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Groups file appeal in river cleanup case
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 9:08 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

BY JENNIFER BOOTON Staff Writer SAYREVILLE — Two environmental groups whose lawsuit over the cleanup of the Raritan River and National Lead site was dismissed in federal court have filed an appeal. read more [News Source]

Calpers Managers Relational, Ares Agree to Cut Fees (Update2)
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 8:53 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Relational Investors LLC, the shareholder-activist fund run by Ralph Whitworth, and Ares Management LLC have agreed to cut management fees they charge the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. [News Source]

SEC says Biovail executive case will go to trial
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 7:57 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that a judge has rejected its request for a partial summary judgment in the agency's securities violations case against three executives of Canadian drugmaker Biovail Corp., moving the lawsuit toward trial. [News Source]

Petitt to represent family of slain Marine
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 6:10 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Prominent civil rights attorney A. Dwight Pettit says he’s representing the family of a Marine shot to death after a dispute with an off-duty Baltimore police officer. Pettit tells The Associated Press he plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Tyrone Brown. Officer Gahiji Tshamba has been charged with first-degree murder in Brown’s death. [...] [News Source]

Questions arise in malpractice trial over Butler man’s bee sting death
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 5:42 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

MORRISTOWN -- A medical examiner's history and chronicle of the bee stings that killed a Wantage man in 2005 were called into question Wednesday at a medical malpractice trial that is expected to proceed to summations and deliberations Thursday. [News Source]

Erie transit attorney calls worker’s lawsuit crazy
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 4:42 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

An attorney for the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority says a lawsuit filed by a worker who claims he was wrongly fired for allegedly threatening to shoot up his workplace is... [News Source]

Hearing aid lawsuit: Pennsylvania man with hearing aids sues over police denial
Wednesday June 16th 2010, 1:28 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Hearing aid lawsuit: Pennsylvania man Bill Furman has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Pennsylvania State Police over guidelines that forbid hearing aids in the certification process. [News Source]