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Accidents happen, especially on the playground. And studies show that lack of supervision is to blame for 40% of playground injuries. If your child is injured as a result of a teacher’s negligence, is the school liable? more...

- - Home & Leisure

Sporting events can be fun, rewarding experiences, particularly in the everything-old-is-new-again-retro-ballparks, which are architectural gems for the old ballgame. It is important to understand the risks before you settle too comfortably. more...

- - Personal Injury

Irena Medavoy is a new kind of celebrity. She is the spokeswoman for a band of disgruntled Botox patients who blame the drug for pain and paralysis. Botox-bashers would like Medavoy to write a "how to cope" book based on her experiences. more...

- - Personal Injury

We've all heard the one about the woman who spilled scalding coffee and successfully sued McDonald's. But we've also heard reports of burglars suing homeowners after injuring themselves during a robbery. Are they urban legend? You might be surprised, however, by how many of these are true. more...

- - Personal Injury

Company-sponsored retreats can be extremely beneficial to a company. They can boost morale, sustain a bond between the employer and employees, and help employees develop a closeness amongst one another. However, what if an employee is injured during one of these fun-filled getaways? Read more to find out when an employer is liable at a company sponsored retreat. more...

- - Employment Law

Generally, one can sue if there is a finger in the soup, whether it occurred from negligence or intent. However, that lawsuit might only hold water if a reasonable person would be caused severe emotional distress, and if that emotional distress is so serious that physical harm results. In the meantime, forget the soup and enjoy a hot bowl of chili. more...

- - Personal Injury

Although Sacha Baron Cohen's new blockbuster comedy, Borat, received lots of laughs from American audiences, not everyone has found the movie funny--especially many of the film's unwitting actors. From humiliated University of South Carolina fraternity brothers to destitute citizens of a remote Romanian village, Cohen has made enemies across the globe. In fact, these disgruntled participants are now lining up to take legal action against Twentieth Century Fox, the studio behind Baron Cohen's movie. more...

- - More Litigation

Never underestimate an angry ex with an STD and a creative attorney. So if you may be responsible for giving your ex a sexually transmitted disease, watch out, as you just might find yourself in court. more...

- - Personal Injury

So, you're familiar with the risks of an "attractive nuisance" and want to make sure you can protect yourself. Here are some everyday examples and simple steps you can take to ensure you won't fall victim to a lawsuit. more...

- - Prevention & Safety

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...

- Prevention & Safety