from an awkward and tense situation.

Keywords: accidents   lawsuits  

In Case of Lawsuits

February 1, 2014  | Article

Proper documentation and procedures are essential in case a patron brings a lawsuit against your salon, according to Sean Brownyard, executive program manager for SASSI, the Salon and Spa Specialty Insurance program at Brownyard Group.

Keywords: insurance   lawsuits  

Techs Win Federal Lawsuit Over Wage Disputes

July 26, 2012  | Article

The Chinese Staff and Workers Association and the organization Justice Will Be Served announced a jury award in April 2012 in a successful lawsuit in which six Chinese nail salon workers sued a chain of high-end nail salons for failing to pay a minimum wage and overtime compensation

Keywords: lawsuits   owner issues   salon ownership  

Illinois Woman Sues Nail Salon

May 11, 2007  | News

Plaintiff Cheryl Reader is suing Diamond Nails in Wood River, Ill. alleging that during a pedicure, a technician scraped the bottom of her foot pro-ducing an open wound and bleeding.

Keywords: lawsuits   pedicures  

Another Death Linked to Pedicure

September 18, 2006  | News

In August, Diana Mears filed a wrongful death suit against a Mountain View, Calif., nail salon alleging that her daughter, Jessica, died as the result of a bac-terial infection she contracted during a 2004 pedicure.

Keywords: California state regulations   lawsuits   pedicure sanitation   staph infections   Watsonville  

TDLR Can’t Connect Sanitary Conditions of Texas Salon to Woman’s Death

July 6, 2006  | News

The death of Kim Jackson, a 46-year-old paraplegic who died of a staph infection, can’t be directly linked to the sanitary conditions at Angel Nails in Ft. Worth, Texas, said the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).

Keywords: lawsuits   pedicure sanitation   state licensing  

Texas Woman’s Death Linked to a Pedicure

March 7, 2006  | News

State inspectors are investigating a Ft. Worth, Texas, salon where a 46-year-old paraplegic woman allegedly contracted a staph infection that led to her death.

Keywords: lawsuits   legislation   pedicure sanitation   staph infections   state licensing  

California Nail Salons Being Sued

August 24, 2005  | News

At least nine nail salons have been named in a lawsuit over pedicure-related infections that have afflicted salon clients in California’s Santa Clara County, according to San Francisco’s CBS 5 News.

Keywords: California state regulations   lawsuits   legislation   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation  

Foot Spa Infection Victims Settle Lawsuit

March 11, 2005  | News

It’s been more than four years, but the victims haven’t quite been able to forget what happened to them. They still have scars on their shins and lower legs, reminders of the bacteria they were infected with after getting pedicures at Fancy Nails, a salon in Watsonville, Calif., that has since closed. Although it may not get rid of the unsightly scars, 73 people will split about $3 million after settling a lawsuit with the salon.

Keywords: lawsuits   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation   staph infections   Watsonville  

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

December 1, 2001  | Article

A jury in Roanoke, Va., didn’t cane that the owners of a nail salon said they didn’t know they were using MMA and slapped them with a $150,000 judgment. If a “reasonable” nail tech would do it, you’d better be doing it too, or you could be held liable.

Keywords: California   client health   client waivers   lawsuits   legalities  

A Hard Won Victory: Salon Owner Beats the IRS

October 1, 1997  | Article

It took five years and more than $100,000, but Nails Now! Owner Ira Bloom finally prevailed in his quest for the IRS to recognize his nail technicians as independent contractors.

 

Keywords: booth rental   business   business tools   employee issues   independent contractors  

Cease Fire Between Two Fast Dry Top Coat Makers

August 1, 1997  | Article

Seche and Poshe settle their legal dispute. 

Keywords: lawsuits   Poshe   Seche   Seche Vite   trademarks  

Essie Cosmetics Wins Injunction

April 1, 1993  | Article

Keywords: Essie Weingarten   lawsuits  

I’ll See You in Court! What to Do When a Client Sues

January 1, 1993  | Article

Protect yourself against a malpractice lawsuit by educating your clients about the risks, keeping accurate records, and using signed disclaimers.

Keywords: client records   client relationships   communicating with customers   lawsuits   professional liability  

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