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Medtronic paying $85M to end shareholder lawsuit
Saturday March 31st 2012, 11:02 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Medtronic paying $85M to end shareholder lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. has agreed to pay $85 million to resolve a federal class action lawsuit brought by a group of shareholders. In December 2008, the Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association filed a lawsuit alleging Medtronic made false and misleading public statements about its InFuse bone repair protein. The ... [News Source]

Richard Meehan: Technicality insulates doctors from lawsuits
Saturday March 31st 2012, 10:42 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

In 2005, Connecticut’s Legislature, succumbing to lobbying efforts from the medical profession, created an onerous threshold to the commencement of a malpractice lawsuit. [News Source]

Marlboro in fierce fight against landfill
Saturday March 31st 2012, 6:07 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Jars of pickled vegetables and canned goods arrived at lawyer Amy Armstrong’s office one day last summer. [News Source]

Change to medical malpractice law in dispute
Saturday March 31st 2012, 6:02 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

HARTFORD -- State lawmakers are moving ahead with legislation they say will fix a problem with Connecticut's medical malpractice law that has kept some legitimate lawsuits out of the courts, despite heavy opposition from the medical industry. [News Source]

AutoZone to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
Saturday March 31st 2012, 12:19 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Sikh Employee Was Harassed by Managers and Customers, Barred From Wearing Turban at Work, Then Fired Over Religion, Federal Agency Charged [News Source]

Woman suing former Provo cop who groped her
Saturday March 31st 2012, 11:42 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

Woman suing former Provo cop who groped her By Aaron Falk The Salt Lake Tribune Published Mar 31, 2012 09:39AM MDT A California woman is suing a former Provo police officer for groping her during a 2010 traffic stop. The officer, Jeffrey Westerman, said he was placing Leslie Bryson under arrest for driving under the influence after a July 2010 traffic accident. According to a lawsuit filed last ... [News Source]

Star surgeon says he left Iowa because of weather
Saturday March 31st 2012, 10:38 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A star University of Iowa surgeon who resigned shortly after calling his boss a racially insensitive liar has testified under oath that the driving factor behind his departure was the dreary winter weather [News Source]