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Frivolous Lawsuits

Sacramento Man Clogs Courts at Taxpayer Expense

Posted on 03/13/2014 @ 05:00 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

News 10 recently reported on a Sacramento man who is taking advantage of and clogging the local court system.

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CJAC Talks with NBC Bay Area About Frivolous ADA Lawsuits

Posted on 02/20/2014 @ 04:00 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

CJAC President Kim Stone recently discussed ADA lawsuit abuses in California with the Bay Area NBC affiliate.

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LRANY Releases Frivolous Lawsuit Generator App

Posted on 01/30/2014 @ 12:00 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

Today Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York is releasing its "Frivolous Lawsuit Generator" App.

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New CALA Report Summarizes Frustrations of Local Leaders and Small Businesses

By Todd Roberson on 11/17/2011 @ 10:48 PM

Tags: Americans with Disabilities Act, Frivolous Lawsuits, Legal Climate, Legal Reform

This week the California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) released a new report summarizing the roundtable discussions they held across the state in which they brought together local elected officials, community leaders and business owners to share different perspectives about how excessive litigation is hurting California and what can be done to stop it.

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Lawyer sues to stop fireworks show; now wants $756K in fees from taxpayers

By Todd Roberson on 10/21/2011 @ 11:48 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

Here's a fascinating story from the San Diego Union-Tribune that was posted yesterday - Enviro lawyer seeks $756k in fireworks case.

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More Faces of Lawsuit Abuse...

By Todd Roberson on 10/07/2011 @ 11:48 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

As Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week wraps up, we ask you to take a few minutes to look at these stories of small business owners in California who had to suffer through an abusive lawsuit, courtesy of FacesOfLawsuitAbuse.org.

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Poll: Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of September

By Todd Roberson on 09/22/2011 @ 11:48 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

Please take a look at Facesoflawsuitabuse.org's September nominees for "Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of the Month". Good luck deciding!

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Suit against White Castle: Obese customers can't fit into the booths

By Todd Roberson on 09/19/2011 @ 11:00 AM

Tags: Americans with Disabilities Act, Frivolous Lawsuits

Check out this post on the San Francisco Chronicle's Hot Topics blog: White Castle sued by overweight burger-lover. An obese New Yorker has claimed that his civil rights have been violated because he cannot fit into the booths at White Castle restaurants. We're going to have to put this one in the "excessive and unwarranted" category...

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Why the Lawsuit Against Nutella is Bunk

By Todd Roberson on 08/04/2011 @ 11:48 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

Have a look at this article in Slate this week that explains why concerns about the Ferrero company's Nutella breakfast spread are overblown, and why a lawsuit filed in California for false advertising is certainly over the top. As the article explains, the Advertising Standards Authority already rejected false advertising claims in June. Let's hope the same happens to the lawsuit.

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