In 2011, the city of Philadelphia paid out $13 million to people alleging harm from police, largely to alleged victims of excessive use of force. Critics say that the city lacks meaningful oversight of police misconduct and, instead of trying to prevent it, treats payments due to the behavior like a cost of doing business. The city, however, doesn’t see a problem, contending that recession-weary Philadelphians and greedy lawyers are suing the city for a paycheck.Read more »
Imagine a world where Microsoft could sue, for example, General Electric because it sold a refrigerator to a retail store in Seattle, and that model of refrigerator used a fan designed by a Chinese firm owned a single PC with a pirated copy of Microsoft Windows. Microsoft executives are lobbying lawmakers for just this vision of the future.Read more »
The major record labels are known for their harsh stance on copyright infringements, which in an ironic turn of events is now costing them millions of dollars. Revealing a double standard when it comes to ‘piracy’, Warner Music, Sony BMG Music, EMI Music and Universal Music now have to pay Canadian artists $45 Million for the illegal use of thousands of tracks on compilation CDs.Read more »
Lakeway, Texas resident is fed up with the traps in his town and has decided to fight back against them all by his lonesome.Read more »
A federal inmate who has filed more than 3,800 lawsuits and targeted the famous, the infamous and even the long-dead is now being sued by federal officials who want him to knock it off...
The inmate who dubbed himself "Lawsuit Zeus" in one of his thousands of court cases has filed up to four of his handwritten petitions a day in Kentucky courts alone.
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