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AVX settles 1 lawsuit with owner of tainted Myrtle Beach land
Monday February 28th 2011, 10:53 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

AVX Corp. on Monday reached a confidential settlement with an adjacent land owner over groundwater contamination near the manufacturer's facility on 17th Avenue South in Myrtle Beach, bringing an end to a dispute that started in late 2007. [News Source]

Lawsuit over well owner’s water bill still undecided
Monday February 28th 2011, 8:49 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Steve Coney is suing the SCVWD stating that they are violating Proposition 218. Photo from August 2010. Photo by: File Photo Morgan Hill - The legal push and pull between a San Martin well owner and the Santa Clara Valley Water District in small claims court is still undecided since Steve Coney's Feb. 24 hearing, though Commissioner Gregory Saldivar is accepting a motion to consider new evidence ... [News Source]

Fresno police chief sued for discrimination
Monday February 28th 2011, 8:19 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two Fresno police deputy chiefs are accusing the city's police chief of discrimination and harassment. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Fresno County Superior Court, Robert Nevarez and Sharon Shaffer say Chief Jerry Dyer made derogatory racist and sexist comments at work. The lawsuit claims Dyer sang an antebellum slave song and mimicked slave dialect when referring to ... [News Source]

Lawsuit: Company sought to hire illegal immigrants
Monday February 28th 2011, 8:07 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Mississippi company that pleaded guilty to conspiracy related to the nation's largest workplace raid on illegal immigrants is now facing a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against non-immigrants who applied for jobs. [News Source]

Lawsuit: Company sought to hire illegal immigrants
Monday February 28th 2011, 8:07 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Mississippi company that pleaded guilty to conspiracy related to the nation's largest workplace raid on illegal immigrants is now facing a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against non-immigrants who applied for jobs. [News Source]

Hammond: Andrew sharpens his scalpel
Monday February 28th 2011, 6:54 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

For decades, Albany lawmakers have negligently stood by while excessive medical malpractice lawsuits festered like a cancer on New York's health care system. [News Source]

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit
Monday February 28th 2011, 6:36 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a Northeast, D.C. man who died of a heart attack hours after being told by D.C. paramedics that he suffered from acid reflux, is moving ahead with a wrongful death lawsuit against the District.   [News Source]