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Supreme court shifts to the right (Watertown Daily Times)
Friday July 31st 2009, 11:54 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

MADISON (AP) - There was no doubt Wisconsin's high court would shift to the right after the election of a conservative justice last year, but the state once dubbed “Alabama north” for its reputation as friendly to trial lawyers has significantly reshaped its image. [News Source]

Details emerge at last on why city settled Bates lawsuit when it did (The Kansas City Star)
Friday July 31st 2009, 11:53 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

At least two Kansas City Council members say they think the city’s efforts to settle the Ruth Bates discrimination lawsuit were compromised by information leaks from inside City Hall. As a result, the plaintiff’s attorneys knew how high the council had authorized City Attorney Galen Beaufort to go with Bates’ attorneys, they say. [News Source]

Orange County Based Catanzarite Law Corporation Files Securities Class Action Against Skilled Healthcare Group — SKH (Marketwire)
Friday July 31st 2009, 10:14 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2009) - Catanzarite Law Corporation today announced it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all purchasers of Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. ("Skilled Healthcare" or the "Company") ( NYSE : SKH ) common stock during the period from May 14, 2007 through June 9, 2009, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit alleges violations of the federal ... [News Source]

Housing demolition raises issues at City Hall (The Bristol Press)
Friday July 31st 2009, 9:58 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

BRISTOL — For an emergency demolition a year ago, the city hired a contractor to tear down a Fall Mountain Road house. [News Source]

Citizens allege code violations at Stagecoach Trails Mobile Home Court (San Pedro Valley News-Sun)
Friday July 31st 2009, 9:30 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Thelma Grimes/San Pedro Valley News-Sun Despite protests from former councilwomen Dianne Tipton and Kathy Suagee, the Benson City Council held a closed-door meeting Monday night to discuss possible code violations at the Stagecoach Trials Mobile Home Park and other manufactured home parks in the community. [News Source]

Game & Fish Wins Lawsuit Over Timber Damage to Management Area (Ashley County Ledger)
Friday July 31st 2009, 9:06 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK n The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is entitled to about $7.3 million from the United States government, according to a July 1 U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruling by Judge Charles F. Lettow. [News Source]

Damage suit filed in wake of adventure-park accident w/ copy of lawsuit (The Joplin Globe)
Friday July 31st 2009, 8:31 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A lawsuit was filed Friday on behalf of a Joplin man injured a week ago at an off-road-vehicle rally at a mud pit in Ottawa County, Okla. [News Source]