A homebuilder who has become the target of a patent troll, and a gambler who is suing a Las Vegas casino after losing big while "blackout" drunk are the subjects of two new videos released at FacesofLawsuitAbuse.org.
Justin Wood is an Oregon contractor who is now being threatened with a lawsuit for doing what he’s always done: using dehumidifiers and fans to remove moisture from wood to dry a home’s wooden frame. That common process, however, is now “owned” by Savannah IP, Inc., which has sent letters to dozens of contractors, claiming it is now their patented intellectual property. The firm is asking contractors for as much as $150 for each building permit.
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“Sin City” is chock full of stories of gamblers who lost big — and partiers who had a little too much to drink. One man, however, thinks he shouldn’t have to pay for his gambling losses because he was so drunk, and is suing a Las Vegas casino to recoup his losses. California resident Mark Johnston, who lost $500,000 in table games during Super Bowl weekend, is “suing the Downtown Grand for loaning him money and serving him drinks when he was visibly intoxicated.”
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