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Nursing Student Sues University After Twice Failing Required Course

In the News | May 26, 2015 09:56 am

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Higher education can be stressful.  But is that a reason to sue your school? That’s exactly what one nursing student at Misericordia University in Pennsylvania is doing after twice failing a required course. According to the Associated Press, this student says “anxiety and depression made it difficult for her to concentrate” and that her “professor…

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‘Raisin Order’ At Heart of Supreme Court Case Over Government Overreach

Featured Story, Uncategorized | May 19, 2015 09:56 am

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Would it surprise you that the government can legally take half a farmer’s crop without any compensation? No, we aren’t talking about the Soviet-era government. We’re talking about the modern-day U.S. Federal Government. The law is called the Raisin Marketing Order, and it was created during the Great Depression in an attempt to guarantee stable…

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UK Family Threatened with Lawsuit After 5-Year-Old Son Misses Birthday Party

Featured Story, Spotlight Stories | May 15, 2015 09:56 am

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Imagine the situation: Your child is invited to a birthday party, but then has a chance to spend a getaway with grandma and grandpa. … and then you’re threatened with a lawsuit because your child didn’t attend the party. Sound ridiculous? Unfortunately, it’s exactly what happened to Derek and Tanya Walsh, of Cornwall, UK. That’s…

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Could Flurry of Lawsuit Blows KO Boxer Manny Pacquiao? 

In the News | May 14, 2015 09:56 am

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Some called it the “Fight of the Century” — undefeated Floyd Mayweather against eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.  After years of anticipation, fan fervor was at a fever pitch, with some fans reportedly paying as much as $350,000 per ticket to watch the May 2nd match live at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas….

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“Playing Time” Lawsuit Served Up by Teen Volleyball Player’s Family

In the News | May 4, 2015 09:56 am

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One Virginia teenager has taken her efforts from the volleyball court to the court of law — with her family filing a lawsuit against the Chesapeake Region Volleyball Association after she claims it “blocked” her from playing with another team, reports CBS News. “In November, the 10th grader tried out for several clubs and received a number…

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Women Sustain “Scratches” in NYC Explosion, File $40 Million Lawsuit

Uncategorized | April 28, 2015 09:56 am

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A gas explosion that leveled a building in New York City’s East Village killed two people and left 22 other people injured. As local resident Jeremiah Moss told the New York Post, people “lost their lives, lost their homes, their families, their pets, all of their belongings. People who aren’t going to be able to…

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Actress Mila Kunis Cries ‘Fowl’ Over Stolen Chicken Lawsuit

In the News | April 27, 2015 09:56 am

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Actress Mila Kunis came to fame starring in “That 70’s Show.” But a ridiculous lawsuit stemming from her childhood in the 1980’s has her exclaiming, “I would never steal someone else’s chicken. I wouldn’t!” The lawsuit was filed by Ukranian singer Kristina Karo. Karo claims that she and Kunis were first-grade friends 25 years ago…

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Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2015: Episode 3

Featured Story, Spotlight Stories | April 15, 2015 09:56 am

Fan Gets “Butt” End In Rick Springfield Personal Injury Lawsuit No butts about it, we think might have found one of our most frivolous lawsuits yet. Vicki Calcagno of Liverpool, New York recently filed a personal injury lawsuit against 1980’s pop star Rick Springfield (of “Jessie’s Girl” fame), alleging that the rocker fell into her…

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$88 Billion Lawsuit Filed Over “Overturned” Catch in Cowboys-Packers Playoffs Game

Featured Story, Spotlight Stories | April 1, 2015 09:56 am

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The fact that Terry Hendrix is incarcerated in a Colorado correctional facility apparently hasn’t dampened his enthusiasm for the Dallas Cowboys. It also hasn’t prevented him from filing an $88 billion lawsuit against National Football League officials for an overturned call in the Cowboy’s recent playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers. That’s right — he’s…

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