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Lawn Mower Injuries: Can You Sue?

Summer is here. Grass is growing. Time to break out the lawn mower — but be careful!

Every year, more people are getting injured by lawn mowers. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 83,291 people were injured by lawn mowers in 2011. Of those people injured, 3,780 were children under the age of 14.

If you’re injured by a lawn mower, can you sue?

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Can a Burglar Sue the Homeowner for Injuries?

A burglar smashed your living room window to break into your home. While he was in the process of taking your flat screen television off the wall, he steps on your kid’s toy car and falls on his back, spraining it. The TV then falls on his face breaking his nose. To add insult to injury, the burglar is now suing you for his injuries!

Can a burglar really sue the homeowner for injuries during a break in?

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Top Performing Pages on FindLaw This Month

1. When Can You Leave a Child Home Alone? Maybe y’all had some (not so) family vacations planned this summer, because our most popular page in June answered the question, “When it is legally OK to leave a child home alone?” So, what’s the answers? It depends on state laws and the child, but children under 15 shouldn’t be left alone overnight.

2. How to Legally Change Your Name. On the run from Johnny Law … ain’t no trip to Cleveland. We kid — there are all kinds of non-criminal reasons our readers are wondering how to change their name. Definitely.

3. Pros and Cons of Declaring Bankruptcy Under Chapter 7. Debt is no joking matter, and

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Embattled Primera Energy CEO wins legal victory despite bankruptcy woes

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Energy Future Holdings drops Oncor bankruptcy auction

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Justice Department to Kung Fu Saloon: Stop discriminating

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Misty Copeland Rises to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre

The promotion, the Times notes, brings to realization a well-known ambition of Copeland’s, who wrote about wanting to secure the promotion in her memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina. “My fears are that it could be another two decades before another black woman is in the position that I hold with an elite ballet company,” the Times quotes from the book, which was published last year. “That if I don’t rise to principal, people will feel I have failed them.”

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Ala. NAACP to Investigate Numerous Claims of False Drug Arrests and Abuse

“Someone needs to put a stop to this in Pickens County. I mean, they do what they want to do, when they want to do it and how they want to do it,” said one arrestee, Tabitha Whitten, who says she’s innocent of any charges, according to WBRC-TV.

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The Teen Who Designed Her African-Print Prom Dress Whipped One Up for Naturi Naughton to Wear at the BET Awards 

“People ask me all the time how does it feel, and I tell them it’s just amazing to be celebrated for just being myself. I consider myself to be an artist, fashion designer, and self-identity activist,” McEntyre told Nicole Bitchie.

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Strength in (illegal) numbers: Feds target counterfeit Warriors gear

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