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Honorees Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 21, 2015 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Video-Leak Lawsuit Can Proceed

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

04/23/2015

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Allegheny Co. Jail Inmate Sues Therapist For Sexual Assault

An inmate at the Allegheny County Jail is suing his therapist, claiming she forced him into having sex with her.

04/02/2015

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Jury Rejects Michigan Man’s Heinz Ketchup Packet Patent Suit

A federal court jury in Pittsburgh has rejected a Michigan man’s claims that a condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets in February 2010.

04/01/2015

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Inventor Sues Heinz Claiming Dip ‘N Squeeze Ketchup Was His Idea

When Heinz introduced its larger sized dip ‘n squeeze ketchup packet in 2010, did it take the idea from David Wawrzynski of Detroit?

03/30/2015

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Appeal By Ex-Prosecutors Named In Lawsuit Challenged

A man who filed suit after spending nearly a quarter-century in prison before his double murder conviction was overturned is seeking dismissal of an appeal by two former prosecutors named in the suit.

03/28/2015

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Trooper Sues Over Arrest, Force In Wedding Brawl Aftermath

A Pennsylvania state trooper has sued the Pittsburgh Police, saying they arrested him on false charges and used excessive force – including a kick to the groin – to arrest him when he tried to calm down a rowdy groomsman following a brawl after his brother’s wedding.

03/24/2015

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Victims’ Families Sue For Negligence In Butler Co. Crash Involving Bus, Train

The families of the victims of a deadly accident involving a train and a mini-bus in Butler County are filing a lawsuit.

03/19/2015

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Local Man Says His Dog Was Killed By Beneful Dog Food

Like many, Jim Ball of Finleyville bought what Purina’s Beneful brand was selling.

03/11/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Babies R Us, Furniture Maker, Sued In Sisters’ Dresser Deaths

A dresser that fell on two toddler sisters, killing them, had been sold without a strap designed to keep it from tipping over, according to a lawsuit filed against the retailer that sold it and the company that manufactured it.

02/10/2015

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Former State Rep. Jesse White Sued By His Mother For $30K

Former State Rep. Jesse White of Washington County is in hot water again.

02/05/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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Bouncer Who Sued Ex-Steeler Okobi Gets No Damages

A bouncer who says he was punched by former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Chukky Okobi has been awarded no damages by a jury.

01/22/2015

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NRA Filing Lawsuit Against Pittsburgh, 2 Other Pa. Cities Over Gun Laws

The National Rifle Association is filing suit against three Pennsylvania cities, seeking to stop them from enforcing their firearms laws.

01/14/2015

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Billboard Firm Sues Couple For ‘Harassment’ Over Bright Sign

A billboard company is suing a western Pennsylvania couple for harassment, saying their complaints that a lighted sign near their home is too bright has chased away six advertisers and cost the company $50,000.

01/07/2015

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