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U.S. Mom Gets Paid Over Poppy Seed Drug Test U.S. Mom Gets Paid Over Poppy Seed Drug Test

The idea that a person could cause a false positive on a drug test by eating a poppy seed bagel used to be the stuff of lore. Hardly anyone really believed it, but it got whispered around among people who …

Nelson Mandela: Family Goes to Court Over Burials Nelson Mandela: Family Goes to Court Over Burials

Despite reports last week that his health was improving, it appears increasing likely that former South African president Nelson Mandela is nearing death. The civil rights leader has been battling a severe lung infection since March. The 94-year-old Mandela is …

Casey Anthony: Defamation Suit Goes To Federal Court Casey Anthony: Defamation Suit Goes To Federal Court
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Casey Anthony is still locked in a battle with two people who are suing her over defamation of character, and now the suit is going to federal court. Anthony, who claims she is $800,000 in debt, was found to be …

Michael Jackson: Son Will Testify During Lawsuit Michael Jackson: Son Will Testify During Lawsuit

Michael Jackson has been gone for four years, and the legal battles involving his estate and his family are just beginning. Jackson’s children–along with his mother Katherine–are suing concert promoter AEG Live for negligently hiring Dr. Conrad Murray to oversee …

Charla Nash’s Lawsuit Gets Thrown Out Charla Nash’s Lawsuit Gets Thrown Out

Charla Nash, known for surviving a vicious attack from a chimpanzee, one so severe, it required Nash to undergo complete facial reconstructive surgery. Nash’s story has returned to the newscycle a couple times. First, after her appearance on Oprah, which …

Adam Carolla Lawsuit: Radio Personality Sued By Friend Again Adam Carolla Lawsuit: Radio Personality Sued By Friend Again
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Adam Carolla is now embroiled in another lawsuit being brought against him by the friend who previously brought a lawsuit against the Internet and radio personality. Reuters is reporting that Donny Misraje is suing Carolla for a few pictures included …

Fan: Brain Damage After Miguel’s Kick To The Head? Fan: Brain Damage After Miguel’s Kick To The Head?
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The fan who got kicked in the head during the Billboard Music Awards by an overzealous Miguel says she’s having cognitive issues that may stem from the incident, according to her lawyer. During the May 19th performance, Miguel attempted to …

$800K Infestation: Tenant Wins Bedbug Lawsuit $800K Infestation: Tenant Wins Bedbug Lawsuit

$800K for some bedbugs? One Maryland woman is celebrating a victory in court after filing suit against her apartment building’s owner due to losing “practically everything” in a bedbug infestation. 69-year old Faika Shaaban said she suffered hundreds of bites …

Justice Department Takes Apple To Court Today Over E-Book Price Fixing Allegations Justice Department Takes Apple To Court Today Over E-Book Price Fixing Allegations

Over a year ago, Apple and a bunch of publishers were sued by the Department of Justice on allegations of e-book price fixing. Every publisher since then has settled, but Apple has decided to fight it out in court. But …

Spanish Teacher Fired for Using the Word ‘Negro’ Spanish Teacher Fired for Using the Word ‘Negro’
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Talk about getting lost in translation. A Bronx teacher claims that she was fired for using the word “negro” in reference to a student. I must admit, it sounds reasonable at first – except for the fact that the teacher …

Cartoon Network’s Annoying Orange Creators Sued Cartoon Network’s Annoying Orange Creators Sued
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Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove, the creators of the Cartoon Network show, Annoying Orange, have been named in a lawsuit claiming the duo copied their citrus from a previous ad campaign for the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Reports indicate …

Singer Sues McDonald’s For Destroying Her Voice Singer Sues McDonald’s For Destroying Her Voice
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A Brooklyn woman says she bit into her McDonald’s chicken sandwich one day in 2010 only to taste a piece of glass–which she says was bigger than a penny–and that it has ruined her singing voice. Jaqueline Simpson says she …

Skechers To Pay $40M Over Shape-Ups Ads Skechers To Pay $40M Over Shape-Ups Ads
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One year ago, The U.S. FTC fined shoe manufacturer Skechers $40 Million over its ads for “Shape-Ups” shoes. The shoes were marketed as being able to help users lost weight and tone the muscles in their lower bodies. Skechers was …

Dr. Phil Sues Over Manti Te’o Interview Dr. Phil Sues Over Manti Te’o Interview

Dr. Phil is majorly mad that Deadspin posted a video clip of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo speaking in the voice he used to convince football star Manti Te’o he was a woman. So mad, in fact, that he wants to sue. Phil …

Family Awarded $90 Million Over Bus Stop Death Family Awarded $90 Million Over Bus Stop Death
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A Maryland family this week won their lawsuit against the Prince George’s County Board of Education and were awarded $90 million. According to a Washington Post report on the case, 13-year-old Ashley Davis died in 2009 while crossing the street …

Rachael Ray Show Sued by Fat Teen Featured in Weight Loss Segment Rachael Ray Show Sued by Fat Teen Featured in Weight Loss Segment
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Sending fat teens to boot camp, or sending troubled teens to “scared straight” prison sessions has been a staple of daytime television for decades. Now, it seems that one of these teens was not happy about her daytime TV experience, …

Kris Humphries Sued by L.A. Suit Shop Kris Humphries Sued by L.A. Suit Shop

Brooklyn Nets star Kris Humphries has had a tough year off the court. While dealing with a contentious divorce from reality TV star Kim Kardashian, Humphries also lost out on dating pro skier Lindsey Vonn when she fell in with …

Kanye West Sued Over ‘Gold Digger’ Sample Kanye West Sued Over ‘Gold Digger’ Sample
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As Kanye West prepares to become a parent and expends his mental energy on crafting joke names for his progeny, he certainly doesn’t have time to go to court over one of his biggest hit songs. TMZ is reporting that …

WWE Lawsuit Over Owen Hart Settled WWE Lawsuit Over Owen Hart Settled
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The WWE may dominate the world of professional wrestling, but it will soon find itself paying up for using one of its former wrestlers’ images. According to a report from the Associated Press, the WWE has settled a lawsuit with …

Dr. Oz Sued Over Insomnia Remedy Dr. Oz Sued Over Insomnia Remedy

Unlike some daytime TV doctors, Dr. Mehmet Oz is an actual medical doctor. While that means his medical advice on The Dr. Oz Show may carry more weight than other TV doctors, it also means some viewers may put too …

‘Price Is Right’ Lawsuit Verdict Overturned ‘Price Is Right’ Lawsuit Verdict Overturned
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Do pregnancy discrimination laws extend to employment that is based on a woman’s physical attributes? Brandi Cochran thinks so. Unfortunately for her, a judge believes she will have to argue her case a second time. The Associated Press is reporting …