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The most notable celebrity courthouse appearances and non-appearances: 2022 year-end edition

The holiday season is one of our favorite times of the year because it means we get to take a break (albeit very briefly) from lawyering here in the Evergreen State. It also means it’s time to round up some of the year’s most attention-grabbing legal cases featuring a most interesting set of plaintiffs, defendants, and witnesses: celebrities.

Dog bite cases that prove one man’s best friend is another’s worst enemy

Many people will agree that dogs are essential to have in one’s home. Having a pet dog (or dogs) improves your mood dramatically, lowers your stress levels, makes you live an active lifestyle, and gives you something adorable to look at or play with 24/7.

But not everyone’s a dog person, especially those who’ve had a bad past experience with the furry creatures; in particular, those who suffered from a dog bite injury.

Slip-and-fall personal injury lawsuits: A guide to getting what you deserve

If you're like most people, the words "slip-and-fall accident" probably make you think of someone who is clumsy. You may picture someone who has had a little too much to drink falling down a flight of stairs and ending up with several broken bones. While this certainly happens, slip-and-fall accidents can also happen to perfectly sober individuals who are simply going about their day-to-day lives.

One way to avoid legal trouble? Stay away from TikTok

A social media platform can be many things: a place to connect with your loved ones, a haven of DIY resources and memes, or a space where you can interact with people who share your interests. But it can also be a breeding ground for legal trouble. From copyright infringement to defamation to invasion of privacy, social media users have sued or have been sued for various reasons.