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As reported by the Wall St. Journal Law Blog, Gibson, a Texas board-certified specialist in workers' compensation law, was prohibited by state officials in 2011 from using the domain name texasworkerscomplaw.com because the combined use of Texas and Workers Comp constituted inherently deceptive speech that violated a state regulation intended to protect consumers that only allows state government to use those words in tandem.
A federal district court judge dismissed Gibson's First Amendment challenge, ruling that the Texas regulation restricts commercial speech (e.g., advertising copy), which isn't accorded the same level of First Amendment protection as pure speech. The appellate court, however, sent the plaintiff's lawyer's case back to the lower court for review to determine if applying the Texas regulation to the John Gibson & Associates domain name violates First Amendment-protected speech. Not the kind of injury that would require the plaintiff to wear a neck brace.