Michael Jackson died ten years ago, but his music lives on – as does the controversy that so often surrounded him. Both were central to a lawsuit which claimed that three songs on a posthumously released Jackson album were not actually performed by him, thus deceiving consumers.

If you are the beneficiary of a trust and feel the trustee is not doing a good job, you have the right to seek help from the court. But if your complaints are unreasonable, or made in bad faith, don’t be surprised if a judge makes you pay a penalty for your fit of pique.

Does a restaurant have a duty to keep its outdoor dining area free of black widow spiders, or do customers dining al fresco just have to accept the risk of being bitten with poisonous venom?

Bruce Willis has starred in more than 60 films, ranging from Moonlighting and the Die Hard series to Pulp Fiction and Looper. But few had more plot twists and cliffhanger moments than a movie in which he was supposed to star, but that quickly moved from a sound stage to a courtroom.

It’s not surprising that, after a bitter divorce, one of the former spouses would want to exclude the other from a will or estate. But wanting something doesn’t make it so – especially when it comes to a life insurance policy.

For many routine business disputes, arbitration can be a quicker and less expensive alternative to courtroom litigation. But what happens if, after you agree to have your dispute resolved by an arbitrator, your circumstances change and you can’t afford the arbitration fee?