Litigation

Explore high-profile lawsuits, and learn more about suing someone—or what to do when you get sued yourself.

Conservative Commentator Bill O'Reilly faces sexual harassment charges

The October 14th headline from the New York Daily News shouted "O'REALLY!" to announce charges of sexual harassment against Bill O'Reilly. The…

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Can You Sue a Restaurant for Making You Obese?

When it comes to caloric intake, who is really responsible? There is some disagreement on the subject.

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Biggest Class Action Lawsuits of 2008

False advertising, slighted employees, and cheated stockholders: We take a look at some of 2008's biggest class action lawsuits.

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Are you liable for goods you sell on your website?

There are ways to protect your business from potential product liability problems before they happen.

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April Fools! It's No Joke When Silly Pranks Turn into Serious Lawsuits

Although its origins are unclear, the celebration of April Fool's Day on April 1 has been around for centuries.

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April Fool's Backfires

April Fool's Day is a great excuse for playing elaborate jokes on friends, but what happens when the jokes go too far?

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Activist Judges: Why Are They Creating Such a Stir?

Over the past several weeks, the Supreme Court has issued rulings on many high-profile cases, handing down decisions concerning hot-button issues…

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Top Ten Frivolous Lawsuits

We've all heard the one about the woman who spilled scalding coffee and successfully sued McDonald's. We've also heard reports of burglars suing…

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Objection: Hearsay! What Is the Hearsay Rule, and What are the Exceptions to It?

Hearsay evidence is typically inadmissable in legal proceedings, but there are exceptions.

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Jury Dodgers: What Really Happens if You Ignore Your Jury Summons?

There are serious consequences if you decide to skip out on jury duty.

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