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June 13, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
A Detroit-based law firm requires its female employees to wear high-heeled shoes. That alone ought to be enough to make headlines.
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May 31, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
Cops in the Los Angeles Police Department lead the nation in one important statistic. It’s not fighting crime or capturing criminals; it’s suing the department for millions of dollars in damages over “workplace injustice.
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May 16, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
Sheriff’s deputies have charged a Florida woman with lewd and lascivious behavior after she made “loud sex noises” from the window of her home to get her neighbor and his 10-year-old son to stop playing basketball in their driveway.
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May 2, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
Taco Bell was sued for allegedly not having enough beef in its beef tacos, but the law firm that filed the suit dropped it. Taco Bell responded with a nationwide advertising campaign in which it asked, “Would it kill you to say you’re sorry?
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April 18, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
You can’t buy Raging Bitch beer in Michigan, where it’s been banned, leading to a federal lawsuit by its brewery alleging First Amendment violations.The Michigan Liquor Control Commission banned the brand, saying it was offended by the name.
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April 4, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
An Iowa attorney who allegedly served his female client four “cocktails” during their meeting to discus her drunken driving conviction has been charged for assaulting her with intent to commit sexual abuse.
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March 21, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
A Florida paramedic is being sued by an auto accident victim who says she stole his foot after it was severed in an accident. The paramedic was convicted of the crime and sentenced to six months probation for theft.
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March 7, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
The Obama administration is actively aiding and abetting the litigation explosion. Three toll-free hotlines have been set up between the federal government and the American Bar Association (ABA) to refer cases to private lawyers.
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February 21, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
Kevin Underhill at loweringthebar.com recounted several “tales of love and the law” in celebration of this past Valentine’s Day.
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February 7, 2011
By Maureen Martin (1947 - 2013)
A Maryland attorney is becoming known as the “bedbug barrister” after filing eight lawsuits for bedbug bite victims in Maryland, seeking a total of $7 million in damages.
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