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Gale Sayers, Former Bears Running Back, Sues NFL

Gale Sayers, former star running back for the Chicago Bears, has reportedly sued the NFL. The legendary runner sued the NFL on Friday, claiming the league negligently handled the injuries that he repeatedly suffered to the head. The Hall of Famer played in the league for seven years. The NFL has been blamed in a number of lawsuits before this, …

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Roller Coaster Set To Reopen After Lawsuit

A roller coaster in Texas was the cause of a death of a young woman two months ago. It is set to reopen this weekend, with new safety measures put in place. The event occurred at Six Flags Over Texas on the Texas Giant in Arlington, Texas. Safety should always come first when riding a roller coaster, and it is …

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Jon Gosselin is being Sued by Ex-Wife

Since their split in 2009, the drama has never seemed to end with these two. The “Jon and Kate Plus 8″ reality television stars are at it again. This time, Kate is suing her ex-husband Jon Gosselin, accusing him of hacking into her personal computer and cell phone and using the information obtained to give her private secrets to an …

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Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reached a settlement with the British newspaper the Sunday Times to recover part of a libel settlement Armstrong won against the paper. The Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh and deputy editor Alan English co-authored a book called LA Confidential which exposed the ins and outs of the drug and doping strategies of cycling teams …

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Julianna Margulies In Legal Battle

Does life imitate art? For some it does. Julianna Margulies, star of the popular series The Good Wife, in now in the middle of some real-life, heated legal situations herself after having played the prominent, tough-talking attorney known by the stage name of Alicia Florrick. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former management team behind Julianna is suing based on …

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Chubby Checker Penis Length App Lawsuit Moves Forward

Back in February, a lawyer for famed “The Twist” singer Chubby Checker filed a lawsuit against HP. The lawsuit concerns a (now ancient, in tech terms) app that was released for the Palm OS in 2006. The app is accused of violating the “Chubby Checker” trademark, associating it with “obscene, sexual connotation and images.” The lawsuit claimed that the app …

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Judge Judy’s Son Files Suit Against Sheriff

Judge Judy’s son, Adam B. Levy, the district attorney for Putnam County, New York, is suing the county sheriff. Levy says county Sheriff Donald Smith “maliciously attempted to destroy” his reputation during a child rape case involving Levy’s former personal trainer. He also said Smith is “an out-of-control sheriff who does not care about the truth.” The sheriff denies the …

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Suit Filed Against Contra Costa Juvenile Center

A lawsuit was filed against the Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff claiming that they are in violation of federal and state anti-discrimination laws. What is so concerning about this case is that the reported staff have been placing mentally disabled youth in solitary confinement for days and months at a time. The lawsuit was filed by the Disability Rights …

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Woman Sues Equifax and Wins

Credit scores are useful personal markers in contemporary society. Purchasing houses, getting better auto rates, and even receiving interviews can all be benefits to having higher credit scores. On the flip side, lower rates lead to turmoil. Equifax was ordered on Friday to pay Julie Miller of Marion County, Oregon, $18.6 million for a case that was originally filed in …

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Fisherman Sues for $1M Contest Winnings

Every avid fisherman has a story about “the one that got away”. Usually it is a fish that was so big, fought so long, broke line, stripped reel gears, tipped a boat, etc. Fishermen have better stories about the ones that got away than they do about the he loveless they caught, weighed, photographed, stuffed, and mounted. But Rodney Ply …

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American Idol Contestants File Lawsuit

“American Idol” has more to worry about this season than who the new judge will be. The show is being sued by ten former contestants who say they were eliminated because of their race. TMZ broke the story in January, which at the time only had nine former contestants banding together to sue the show. At that time, the contestants, …

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U of Texas Coach Says Players Should Be Paid

Whether or not college players should be paid has become quite the hot button issue lately, one which gained its most substantial supporter recently as University of Texas head football coach Mack Brown came out in favor of it. Brown, the second-highest paid coach in the nation with a salary of $5.35 million, is at one of the most profitable …

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