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Is Apple Operating As An Illegal Casino?

Apple is being sued (again) in a class-action lawsuit alleging that the tech giant is promoting illegal gambling on the App Store. The lawsuit filed in California claims that Apple profits from promoting illegal gambling apps. In the class-action lawsuit, the plaintiffs – Joshua McDonald and Michael Helsel – target the apps developed by DoubleU Games Co. The plaintiffs allege that the casino apps developed by the said company violate......
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Oracle vs. Google: What Does the Supreme Court’s Ruling Mean for Other Industries?

In what has been called the “Copyright Case of the Century,”  the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Google in its long-standing battle with Oracle. WHY DID ORACLE SUE GOOGLE? Oracle sued Google more than a decade ago. In 2010, the tech firm sued Google for copying about 11,500 lines of computer code from its Java platform to create Android, Google’s mobile operating system. Oracle sought $9 billion in......
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Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Nicki Minaj’s Father is Sued, But How Many Fleeing Drivers Get Caught?

Nicki Minaj’s family is suing a driver who struck the rapper’s father and fled the scene of the crash. But how many hit-and-run drivers are actually caught or identified? The Starships rapper’s mother, Carol Maraj, is suing Charles Polevich for killing her husband in a hit-and-run crash in February 2021.  Nicki Minaj was born Onika Tanya Maraj. Minaj’s mother is seeking $150 million in damages. Polevich is accused of......
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Shooting Victims Are Suing a Florida Apartment Complex for $10 Million

In a scene resembling a mafia movie, five people were shot on April 15, 2021, at the Oakwood Terrace Apartments in Pensacola, Florida after four unidentified suspects drove their vehicle through a broken, open gate at the apartment complex. The suspects exited the vehicle and fired forty rounds at a group of people gathered outside the building. Although the victims were not killed, all of them were hospitalized, and......
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Why Trespassing on Private Property Can Get You Arrested

Trespassing is a legal term used to refer to entering or staying on someone else’s property without permission. Illegally entering private property or staying there after being asked to leave can get you arrested. That’s what happened to Kelly Sills, a Baton Rouge resident, during his five-day trip to Florida with his family. Sills was arrested at a Disney resort in Florida after refusing to leave. WHY......
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Fact or Fiction: Children As Young As 7 Can Be Charged As Juvenile Delinquents

This is a fact! While the criminal justice and juvenile delinquency laws vary by state, children in New York, for example, can be charged as juvenile delinquents beginning at age 7. In fact, a 7-year old boy in upstate Brasher Falls, New York could soon be charged with rape. But in more than half the states, including Texas, Washington, and Florida, there is no minimum...
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Federal Judge Admonishes Lawyers for “Jerry Springer” Style Briefs

Because of “disrespectful” and “provocative” words, a federal judge in Miami ordered lawyers in a case against Royal Caribbean Cruises to rewrite multiple court filings. U.S. District Court judge Donald L. Graham of the Southern District of Florida ordered attorneys on both sides to rewrite  motion papers and even requested that the lawyers address whether the case could be referred to the federal court’s attorney...
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Do COVID-19 Long-Haulers Need Disability Benefits?

COVID-19 long-haulers is a term used to describe people who continue to have certain coronavirus symptoms, including fatigue and brain fog, months after the disease subsides. The condition is referred to as “long COVID” and can affect a person’s ability to work and earn a living. For this reason, many COVID-19 long-haulers are seeking disability benefits, but not all of them get their applications approved......
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Fact or Fiction: Elon Musk Cannot Just Tweet Whatever He Wants

This is a fact! A 2018 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires oversight of Elon Musk’s social media activities. Musk, who recently changed his job title to “Technoking of Tesla“, now faces another lawsuit from a Tesla shareholder, alleging that his “erratic tweets” violate a fiduciary duty. Tesla Investor Sues Elon Musk for Violating Fiduciary Duty Investor Chase Gharrity is suing...
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Customer Sues Costco for Disclosing Erectile Dysfunction Prescription to Wife

Greg Shepherd claims that his efforts to reconcile with his ex-wife were dashed because of a Costco pharmacy error. Shepherd sued the warehouse chain after a store pharmacist wrongly told his wife that his erectile dysfunction medication was ready for pickup. Shepherd said Costco had mistakenly filled the erectile disfunction prescription after he was given a sample by his doctor during a checkup. He said...
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