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Americans love raisins. So much, in fact, that during the Great Depression, the U.S. government created a program to ensure the availability of this shriveled, sun-sweetened snack. It’s called the Raisin Marketing Order, and it’s still in place nearly a century later. Its innocent-sounding name, however, masks a major controversy. The order forces farmers to…

There are few activities in our modern world that unite old and young alike. In the wintertime, it is sledding. For some, the tradition of making the downhill toboggan run is getting harder to accomplish. And yes . . . you can thank your plaintiffs’ lawyers for this: More and more municipalities are banning sledding…

It’s one thing to hold yourself responsible for the mistakes of the past. But it’s quite another to actually sue yourself for them. But that’s exactly what’s happening in Utah, where a Utah Court of Appeals has ruled that Barbara Bagley can indeed bring a wrongful death suit against herself for negligence in the death…

Featured in this episode: Lawsuits have been filed against grocery chains Whole Foods and Wegman’s, claiming false advertising at the grocery stores known for offering healthier and organic options for customers. The lawsuits take issue with signs at the stores that read “Store Baked” or “Made in House”. The lawsuits allege that bread and bakery products…

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 during a 2004 concert, resulting in Springfield’s buttocks striking Calcagno…

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