Could Landover nail-salon suit be a case of tort reform?
If lawyer Jimmy A. Bell [Reliable Source, Sept. 22] honestly believes that he is owed $200,000 over an outrage to fairness (being charged $2 more for his manicure than a woman was charged), he has lost all sense of proportion. If he does not believe that, perhaps he is just hoping to pick all of our pockets for a big payday.
College Grad Sues Father to Recoup Tuition Costs
Breach of Contract action focuses on written contract requiring divorced father to cover daughter’s school costs until age 25
Judge Trial Referee William L. Hadden Jr. issued a written opinion earlier this month, ruling that father and daughter had a legitimate contract, that Dana proved to be the more credible party in the lawsuit, and that the father had breached the agreement.
McDonaldâ€™s faces lawsuit over Happy Meals
Weeks after a Silicon Valley county became the first in the nation to ban toys from McDonald's Happy Meals and other food promotions aimed at children, a public health watchdog group called on the fast food giant to remove the playthings from all its meal packages.
Drunk who lost leg after falling from a subway platform has $2.3 million verdict tossed
The appeals court didn't focus on Dibble's drunkenness - they focused on his assertions from his experts that the train operator, Michael Moore, could have avoided the accident if he'd reacted faster.
Report: John Daly defends charity lawsuit
Hefty professional golfer John Daly defended Monday his decision to seek $100 million from a children's charity, among other defendants, for a 2007 injury at a Florida charity tournament, the Palm Beach Post reported.
Herhold: Woman has no case against Google Maps
Aa kid, I learned the basic commands of common sense. Don't play with knives. Don't insult big guys with bad tempers. And don't walk along a busy state highway unless you have no other choice.