Daily Archives: January 31, 2013 - 4 results


Posted 1 year ago in Class Actions Consumer Law by Aaron Kase  
Lance Armstrong Sued for Lying

Two former Lance Armstrong fans are suing the disgraced cyclist for fraud and false advertising over his book, “It’s Not About The Bike,” in which Armstrong claimed repeatedly that he never used performance enhancing drugs. Rob Stutzman and Jonathan Wheeler filed a class action against Armstrong in California, seeking to recover the purchase price plus other damages because they say they never would have bought the books if they knew “the true facts concerning Armstrong’s misconduct.” Armstrong’s second book, “Every …

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Top 10 Legal Needs [Infographic]

The top 10 reasons people seek out attorneys are to address life events that most all of us encounter at one time or another. Buying or leasing an auto, hiring a contractor or taking care of an elderly family member top the list.  Do you see any of the needs below coming over the horizon in your life? Interestingly, 3 out of 4 Americans believe their employers should have some role in offering legal services.  Yet only 1 out of …

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Catholic Health Group Says Unborn Babies Aren’t People

Attorneys for a Catholic health care organization are defending against a wrongful death lawsuit by making an unexpected argument: A fetus is not a person. Jeremy Stodghill brought the suit two years after his wife, Lori, died in St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City, Col. Lori was seven months pregnant with twin boys when she began vomiting and struggling to breathe on New Years Day in 2006. Jeremy drove her to the hospital emergency room, where she suffered a …

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Teenaged Driver Must Pay $3 Million to Crash Victim

In an unusually large verdict for a car crash, a teenager who hit another car has been ordered by a jury to pay the victim $3 million for head and back injuries. One morning around 7:30 a.m., 17-year-old Victoria Scalzo pulled in front of the car of Matthew Hidek, a 42-year-old father on his way to work. She admitted that it was her fault, but did not think Hidek was badly injured. According to Hidek’s lawsuit, he suffered severe orthopedic …

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