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Caught on Video: Plaintiff in pending disability lawsuit topples huge, historic boulder

Featured Story, In the News, Spotlight Stories | September 15, 2014 09:56 am

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One of the men responsible for toppling an, “ancient boulder in Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park,” was found to have filed a personal injury lawsuit just a few weeks prior to the incident. In that lawsuit, he claimed he suffered from, “serious, permanent and debilitating injuries.” Video of Glenn Taylor shoving the huge rock off…

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10 CA Businesses Sued by Man Who Has Filed “Hundreds” of Similar Lawsuits

In the News | September 8, 2014 09:56 am

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The state of California continues to be a hotbed for Americans With Disabilities Act litigation. Ten businesses in Merced County in Southern California have become the target of ADA lawsuits, all brought by plaintiff Cecil Shaw, who reportedly already has sued hundreds of businesses across the state. “Cecil Shaw has sued hundreds of businesses across the state…

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Man Sues Private Club After Being Kicked Out Over Drunken Altercation

In the News | September 8, 2014 09:56 am

Man Sues Balboa Yacht Club, Resort

“We believe in the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). We just don’t think the ADA was created to protect people who have Oxycodone and then drink to excess.” Those were the words of Mike Caspino, lawyer for the Newport Beach, CA-based Balboa Bay Club, which is being sued by a man who was kicked out…

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Thwarted Armed Robber Attempts To Sue Pizzeria Employees For Injuries

In the News | September 8, 2014 09:56 am

Thwarted Armed Robber Attempts To Sue Pizzeria Employees For Injuries

Nigel Sykes, who committed armed robbery at a Seasons Pizza restaurant in Delaware, is now attempting to sue the pizzeria, six of its employees and the two arresting officers for a total of over $250,000 after sustaining injuries during his arrest. After “displaying” a gun, Sykes was handed $140 from the cashier. According to his…

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Firefighter Claims ‘Fear of Fire’ In Disability Case

In the News | August 7, 2014 09:56 am

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A captain in the City of Houston fire department cited the Americans With Disabilities Act in a lawsuit after he was released from his job because of his fear of entering burning buildings. The department cited that the captain’s inability to enter burning buildings created a danger to him and others. However, the court originally…

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Woman Sues Employer For Not Changing Work Schedule To Avoid Rush Hour

In the News | August 7, 2014 09:56 am

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A New Jersey woman is claiming to have a case of ‘commuter anxiety’ so severe that it warranted a change in her work schedule. The rush hour traffic to and from work was allegedly causing the women to experience anxiety and depression. To oblige her request, her bosses shifted her to a job with more…

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2014 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits: Episode #5

Featured Story, Spotlight Stories | August 5, 2014 09:56 am

NYC woman spooked by ‘Dexter’ ad sues MTA, Showtime for subway fall A New York City woman is suing public transportation after she was startled by an advertisement for the Showtime murder series “Dexter,” causing her to take a tumble down the stairs at Grand Central Terminal. At the time, the woman had lost track of her…

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Gambler Sues, Says He Lost $500,000 Playing ‘Blackout’ Drunk

Featured Story, In the News, Spotlight Stories | July 11, 2014 09:56 am

“Sin City” is chock full of stories of gamblers who lost big — and partiers who had a little too much to drink. One man, however, thinks he shouldn’t have to pay for his gambling losses because he was so drunk, and is suing a Las Vegas casino to recoup his losses. The Associated Press…

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Baseball Fan Caught Sleeping on Camera, Sues ESPN for $10 Million

Uncategorized | July 10, 2014 09:56 am

A man has filed a $10 million lawsuit against ESPN and its announces for ” defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress, contending he was mocked while caught sleeping in his seat during a national telecast at Yankee Stadium.” Andrew Robert Rector says in court documents he “napped” during a Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees game…

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