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Posted 10 months ago in Personal & Home Safety Real Estate by Josh Crank  
Joan Rivers Sued for Cutthroat Condo Conduct

Comedy legend Joan Rivers funded her $30 million New York City penthouse by skewering celebrities with her merciless wit, but her former neighbor says Rivers’ practical jokes are even more ruthless. Elizabeth Hazan is suing Rivers for $15 million, accusing the comedian of engaging in dirty tricks in her role as president of the building’s condo board. Hazan says Rivers and her associates intercepted her mail, disconnected her cable and filled her door locks with glue. Rivers says Hazan is …

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Posted 2 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
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Facebook to Pay $20M to Settle ‘Sponsored Stories’ Suit Facebook plans to settle a California class action over its use of users’ names and their profile pictures in its Sponsored Stories program for $20 million. The class accused the site of using the names and/or likenesses of users without their permission to promote products and services in violation of California’s state laws. Find Out More…   Prepaid Debit Cards Are Largely Unregulated Prepaid debit cards continue to grow in popularity …

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Posted 2 years ago in Real Estate Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Seniors More Likely to Face Foreclosure While the mortgage crisis seems to have fallen out of the news, seniors in particular are still reeling from its effects. Caught in a cycle of decreasing income but increasing expenses, the elderly have proven especially vulnerable to foreclosures. Find Out More…   Drillers Hose Texas Landowners with Fast & Dirty Fracking Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”—a method of oil and gas extraction—is already controversial because of charges that the process is harmful to the …

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Posted 2 years ago in by Jennifer King  
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Video: Do You Have the Roommate from Hell? If you’ve had roommates, the chances are good you’ve had one who leaves dirty dishes lying around, eats all your food or never chips in his or her share of the electric bill on time. In this exclusive video, Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine explains that a roommate agreement will help you avoid disputes before they occur. Find Out More…   Pet Owners Can Sue For Emotional Distress Pet owners can collect damages …

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Posted 2 years ago in by Michele Bowman  
Drillers Hose Texas Landowners with Fast & Dirty Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” – a method of oil and gas extraction – was already controversial because of charges that the process is harmful to the environment. Now it’s being used to rip off landowners who refuse to sell the mineral rights to their property. After Kaushik De and his wife Ranjana Bhandari reportedly refused to deal with Chesapeake Energy Corp., which wanted to use fracking to drill for the natural gas under their home in Arlington, Texas, the company …

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