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On hot summer days, there are few things more enticing to children than a vacant swimming pool. And this could spell disaster, perhaps even a serious lawsuit, if you haven't taken reasonable precautions to keep the neighborhood youngsters out of your yard. The reason? Swimming pools fall under a special class of objects known as attractive nuisances. more...

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The recent tsunami claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and caused billions of dollars in damage. But even after the cleanup is complete, many island states face an even more fundamental problem—the possibility of sinking. more...

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Man oh man, people got all in a huff when McDonald's jumpin java scalded Stella Liebeck and the jury awarded her almost $3 million dollars. But, Liebeck isn't the only one that seems to be benefiting from generous jury verdicts. Get a gander at some of the whopping verdicts juries have been awarding in the past few years: more...

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