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Tuesday May 31st 2011, 11:00 pm Filed under Neurontin lawsuit

Pfizer, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, reached a compromise on Tuesday with the Israeli Teva in Pfizer’s lawsuit against Teva over its infringement of the patent for the drug Neurontin, which is used to treat Epilepsy. [News Source]

Lawsuit says some bosses at Largo travel company made suggestive gestures, groped female workers
Tuesday May 31st 2011, 10:15 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By Jodie Tillman, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, May 31, 2011 TAMPA — A sexual harassment lawsuit filed in federal court accuses male managers at a Largo travel company of groping female workers, asking them to have sex in the restrooms and making suggestive gestures. The suit against Four Amigos Travel and Top Dog Travel Inc. was filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa late last week by the U.S ... [News Source]

Family of Seattle bicyclist killed in crash settles lawsuit for $1.5M
Tuesday May 31st 2011, 9:38 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The family of a Seattle man killed in a bicycle accident more than two years ago has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit for $1.5 million. [News Source]

Drug makers Teva, Pfizer settle patent dispute
Tuesday May 31st 2011, 8:41 pm Filed under Neurontin lawsuit

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Tuesday it has settled a patent lawsuit brought by Pfizer Inc. over a drug for treating seizures and pain caused by shingles. [News Source]

San Diego mayor says July 4 fireworks are in doubt
Tuesday May 31st 2011, 8:40 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO Mayor Jerry Sanders said Tuesday that the city's Fourth of July fireworks are in doubt after a judge ordered rigorous environmental reviews. San Diego Superior Court Judge Linda Quinn's ruling came in a lawsuit over a fireworks show in San Diego's La Jolla Cove, but Sanders said it applies to the roughly 20,000 park permits the city issues each year ... [News Source]

Harassment brings fine of $290,000
Tuesday May 31st 2011, 8:34 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

College View Donuts LLC will pay $290,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after the EEOC charged that a manager of a Wynantskill Dunkin' Donuts store sexually harassed female employees. College View Donuts will pay $290,000 to the former employees and has agreed to a six-year consent decree that calls for appointing an equal ... [News Source]

Mayor Sanders says July 4 fireworks are in doubt
Tuesday May 31st 2011, 7:58 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Mayor Jerry Sanders said Tuesday that the city's Fourth of July fireworks are in doubt after a judge ordered rigorous environmental reviews [News Source]