World’s Largest Lawsuit

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What is the most outrageous lawsuit you’ve ever heard of? This has to top the charts!

Sixty-two year old, Anton Purisima is suing a long list of defendants over a dog bite filed in New York. Anton is suing multiple defendants including the City of New York, Au Bon Pain, and Kmart. Anton is requesting more money in the lawsuit than what exists on planet Earth. Representing himself with a hand-written lawsuit filed in a Manhattan federal court, he is seeking ...

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5 Jaw Dropping Lawsuits

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Have you ever had a quarrel with a friend or past roommate and immediately claimed you were going to sue them? While legal matters are always serious, many people think suing another person is the only solution to resolving an issue. Lawsuits require time, money, and patience. Lawsuits are not a quick, easy fix to an issue but the last resort to a problem that is unable to be resolved peacefully. We have gathered a list of the top 5 ...

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Avoid Probate Court By Appointing Beneficiaries

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Appointing responsible beneficiaries for all of your bank and brokerage accounts can help you avoid probate court. Doing this can help you save thousands of dollars.

  1. No matter how young you may be, you want your loved ones to have your money if the unthinkable were to happen to you. Whether you’re 18 years old or 60 years old, it is important that you inform the bank of who your beneficiaries are. A simple statement is all that is necessary to ...
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Estate Planning from Oscar Winners’ Experiences

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Estate planning is not just for average Joes but Oscar Winners as well. Many lessons can be learned by analyzing the estate planning methods of celebrities. Five Oscar Winners provide helpful insight into important estate planning tips:

  1. Phillip Seymour Hoffman – Be Creative with your will or trust; Despite popular belief, wills and trusts don’t only pass on your assets and finances. You can also pass your goals, values, and morals through your trust and will. Philip Seymour Hoffman included wishes ...
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Appointing a Trustee/Executer to your Trust

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When appointing an executor or trustee of your will or trust, it is important that you nominate someone who will not cause problems in the future. Many people choose to nominate one of their children or another family member but this often causes issues in the future after the death of a loved on. Often, death creates conflict between family members and if the trustee or executer of the will or trust becomes dishonest or uncooperative, issues arise. The last ...

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Beastie Boys & Copyright Infringement

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A jury ruled in favor of the Beastie Boys deciding that Monster Beverage Corporation committed Copyright Infringement by using Beastie Boys music without a license in an online video. The music group was seeking $2.5 million from the suit, but settled for $1.7 million.

Copyright Infringement is defined as the use of work protected by copyright law without permission. This infringes on exclusive rights the copyright holder has been granted. The copyright holder has the right to reproduce, distribute, display, and ...

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