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Spouses Waiting One Year to File for Divorce Now Able to Proceed

Hour glass on calendar concept for time slipping away for important appointment date, schedule and deadlineLast year, Pennsylvania amended its divorce code. The state now allows a person to file for a no-fault divorce without the consent of his or … Continue reading

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Court: "Rum Fireball" Suit May Proceed Against Bacardi

Is Bacardi 151 dangerous? A New York woman certainly thinks so after a bartender's ill-fated fire trick caused the bottle to act like a "flamethrower" and give her second- and third-degree burns. Her suit against the overproofed rum's manufacturer, for … Continue reading

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Ohio Federal Judge Allows Say-on-Pay Lawsuit to Proceed

In a September 20, 2011 Opinion, Judge Timothy Black of the Southern District of Ohio ruled that a lawsuit brought against senior executives and directors of Cincinnati Bell, Inc. alleging a breach of fiduciary duty regarding compensation would be allowed … Continue reading

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Lawsuit for Unwanted Treatment Will Proceed

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a new case filed by a Colorado prisoner who was resuscitated against his wishes. The plaintiff in a similar case, also pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, has … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court allows Rumsfeld torture suit to proceed

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday that a torture suit against former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld [JURIST news archive] can proceed. Two American citizens brought a cause of action recognized … Continue reading

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