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Lawsuit against “tough love” Oregon school moved
Friday November 11th 2011, 11:27 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

BEND A lawsuit against a "tough love" school for troubled teens that operated for more than 20 years in Crook County will be tried in Prineville. The Bulletin in Bend reports the Mount Bachelor Academy 26 miles east of Prineville closed in 2009 after a state investigation revealed students were subjected to sexual harassment and emotional abuse. The original complaint, brought by nine former ... [News Source]

Parents of teen killed in crash file wrongful death lawsuit
Friday November 11th 2011, 10:42 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The parents of a teenager killed in July in an alcohol-related rollover crash on a gravel road leading to a private lake in Fairview Township have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Luzerne County Court.Daniel and Carolyn Madry of Wright Township, paren [News Source]

Parents sue, saying newborn baby suffocated in baby sling
Friday November 11th 2011, 9:19 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A couple filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday, saying their newborn baby suffocated while being carried in an Eddie Bauer sling product. George G. Gentzell II was carrying his newborn daughter in an Eddie Bauer Sling & Hip Carrier on Nov. 15, 2009, while out with his family, according to the suit filed in Cook County Court by Gentzell and Katrena L. Gentzel, the girl’s mother.The sling caused ... [News Source]

Former campus security guard claims sexual harassment, discrimination
Friday November 11th 2011, 4:02 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A former campus security guard is suing the college for which he used to work, claiming he was subjected to sexual harassment and discrimination. [News Source]

Judge: Lawsuit against TCNJ can continue
Friday November 11th 2011, 4:02 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

TRENTON (AP) — A judge says the parents of a freshman can continue their wrongful death lawsuit against The College of New Jersey. [News Source]

Russian court dismisses TNK-BP minority shareholder’s $16 damages claim by against BP
Friday November 11th 2011, 3:46 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

MOSCOW - A Russian court on Friday rejected a $16 billion claim against BP PLC filed by an obscure minority shareholder in BP's Russian venture, TNK-BP. [News Source]

British author sues Amazon over user review
Friday November 11th 2011, 3:23 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

In England, Amazon and a reader-reviewer have been named as defendants in a libel lawsuit. [News Source]