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Commissioners to compel Matney to talk about discrimination suits (KTIV Sioux City)
Monday November 30th 2009, 11:50 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (KTIV) - Dakota County leaders have moved ahead with their fight against a discrimination lawsuit. [News Source]

Snapped railing sends Howell man plunging 2 stories: City, homeowner named in lawsuit (Asbury Park Press)
Monday November 30th 2009, 11:23 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Fourteen months ago, Frank Ozello Jr. was an athletically built 19-year-old college student. But the Howell man's life literally crashed to a halt early on Sept. 13, 2008, when he was visiting a friend at an off-campus house on Senior Street. [News Source]

High Court Seems Unconvinced by Merck in Vioxx Arguments (Law.com)
Monday November 30th 2009, 11:17 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court justices seemed reluctant Monday to give the pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. a "statute of limitations" way out of defending against a securities fraud class action involving Vioxx. The Court heard arguments in the latest round in a continuing battle over how easy or hard it should be to file class actions. Companies want speed, while shareholder and consumer groups insist ... [News Source]

Seyfarth Partner Sues Own Firm, Alleging Demotion and Exploitation (Law.com)
Monday November 30th 2009, 11:17 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

In the latest development involving Seyfarth Shaw's former representation of Tae Bo creator Billy Blanks, the firm has been sued by one of its own partners. The lawsuit, brought by nonequity partner William Lancaster, alleges that Seyfarth Shaw demoted and exploited him for his role in representing Blanks, who won a $30 million malpractice verdict against the firm. Lancaster claims that even ... [News Source]

Avillia School District named in lawsuit w/ Avilla R-13 law suits (The Joplin Globe)
Monday November 30th 2009, 11:09 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

AVILLA, Mo. — The parents of three students in the Avilla R-13 School District have filed lawsuits in federal court alleging their children have been the victims of discrimination by officials of the small grade school. [News Source]

Fayette prison guard claims discrimination (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Monday November 30th 2009, 10:10 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A state prison guard in Fayette County has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against after coworkers accused him of being homosexual. [News Source]

Fayette prison guard claims discrimination (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Monday November 30th 2009, 10:10 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A state prison guard in Fayette County has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against after coworkers accused him of being homosexual. [News Source]