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FVSU involved in employment discrimination lawsuit
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 10:29 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A former Fort Valley State University employee has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against the school and the state Board of Regents. [News Source]

Oregon agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle wrongful death lawsuit filed by estate of Jeanette Maples
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 10:12 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The teenager was tortured to death by her mother, Angela McAnulty, who is on death row. Most of the money will go to Jeanette's father, Anthony Maples. "It's not like I need the money. It's almost like I don't want the money because of where it came from," he said. "I know that's hard to fathom." [News Source]

Death suit cites 1940s-50s asbestos job
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 8:15 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a man who died last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against BNSF Railway saying asbestos exposure 60 years ago led to his death. [News Source]

33 Days Remain Before Deadline in Lawsuit against Hecla, Hagens Berman Reminds Investors
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 8:02 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman today reminded investors that only 33 days remain before the April 2, 2012, lead plaintiff deadline in a securities lawsuit filed against Hecla ... [News Source]

I-Team: Lawsuit Against Coroner May Be Unprecedented
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 7:56 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A well-known political contributor and civic activist is suing the Orleans Parish coroner. [News Source]

Toddler's family files $2M lawsuit for botched autopsy
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 7:43 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A former Calgary family has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a disgraced medical examiner and the province over how the death of their toddler was handled in 2009. [News Source]

Merck Settles Lawsuit
Wednesday February 29th 2012, 7:29 pm Filed under Lipitor lawsuit

Merck & Co. has settled a lawsuit over claims the drugmaker delayed releasing disappointing results of a study management had hoped would instead boost sales of a key drug. The settlement ends a four-year-long case shareholders had filed after the company for 21 months delayed releasing results on a study of Vytorin likely to hurt future sales of the blockbuster pill for treating high ... [News Source]