Indie Sports Drama “Streetballers” Scores Big at the Mann Chinese 6

(SAINT LOUIS, MO) – ( — The numbers are in and the critically acclaimed independent feature, Streetballers, debuted at the number 14th spot (out of 137) in the latest weekly box office, grossing $6,123.75 dollars during its Los Angeles’ premiere week at the Mann Chinese 6 Theatre. The film landed alongside Disney’s epic feature, Surrogates […]

Fifth Circuit Analyzes Employee/Independent Contractor Issue

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently concluded that sales leaders for an insurance company were employees, not independent contractors. Hopkins v. Cornerstone America, No. 07-10952, available at (5th Cir. Oct. 13, 2008). Fourteen former sales leaders sued for unpaid overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Because the FLSA applies to […]