Daily Archives: October 23, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 1 year ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Are Destination Weddings Legal? Thinking of getting married on the honeymoon instead of before it? More and more couples are choosing to tie the knot with a destination wedding. But you may have to take extra steps to ensure your marriage is legally binding once you get home. The trick is to make sure you’re following the laws of the state or country where you’re getting married. Find Out More…   Bruce Willis & Music, Social Media after Death A …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury Products Liability by Michele Bowman  
Monster Energy Drinks Linked to Teen’s Death in Lawsuit

Energy drinks: They’re an easy upper that work fast and are totally legal. But are they safe? A 14-year-old girl in Maryland who drank two cans of Monster Energy suffered a heart problem and died in December, and now her mother is suing the drink’s maker. Following reports to the Food and Drug Administration of the deaths of several other people over the last year, the agency told Bloomberg on Oct. 22 that it is specifically investigating the highly-caffeinated Monster …

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Posted 1 year ago in On the Lighter Side by Larry Bodine  
Video: Craaazy State Laws

  At Lawyers.com we report legal news consumers can use. Sometimes we hear some pretty unbelievable things — including wacky state laws that are odd, laughable and downright bizarre. There are a lot of crazy laws governing how you carry an ice cream cones, what makes a pickle “official,” hazardous dining in Chicago, swearing while driving and a weird ban on candy. Not matter what state you find yourself in, be sure to visit Lawyers.com. Not only can you look …

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Posted 1 year ago in Labor and Employment Litigation by Michele Bowman  
No Blacks on ‘The Bachelor/ette’: Suit against ABC Dismissed

Know why you’ve never seen a black “Bachelor” or “Bachelorette” on the hit reality series of the same names? Because American audiences can’t handle mixed-race couples, and the TV network that owns the show racially discriminates among its contestants to make sure that never happens. That’s according to a lawsuit filed in California last April by two black would-be bachelors against ABC and other companies who produce “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” Nashville residents Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson, who …

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Posted 1 year ago in Labor and Employment by Aaron Kase  
Can Your Boss Tell You Whom To Vote For?

With Nov. 6 drawing closer, the nation waits to see who will win the upcoming presidential election: Barack Obama or Mitt Romney. Debates, campaign commercials and bitter rants on Facebook all compete for people’s attention in an attempt to sway their vote one way or another. In a few high-profile cases, heads of big companies are also weighing in, strongly suggesting to their employees who they should vote for — or risk losing their jobs. In one instance, David Siegel, …

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