Torts

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Man Sued for Negligent Dancing

The AP reported this week that a Chicago woman is suing a man she danced with at an office party, alleging that she was injured by one of his dance moves, which seems to have gone something like this: Step…




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UPDATE: Charges Against Accused Serial Meower Are Dismissed

Back in August, I reported on the dramatic story of the criminal harassment charges filed against a Pennsylvania teenager, accused of repeatedly meowing at his neighbor, 78-year-old Alexandra Carasia. Today, those charges were dismissed. The meowing allegedly began after the…


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NJ Appeals Court Holds No Duty to Warn About Gravity

This week, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that a bunk-bed manufacturer has no duty to warn the user of a bunk bed that rolling off the top bunk during sleep may result in gravitationally induced injuries. This ruling was…


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Woman Sues Mall for Aiding and Abetting Squirrel Attack

In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, Marcy Meckler alleges that the owners and employees of the Old Orchard Shopping Center in Skokie are responsible for injuries she suffered on December 3, 2004, when she was attacked…



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Santa Compensated for Loss of Reindeer

In February, a Danish man who works as a part-time Santa Claus, or whatever they call it in Daneland, filed a claim with the Danish Air Force saying that one of his reindeer had died of a heart attack after…