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Defamation Lawsuits Don’t Always Require Naming Names

Can you sue for defamation even if you are never named? Maybe.

07/21/2014

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Suing Not The Remedy For Every Tragedy

An SUV-driving woman who had hit not one but three bicycle-riding teenagers, killing one of them, is suing the victims of the accident for her pain and suffering.

06/20/2014

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Dumbest Way To Lose A Lawsuit

Recently, Paris Hilton won a lawsuit without even having to prove her complaint. Why? Because the defendants did something really stupid.

05/06/2014

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When To File – Or Not – A Class Action Lawsuit

When can you file a class action lawsuit? When should you?

04/28/2014

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Suing Your Employer While Still Employed

Can you sue your current employer while you’re still employed?

03/10/2014

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A Little League Lawsuit

You can’t just sue because damage happens.

12/26/2013

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Suing Your Lawyer

If your store sells you a defective product, you can return it. If your doctor provides poor service, you can sue. But if your lawyer provides poor service, what can you do?

12/12/2013

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Salvation Army To Be Named In Center City Collapse Lawsuits

The Salvation Army will become the latest defendant in litigation over a deadly Philadelphia building collapse.

08/15/2013

Service Of Process

Getting a lawsuit into the hands of the defendant is called service of process.

07/17/2013

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Pa. Senate OKs Bill To Allow Health Care Apologies

A bill that would allow health care professionals to apologize for a mistake without it being admissible in court as evidence of liability has the approval of Pennsylvania state senators.

06/25/2013

Protection Through Sovereign Immunity

The federal government, along with every state has voted itself a protection of immunity, which means it can’t be sued, no matter how glaring its error, without its own permission.

06/19/2013

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Seau Lawsuits Merged With Pa. NFL Concussion Case

A pair of wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Pro Bowler Junior Seau have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.

04/02/2013

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Lawsuit: More Water, Less Buzz In Certain Beers

Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands.

02/26/2013

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Penn State President: School Is Covered For Lawsuits

Rodney Erickson told CBS’s “Face the Nation” program in an interview taped for broadcast Sunday that the university has general liability coverage like any institution of its size.

07/28/2012

Suing Your Hairdresser

Anyone who’s ever walked out of a salon in horror after a bad haircut wants to know: can you sue your hairdresser for making you look ridiculous?

07/20/2012

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