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Unused Store Gift Cards Total Over $1 Million

Large retailer Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB) and one of its subsidiaries recently received some fantastic news from the State of New Jersey worth over $1 Million. On September 21, 2017, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division reversed a decision...

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PARENTS’ NAME CHANGE PETITION FOR TRANSGENDER CHILD GRANTED ON APPEAL

In a suit brought by the parents of a child undergoing a gender transition, seeking to change the child’s first and middle names, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee, at Nashville held that the trial court misapprehended what constituted a valid reason...

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Florida Bankruptcy Judge Cites Song & Literature in Dealing with Frivolous Pro Se Filer

In an Opinion in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Division, Judge John K. Olson cites several literary references and song in dealing with Kenneth A. Frank, an unrelenting...

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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...