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Jury Finds for Merck and Other Defendants on the Key Issue in an Environmental Contamination Lawsuit
Thursday March 31st 2011, 11:59 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The Company Will Appeal Portion of Finding In Favor of Plaintiffs [News Source]

Indians Sued for Wrongful Death After Slide Accident
Thursday March 31st 2011, 11:06 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A Pennsylvania family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Cleveland Indians and several others, on behalf of 54-year-old Doug Johnson, of Greensburg, a city 25 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. [News Source]

Perjury case against El Monte police officers to be dismissed
Thursday March 31st 2011, 10:07 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Amid an officer's sexual harassment lawsuit against the El Monte Police Department, a prosecutor files perjury charges against the officer and her husband. But those charges weren't reviewed by a special unit that handles cases against law enforcement officials. The case will be reviewed. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has decided to dismiss a perjury case against two El Monte ... [News Source]

Decision reached in wrongful death suit
Thursday March 31st 2011, 9:59 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

ELIZABETHTON — A lawsuit that has been fought and refought since 2003 reached a landmark Thursday afternoon when a Carter County Circuit Court jury awarded $539,159 to the parents of Rachel Clawson for her wrongful death in a traffic accident on June 19, 2002. [News Source]

Toyota Wins Lawsuit Over Unintended Acceleration
Thursday March 31st 2011, 9:12 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A lawyer for Toyota argued that the driver, not electronics or the floor mat, was responsible when a 2005 Toyota Scion accelerated out of control and hit a tree. [News Source]

Westmoreland jail death lawsuit settled
Thursday March 31st 2011, 6:04 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The estate of a North Huntingdon man who slowly died from acute heroin withdrawal while he was being held in Westmoreland County's jail has apparently settled its wrongful death lawsuit against the jail's health care contractor, NaphCare Inc. [News Source]

Wrongful Death Suit Against August Busch IV
Thursday March 31st 2011, 5:49 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Suit Filed on Behalf of 8-year old boy. Blake Martin is a young man you didn't hear much about when his mother, 27-year-old Adrienne Martin, died of a drug overdose. [News Source]