Crowded Courts

The American Bar Association is in the midst of its annual meeting, where ethical standards and other matters will be discussed. One issue not on the agenda: a shortage of work. Some recent highlights of Our Litigious Society:

THE HAZARDS OF POP-TARTS A New Jersey couple whose home caught fire after a Pop-Tart was left unattended in the toaster is suing Kellogg and Black & Decker for damages.

NOT EVERYONE IS A STAR WARS FAN A Panama City, Fla., waitress, Jodee Berry, is suing her employer, Hooters. After winning a contest that offered a Toyota for a prize, she says, she...

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