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The Daily Roundup: Post-Thanksgiving Edition

November 29, 2011

An Indian-born American citizen is suing her employer after she was ridiculed for celebrating Thanksgiving with her family. 

A young man in Florida went on a rampage at a 2009 Thanksgiving celebration, killing 4. He was mentally ill and his parents, who were aware of his instability, are now being sued for negligence for allowing him to go to the dinner in the first place.

Greenberg Smoked Turkeys Inc is suing Goode-Cook Inc. over alleged copyright infringement of the preparation instructions for their smoked turkey products. –From Evan Brown, Internet Cases

A Georgia couple is in trouble for celebrating Thanksgiving by giving six of their children tattoos with a home-made tattoo device.

And finally, I know there’s a reason they call it “Black Friday,” but things are getting ridiculous: Woman uses Pepper Spray on Fellow Shoppers at Wal-Mart.

Special thanks to Jonathan Turley, who compiled an exhaustive list of Thanksgiving news stories. You can find these stories and more on his blog,

By: Mike Hess, Legal Assistant, Greg S. Young Co. L.P.A.

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