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Austin Serial Bomber Identified With Surveillance Video and Receipts

Mar 21 2018
People in Austin, Texas can breathe a short sigh of relief -- the Austin bomber has been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt and is no longer a threat. Surveillance video and receipts led to police identifying Conditt as the prime suspect in causing five explosions that injured five people and......

Do You Lose Your Pension If Fired?

Mar 21 2018
Whether you resign or are fired, losing a job is never easy. And, it's not just the loss of income that can be difficult, but also the loss of benefits. For example, deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe was fired just two days before his retirement, which means he's no longer......

Cyclist Sues for Injured in Florida Bridge Collapse

Mar 21 2018
On March 15th, the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing six people and injuring nine people. And, the first lawsuit relating to the tragedy has been filed, and it's likely that more lawsuits will follow. A lawsuit has been filed by a bicyclist who was injured as a result......

How to Sue an Online Business

Mar 21 2018
These days, more and more people live their lives online -- chatting with friends, stalking an ex, trolling a public figure, and shopping for ... everything. So, it makes sense that more and more of our conflicts will also have some web-based aspect to them. And while you may know......

Former MLB Player Sues ESPN for Defamation

Mar 21 2018
If you want to see Major League Baseball and deer antler velvet talked about in the same sentence, you should read about the former MLB player who is suing ESPN, The AP, and USA Today for defamation. Neiman Nix, who once played for the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers,......

State Exempt From Lawsuit in Wrongful Death Case, Wyoming's Highest Court Rules

Mar 21 2018
It's unfortunate when someone dies as a result of an accident. But, it's even more tragic when it seems like the accident could've been prevented. For example, when a 7-year-old girl was killed by a driver who had a valid driver's license despite also having a visual handicap, it would......

What's the Penalty for Mailing Explosives?

Mar 20 2018
You can never be too careful, even when you're opening mail that's been delivered to your home. Right now, it appears that the threat of receiving a bomb in the mail is limited to Austin, Texas. The latest explosion occurred at a FedEx facility near San Antonio, Texas, but it's......

Kanye West Ripped Off Clothing Designs, Lawsuit Claims

Mar 20 2018
Laws protecting intellectual property are very important, especially to businesses. Copyrights and trademarks are often the lifeblood of a particular business as they can be very important for brand recognition. When it comes to fashion, patterns and even colors can be very important for brand recognition.Take for example, the red......

Uber's Self-Driving Car Kills Pedestrian: What Are the Legal Consequences?

Mar 20 2018
You don't have to be a complete control freak for the idea of self-driving cars to terrify you. And even if the technology would actually make our roads safer in the long run, a new tragedy out of Tempe, Arizona involving a pedestrian is sure to ignite another round of......

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