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Saturday January 31st 2009, 11:46 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

GREEN PARTY OFFICIAL REMAKES PARIS STREETS International Herald Tribune - For his efforts to reduce the privilege of car drivers in Paris, Denis Baupin has been saddled with nasty nicknames, including ''Monsieur Embouteillages'' (Mr. Traffic Jam), Khmer ... [News Source]

Family Settles Lawsuit In Jogger’s Death (The Morning News)
Saturday January 31st 2009, 11:18 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

FAYETTEVILLE -- A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a jogger killed by a drunken driver has been settled and dismissed. [News Source]

Sex Suit Against ‘Hawaiian Tropic Zone’ Gets Bigger (WPIX 11 New York)
Saturday January 31st 2009, 10:53 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

NEW YORK - The sexual harassment lawsuit against the 'Hawaiian Tropic Zone' in Midtown is growing. The NY Daily News reports Sarah Jo Lammers, a model who appeared in Playboy back in 2006 and worked as a hostess at the establishment, is expected to join the $600 million lawsuit filed by four former employees. The women claim in their lawsuit they were sexually assaulted, groped, and subjected ... [News Source]

Parents sue in 2007 death of son (Observer-Tribune)
Saturday January 31st 2009, 7:04 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

WASHINGTON TWP. – The parents of a Byram man killed in a 2007 accident on Hacklebarney Road have sued the driver of the car for wrongful death. [News Source]

Fired Raisin Twp. officer alleges police misconduct (The Daily Telegram)
Saturday January 31st 2009, 3:16 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

An assistant Lenawee County prosecutor is the only one responding publicly so far to a lawsuit by a fired Raisin Charter Township police officer alleging a culture of lawbreaking and sex discrimination in the department. [News Source]

Housing spawns threats of recall, lawsuit (Sonoma Index-Tribune)
Saturday January 31st 2009, 2:39 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Robinson Road neighborhood. Or at least that's the impression fostered by developer Rick Deringer, who said he speaks for a number of neighbors residing in close proximity to the proposed development. [News Source]

Environmentalists sue county over landfill (Novato Advance)
Saturday January 31st 2009, 2:22 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

More than a month after the California Integrated Waste Management Board approved the issuance of a permit for the expansion of the Redwood Landfill’s capacity, a coalition of environmental groups is suing Marin County. [News Source]