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Troy says no to soil proposal
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 10:28 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The Troy City Council last week unanimously rejected a proposal with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality for the city to receive money in exchange for burying asbestos-contaminated soil from local yards at the city-owned closed landfill site just outside Troy. [News Source]

Detectives file discrimination suit against APD
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 10:14 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against the city. According to the Anchorage Daily News, two detectives allege that the Anchorage Police Department discriminates against minorities in promotion and disciplinary practices. [News Source]

Madigan Sues Countrywide, Alleging Discrimination
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 9:13 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Illinois AG sues Countrywide alleging discrimination against minorities seeking home mortgages Bank of America Home Loans - United States - Bank of America - Federal Trade Commission - Business [News Source]

Madigan sues Countrywide, alleging discrimination
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 9:05 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Countrywide, alleging the fallen mortgage industry giant discriminated against blacks and Latinos buying home mortgages in Illinois. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, claimed the... Bank of America Home Loans - Lisa Madigan - United States - Bank of America - Countrywide [News Source]

$400,000 damages in malpractice case
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 8:41 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A jury last week agreed with the plaintiff in a medical malpractice case and awarded a man and his wife $400,000 in damages after a gall bladder surgery that went wrong, records show, but the doctor in the case has filed a motion indicating he will be asking for a new trial. [News Source]

Environmental attorney will take on fairgrounds fireworks after the show
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 8:33 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The environmental attorney focusing his efforts on stopping La Jolla's Fourth of July fireworks display said Tuesday the Del Mar Fairgrounds will not get off scot-free if it proceeds with its show. Marco Gonzalez, of the Coastal Law Group who represents the Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation, said the fairgrounds lacks the proper permits needed for its annual fireworks display, meaning it ... [News Source]

Madigan sues Countrywide, alleging discrimination
Tuesday June 29th 2010, 8:33 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

CHICAGO -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Countrywide, alleging the fallen mortgage industry giant discriminated against blacks and Latinos buying home mortgages in Illinois. Business - Allegedly Unethical Firms - Bank of America - Attorney general - Jesse Jackson [News Source]