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Presentation gives more info on Lafarge, DEQ proposal (Alpena News)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 11:06 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Intergovernmental air and water quality committee members and the general public were presented with more information Thursday about a proposed consent order between the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Lafarge North America Alpena Plant and two proposed DEQ permits to install. [News Source]

City of Stamps to get $1.4 million from aluminum companies (Pine Bluff Commercial)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 9:47 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK - The city of Stamps is to receive $1.4 million in a settlement of a federal lawsuit it filed last year over contamination at the site of a defunct aluminum recycling plant still polluting groundwater there, a lawyer for the city said Thursday. [News Source]

Federal Appeals Court Panel Denies Injunction In Enforcement Of Oklahoma Parental Notification Law (Medical News Today)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 9:05 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday in Denver denied an injunction to be issued on a 2005 Oklahoma parental notification law that requires physicians to notify in writing a parent or guardian of any minor seeking an abortion at least 48 hours before performing the procedure, the AP/KTEN reports (AP/KTEN, 8/25). [click link for full article] [News Source]

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Parlux Fragrances, Inc. by the Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP (FinanzNachrichten)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 7:17 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of all securities purchasers of Parlux Fragrances, ( Nachrichten ) Inc. ("Parlux" or the "Company") from February 8, 2006 through August 10, 2006, inclusive (the "Class Period"). [News Source]

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Parlux Fragrances, Inc. by the Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 7:00 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

The following statement was issued today by the law firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP: [News Source]

In hunt for heftier awards, lawyers seek backdating suits (International Herald Tribune)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 5:47 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

As the numbers of companies caught up in the U.S. options-backdating scandal continues to grow, law firms that represent shareholders are struggling to find a foothold - and a payday for shareholders and themselves. [News Source]

South Texas juror took frequent loans from plaintiff (The Daily Comet)
Thursday August 31st 2006, 5:22 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

Attorneys for Merck & Co. want to see bank and cell phone records that could show the extent of a juror's financial relationship with a plaintiff who won a $32 million verdict against the pharmaceutical gian in the death of a 71-year-old man who took Vioxx. [News Source]