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NFLPA wants Chargers team doctor replaced
Thursday January 31st 2013, 11:45 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The NFL Players Association wants the San Diego Chargers to replace team doctor David Chao, who lost a malpractice lawsuit last summer and is facing an attempt to have his medical license suspended or revoked. [News Source]

Former BP trader sues firm, alleges market manipulation
Thursday January 31st 2013, 11:26 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former trader at BP has filed a lawsuit for breach of contract in which he alleges the British company's Houston-based unit, BP Energy Co, is attempting to manipulate the U.S. natural gas liquids market. Related Stories Mexico probes if blast was attack or accident, 33 dead Hackers target Twitter, could affect 250,000 user accounts One dead, dozens hurt as police clash ... [News Source]

NFL Players Association wants Chargers team doctor removed due to legal troubles
Thursday January 31st 2013, 11:25 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

SAN DIEGO - The NFL Players Association wants the San Diego Chargers to replace team doctor David Chao, who has lost a malpractice lawsuit and is facing an attempt to have his medical license suspended or revoked. [News Source]

Will Brain Injury Lawsuits Doom or Save the NFL?
Thursday January 31st 2013, 10:41 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

On the eve of Super Bowl XLVII, the National Football League faces a litany of lawsuits citing the lasting damage—and suicides—resulting from brain injuries on the field [News Source]

Lawsuit seeks access to Petaluma's Lafferty Ranch
Thursday January 31st 2013, 9:36 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking public access to Lafferty Ranch was filed Thursday, rekindling one of the most contentious political issues in Petaluma history. [News Source]

Mistrial declared in school lawsuit
Thursday January 31st 2013, 6:39 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

CLEAR LAKE — A case against the Clear Lake School District involving a 2010 traffic accident was declared a mistrial this week in Cerro Gordo County District Court. [News Source]

Discrimination lawsuit against Mark Pocan dropped
Thursday January 31st 2013, 6:13 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A former state lawmaker agreed Wednesday to drop her federal civil rights lawsuit against a former colleague whom she said violated her free speech rights by not hiring her for a job on the staff of a state legislative committee. [News Source]