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LRANY Video Series – Too Much Ice in Starbucks ICED Beverages: Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month May 2016

This month Phoebe Stonbely will discuss a lawsuit puts the ICEing on the cake for ridiculous.

A Chicago woman has brought a $5M lawsuit against the coffee giant Starbucks for adding TOO much ice in their ice beverages.

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The Results Are In! The Winner of the Most Outrageous Lawsuit for 2015 Is…

You voted and the results are in! The winner of the Most Outrageous Lawsuit for 2015 is…’Woman Sues When Tights Don’t Cause Orgasm’ – watch below:

Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month, November 2015 – Taylor Swift Sued for $42 Million

This month, Phoebe Stonbely discusses a lawsuit that centers around one of America’s most loved pop stars, Taylor Swift.

Musician, Jesse Braham, filed a $42 million copyright suit in California district court claiming the lyrics to Swift’s hit song “Shake it Off” were stolen from a song he wrote titled “haters gonna hate,” claiming the songs had a 92% similarity.

The judge in this case did not agree, quickly dismissing the lawsuit and even quoting some TaySwift in her dismissal.

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CBS 6 TV Interview: Lawmakers, Government Watchdogs Push for Reform after Silver Verdict

Watch Tom Stebbins discuss Silver’s conviction and opportunity for reform with Albany’s CBS 6 Kimberly Howard:

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Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month, October 2015: NYC Aunt Sues Her Own Nephew

This month, LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely will discuss a lawsuit that gained public outrage as soon as it hit the press. Earlier this month, the news that a NYC aunt was suing her own nephew for an overzealous hug at his 8th birthday party began to take over headlines.

Jennifer Connell brought the case against her nephew in Connecticut court seeking $127,000 for medical expenses relating to a broken wrist caused by the “forceful greeting” which occurred 4 yrs ago.

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Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month September 2015: “Greatest Man in History” Sues NYPD

This month Phoebe Stonbely will discuss a lawsuit featuring a man from Brooklyn who is the self-proclaimed “greatest man in history”.

Tommy Adams who claims to be a well-known athlete, author and scientist who has predicted hurricanes and saved people from a burning building is seeking $6M from the NYPD. Claiming that the seven arrests for public urination he racked up over the last 8 years were unjust.

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Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month July 2015: Beggin’ Strips Isn’t Bacon?

This month Phoebe Stonbely discusses a lawsuit that will have you begging for common sense.

Though it’s advertised that “beggin strips,” the bacon-like dog treats that claim to make your dog go crazy, are made with real bacon, it’s pretty obvious that there are other ingredients in the doggie snacks. But apparently this was not evident for a Dutchess County man who has filed a $5 million class action lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against the makers of the treats claiming the packaging and advertising is misleading.

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Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month, June 2015: Woman Sues eBay to Sell Plots of Land on the Sun

This month’s Phoebe Stonbely will discuss a lawsuit that is out of this world ridiculous!

A few years back, a Spanish woman named Maria Angeles Duran claimed ownership rights to the sun. She began to sell plots of land on the sun – on eBay, for one euro per square meter.

Once eBay caught onto, they kicked her off the site and called her product a scam. Claiming she violated their intangible goods policy.

She is now suing eBay for 10,000 euros in lost compensation.

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Capital Tonight Interview: Tom Stebbins Discusses Avoiding Bad Faith Lawsuits

Watch Tom Stebbins discuss “Bad-faith” bill S.4049-A/A.257 with Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight. The bill proves to be a trial lawyer handout that would create a detrimental blow for all New Yorkers.