McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit

Ahhhhh, the infamous case of the hot McDonald’s coffee. Everyone has heard of it. The hot coffee, which spilled in 1992, has become something of folklore in United States culture. Most people know two facts about the case: A woman spilled hot McDonald’s coffee on herself. She sued and was awarded $2.7 million. If only legal proceedings were that simple. …

Product Liability

Product Liability Lawsuits From Consumer Products   Sometimes, an injury you are afflicted with results from a product you purchased in good faith, believing that the product will function as advertised. If the product malfunctions and you or your child is hurt as a result, you have a legal right to compensation. You can sue for your pain and suffering …

Debt Collectors To Pay $83 Million for Bad Practices

A Missouri jury ordered a debt buyer to pay nearly $83 million dollars to a Kansas City woman it pursued for a $1,000 credit card bill she didn’t owe. The jury found Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC guilty of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, for which it will pay a fine of $250,000. They also maliciously prosecuted the woman, …

Financing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

  Filing a personal injury lawsuit can get you some money to compensate you for what you’ve been through. Unfortunately, this process can take several months and sometimes even years. Several options can help you get by while you wait for your payout. You’ll Need Money to Live On The primary goal of a personal injury lawsuit is to get money …