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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...

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CHALLENGE TO KENTUCKY COURT CLERK STILL ONGOING

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth District recently decided that a same-sex couple’s suit against County Clerk Kim Davis of Rowan County, Kentucky was erroneously dismissed. The suit for damages-only under 42 U.S.C.S. § 1983...

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AARON HERNANDEZ MURDER CONVICTION VACATED FOLLOWING SUICIDE

The first-degree murder conviction of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, arising from the 2013 shooting death of fellow player, Odin L. Lloyd, was vacated due to Hernandez’s suicide while incarcerated. Hernandez was found hanging...

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Rock Band Name “The Slants” Protected

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) denied a rock band’s application for a federal trademark of the band’s name, “The Slants” under a provision of the Lanham Act prohibiting the registration of trademarks that may...