As dusk falls and the sun oozes into an orange puddle on the horizon, you hear the slow but steady cadence of footsteps approaching your front door. You're not expecting company, and you get a chilling sensation as you hear a dull knock at the door, the clap of thunder, and what sounds like the word "brains." Halloween was several weeks ago, so you're not expecting trick-or-treaters (or zombies, for that matter).
You peer through the peephole and see a young man holding a few papers in his hand; nothing out of the ordinary. It's not a monster, you conclude, but something much, much worse... a process server!
That's right, you're being sued for something that happened on October 31, and apparently it's your fault (Oh, and the guy serving you the complaint said "rain" under his breath when he felt a few drops on his head). The horror!
Actually, there are quite a few ways you can expose yourself to a lawsuit on Halloween. Let's explore a few -- if you dare: