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Jailer sues Monroe County, sheriff for sex harassment (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 10:42 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The jailer maintains that her colleagues and supervisors refused to intervene when a female visitor performed a sexual act in front of an inmate in the visiting area. [News Source]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Dropped (FOX 11 Santa Maria)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 10:01 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A lawsuit against convicted killer Scott Peterson over the murder of his pregnant wife has been dropped. [News Source]

Harassment victim sues ex-Madison sup (Mansfield News Journal)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 7:46 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

MANSFIELD — The Madison school board and former superintendent Dave Williamson are the subjects of a $25,000 lawsuit filed by the victim of a sexual harassment case. [News Source]

Lakewood apartment complex settles federal discrimination suit for $200K (The Star-Ledger)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 7:24 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The U.S. Justice Department says owners and managers of a Lakewood apartment complex will pay $200,000 to settle allegations that they discriminated against Hispanic and African-American tenants. The lawsuit filed on behalf of tenants at the Cottage Manor Apartments claims... [News Source]

Laci Peterson’s Parents Drop Wrongful Death Lawsuit (KFSN-TV Fresno)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 7:14 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The parents of Laci Peterson have dropped their lawsuit against convicted killer Scott Peterson over the death of their pregnant daughter. [News Source]

Wrongful death suit against Scott Peterson dropped (The San Francisco Examiner)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 6:51 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A lawsuit against convicted killer Scott Peterson over the death of his pregnant wife has been dropped. Laci Peterson’s parents, Dennis and Sharon Rocha, dropped the wrongful death claim against their former son-in-law last week, according to a Stanislaus County Superior Court official. [News Source]

Third lawsuit filed in connection with October 2008 oilfield fire (The Carmi Times)
Thursday April 30th 2009, 5:51 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A third lawsuit was filed Friday in White County Circuit Court in connection with the October 2008 oilfield fire and explosion west of Crossville that killed two and injured five others. The Belleville law firm of Bonifield & Rosenstengel filed the suit on behalf of Bradley Cunningham of Grayville. Cunningham was at the scene of the explosion as a well inspector for the Illinois Department of ... [News Source]