Texas woman sues owner of dog killed by her pit bulls

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Emerald White of Texas City is suing the owner of a beagle her pitbulls attacked and killed for $1 million. White claims she suffered serious injuries trying to stop the attack, and she now suffers from “conscious pain and suffering and now suffers also from fear, anxiety and trepidation.” Stever Baker, the owner of the […]

Caution: Lawsuit Is Extremely Frivolous

A New York woman is suing Dunkin’ Donuts after becoming “seriously” injured by a hot cup of coffee. Jennifer Baron claims the employees at the Grasmere Dunkin’ Donuts did not properly secure the lid on her coffee, and the coffee was “heated beyond reasonably expected limits and not fit for the ordinary purpose for which […]

Mistrial Declared in Reynolds’ Barratry Case

Via Texas Tribune State Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, will be back in a Montgomery County courtroom a week before the 2015 legislative session gets underway. The legislator, who just won his third term in office, is facing a new trial related to allegations of “ambulance chasing.” On Monday, a judge declared a mistrial in […]

Republican win in Senate breathes life into patent legislation

Via Reuters (Reuters) – A Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate has brightened prospects for an effort to fight frivolous patent litigation, although the path to success is far from clear, sources close to the lobbying effort said on Wednesday. The House of Representatives easily passed a bill in December to cut down on abusive […]