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San Diego loses lifeguard discrimination lawsuit
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 11:26 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The Associated Press The Associated Press SAN DIEGO A San Diego federal jury has ruled against the city in a lawsuit filed by a female lifeguard who claimed she was repeatedly overlooked for promotion because of discriminatory hiring practices against women. The San Diego Union-Tribune (http://bit.ly/vYf0HG ) reports the jury unanimously ruled Friday that the city's lifeguard service ... [News Source]

San Diego loses lifeguard discrimination lawsuit
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 10:47 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A San Diego federal jury has ruled against the city in a lawsuit filed by a female lifeguard who claimed she was repeatedly overlooked for promotion because of discriminatory hiring practices against women. [News Source]

Drug Maker Merck Resolves Outstanding Vioxx Claims With $950 Million Payment
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 8:34 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

In 2004 pharmaceutical drug maker Merck pulled the painkiller Vioxx from the market after evidence showed that the drug doubled the risk of heart attacks and stroke. Following the drugs removal the company in 2007 paid $4.85 billion to settle nearly 50,000 Vioxx-related lawsuits and today the company has agreed to one final $950 million [...] Drug Maker Merck Resolves Outstanding Vioxx Claims ... [News Source]

Merck to pay US$950MIL to settleVioxx charge
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 8:24 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Merck & Co will pay roughly $950 million to settle criminal and civil charges that it promoted the painkiller Vioxx for an unapproved use, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Former San Diego lifeguard wins discrimination suit
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 7:24 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A federal jury has ruled against the city of San Diego in a discrimination lawsuit filed by a female lifeguard who said she was repeatedly overlooked for promotion because of hiring practices that discouraged the advancement of women. [News Source]

Pregnancy discrimination suit settled
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 7:09 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The Fred Beans family of car dealerships has settled a lawsuit filed by a former employee who claims she was fired because she was pregnant. [News Source]

DMCare facing sexual harassment lawsuit
Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 7:05 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Three former employees of DMCare Express are suing the company for sexual harassment on allegations that ... [News Source]