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COUPLE WHO DEFAMED WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER OVER $150 FEE NOW ORDERED TO PAY $1.08 MILLION

A Texas couple’s dispute with their wedding photographer over what was, and was not, included in the customized photography package purchased escalated when the couple aired their grievance on television and on social media. Now it will cost them...

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What’s the Big Deal?

A Texas Tech University assistant professor sued a department chair for libel and recovered a jury verdict for $590,000 in damages. Unbeknownst to the professor, during the trial, the trial judge was offered and accepted an adjunct professorship at Texas...

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Michigan Supreme Court Says You Can Be Charged for Drunk Driving in Your Driveway

The Michigan Supreme Court held on Monday, July 24, 2017, that the Michigan Court of Appeals erred by affirming the trial court’s dismissal of the operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) charge against defendant, Gino Rea, in violation...

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Judge to City: Lawsuit by Couple in Unusual Kidnap Case Compared by Police to Movie “Gone Girl” Can Proceed

Back in 2015, Denise Huskins reported that she had been kidnapped, while her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, claimed he had been drugged at the time. The police were skeptical of the couple’s claims and compared the case to the movie “Gone Girl,”...

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DEAF CLIENT SUES HIS LAWYER FOR MISREADING HIS SIGN LANGUAGE

A deaf former client is suing his attorney for legal malpractice for allegedly mistaking his sign language and settling a discrimination suit for $207,500 instead of the $200 million he had asked for. James Wang, age 49, claims his lawyer Andrew Rozynski...

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SKY DIVER INSTRUCTOR OFFERED TOO MUCH INFORMATION

In a suit brought by Donald Zarda, a skydiver, against his former employer, Altitude Express (doing business as Skydive Long Island), alleging that he was fired from his job as a skydiving instructor because of his sexual orientation, the United States...