Lane Garrison Sentenced to Three Years and Four Months

October 31, 2007

If you have been following Law in Life’s coverage of the criminal prosecution of Lane Garrison for the December 2, 2006 incident that left a teenage passenger dead, and two others injured, you know that Garrison’s sentencing has been delayed, until today. Read the rest of this entry »


Plaintiff in Dry Cleaning Matter Loses Suit

June 25, 2007

Pun entirely intended, of course. You likely have heard of the infamous lawsuit filed by Roy L. Pearson against dry cleaners who Pearson alleged, lost his pants. Pearson, as you recall, at one point claimed $67 million in damages for numerous claims, including damages for alleged violations of consumer protection laws. Read the rest of this entry »


Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Lindsay Lohan Over Car Crash

June 14, 2007

Plaintiff Grandeur Inc., is suing Lindsay Lohan for damages resulting from an incident where the young actress allegedly crashed her car into a parked car. The lawsuit was filed in small claims court, and requests $3,624.84 in damages. Read the rest of this entry »


Woman Slips on Vomit in Wal-Mart – Files Lawsuit

June 3, 2007

Business and store owners constantly face liability from customers who suffer injuries on the premises of the business or store. In a recently-filed lawsuit, June Medema alleged that she slipped in a puddle of vomit at a Wal-Mart, and as a result, suffered injuries. Read the rest of this entry »


UPDATE: Lane Garrison Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

May 23, 2007

Law in Life previously commented on the manslaughter charge held against actor Lane Garrison for his involvement in an auto collision that left a teenage passenger dead. Read the rest of this entry »


Country Singer Tanya Tucker Sued for Dog Bite

May 10, 2007

Having been bitten by a dog myself, I know the agonizing pain and damage a vicious bite could make.  Not only is the immediate pain tremendous, but the lasting psychological effects is hard to get over.  I still am very fond of dogs, but I am a bit more trepidatious around larger dogs, since the attack which occurred years ago.  The scars that remain from a dog bite attack is more than just physical. Read the rest of this entry »


Rape Charges Against Duke Lacrosse Players Dropped

April 11, 2007

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today that all criminal charges made against several Duke lacrosse players have been dropped.  In the stunning announcement, Cooper was very critical of Durham County District Mike Nifong’s handling of the case.  Read the rest of this entry »