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NY woman who admitted killing 3 kids seeks money

In the News | July 15, 2013 09:56 am

A mother who drowned her three children but was found not guilty because of mental disease is now trying to get a portion of $350,000 wrongful death settlements obtained by the children’s fathers.

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Lawsuit: Man Sues Apple Because He Became Addicted to Porn

In the News | July 15, 2013 09:56 am

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A man who says he became addicted to pornography after accidentally visiting an adult website is suing Apple for not blocking them. According to the plaintiff, the sites “appealed to his biological sensibilities as a male and led to an unwanted addiction with adverse consequences,” including “desiring, younger more beautiful girls featured in porn videos…

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Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office sued for slip and fall by newly released inmate

In the News | July 15, 2013 09:56 am

Well, that didn’t take long … A Louisiana prisoner claims she slipped on the walkway on her way out of jail and is now suing the sheriff’s office.

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Lawyer Suing Apple Over HD on iPhone

In the News | July 10, 2013 09:56 am

A Florida lawyer is suing Apple after he downloaded an HD movie onto his non-HD iPhone.  Although he was able to watch the movie in standard definition on the 3.5 inch screen, he is suing for $1 in the hopes of bunching together enough people who made the same mistake to start a class action.

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Phila. cop sues Target Corp. for severe eye injuries sustained in attack by shoplifter

In the News | July 1, 2013 09:56 am

A police officer who was injured by a shoplifter while responding to a call at a Pennsylvania Target store is now suing the retailer.  The officer, who was struck with a weapon by the suspect, says Target’s in-store security personnel should have restrained the shoplifter.

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The intersection of golf and the law

In the News | June 24, 2013 09:56 am

Golf

Is yelling ‘Fore’ a legal defense?  The New York Times has a round-up of lawsuits on the links.

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Prisoner Files $1 Trillion Lawsuit Over Belly Ache

In the News | June 20, 2013 09:56 am

An Arizona inmate who claims he got cramps from his prison food is suing the prison’s commissary for $1 trillion, adding that he lost sleep from the ache.  This isn’t the first time the inmate has sued the prison – he filed a $10 trillion suit when he was served a couple of meals late,…

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Why are they suing the wrong company?

In the News | June 17, 2013 09:56 am

A Texas couple had a cargo elevator installed in their beach home and used it as a passenger lift, despite warnings that it should not be used to move people. Now, the couple is now suing the company that did the electrical work on the unit. The company’s owner says it’s an attempt to keep…

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Bowling Shoe Law Being Debated in State Legislature

In the News | June 12, 2013 09:56 am

Bowling

A proposed law in New York would require bowling alleys to post signs warning customers not to take their rental shoes outside.  As more bowlers have started wearing their rented shoes outside, alleys have seen an increase in slip-and-fall cases – and an increase in their insurance costs.

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