Bizarre, Lawsuits

Throwback Thursday: Real laws governing the ghoulish

Spooky Laws Halloween

In the spirit of Halloween, we’ve rounded up some crazy laws governing superstitions, the supernatural, even sports in graveyards.

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Government, Healthcare, Lawsuits, Rights

Does quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox have a legal case?

Quarantine

Quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox has hired a civil rights attorney and plans to sue. Does she have a case? Twitter’s legal voices respond.

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Business, Consumer Protection, Lawsuits, Rights, Tips & How-To

How to take action against your illegal internship

How to take action against your illegal internship

Learn how to take action against an illegal internship. You may be entitled to back pay.

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Bizarre, Crime & Lawsuits, Lawsuits, Safety

Tricks, treats and torts: 4 scary-real Halloween lawsuits

Tricks, treats and torts: 4 scary-real Halloween lawsuits

From tombstone taunting to flammable flocks, if you want a real fright this Halloween, take a look at some of these scary-real lawsuits.

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Celebrity, Divorce, Lawsuits, Money

7 stunning divorce settlements from female celebrities

7 stunning divorce settlements from female celebrities

7 celebrity divorce cases with large settlements for the ex-husband — from the reasonable to the generous to the downright crazy.

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Business, Consumer Protection, Education, Lawsuits, Money, Rights

Top 3 industries notorious for exploiting unpaid interns

Top 3 industries notorious for exploiting unpaid interns

Companies in the same 3 industries — fashion, entertainment and publishing — keep landing in court for their treatment of unpaid interns.

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Business, Consumer Protection, Lawsuits, Money

Map: The states where illegal internships are most common

When it comes to internship lawsuits, New York takes the cake. Which other states top the list for most illegal internships?

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Business, Consumer Protection, Lawsuits, Money, Rights

6 factors that determine if an unpaid internship is legal

Interns at desk

A simple guide to understanding internship law, with a breakdown of the six factors that determine if an unpaid internship is legal.

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Bizarre, Business, Lawsuits, Safety

Vending machine assault and 4 other bizarre workers’ comp victories

Vending Machine Attack

Workers’ compensation provides protection to workers hurt on the job, but sometimes it gives rise to logic-defying cases.

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Celebrity, Lawsuits

Why Katherine Heigl’s $6 million lawsuit may win

Why Katherine Heigl's $6 million lawsuit may win

Legal precedent proves the actress’ $6 million lawsuit against Duane Reade is more than an instance of Heigl not playing nice with others.

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