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October 14  • 

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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October 14  • 

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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October 9  • 

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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October 9  • 

6 factors that determine if an unpaid internship is legal

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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September 9  • 

Suiting up: A fresh season of concussion lawsuits and allegations of league negligence

The status of NCAA and NFL wrongful death and concussion lawsuits. Plus, how to keep your child athlete safe in the pee wees.

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September 2  • 

Vending machine assault and 4 other bizarre workers’ comp victories

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

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August 12  • 

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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July 28  • 

No ifs, ands or butts: Juries can’t stand tobacco giants

Florida jury slaps cigarette company R.J. Reynolds with $23.6 billion decision, saying company knew risks and failed to warn consumers.

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July 23  • 

Implications for cultural groups as judge dismisses Insane Clown Posse lawsuit against FBI

Major implications for cultural groups as judge dismisses Insane Clown Posse lawsuit against FBI for classifying "Juggalos" as a gang.

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July 16  • 

5 major league lawsuits that blindsided teams

From frivolous offenses to serious injury claims, fans have sued for millions for damages incurred while cheering on their favorite teams.

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