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Bob Filner's Lawyer: San Diego Is Partially To Blame for Sex Scandal
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 11:42 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Earlier this week, San Diego mayor Bob Filner's legal team made a rather bold request on behalf of the sex scandal-plagued politician: the City of San Diego should step up and pay his legal fees in a lawsuit stemming from one of several accusations of sexual harassment. And now we know why. Filner's attorney, Harvey Berger, wrote a letter to the City Council saying that the city never provided ... [News Source]

Lawyer: City never gave Filner harassment training
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 10:15 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

July 11, 2013: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for his behavior in this frame from a video produced by the city of San Diego. AP The attorney for San Diego's embattled mayor says the city failed to provide Bob Filner state-required sexual harassment training and therefore should pay to defend him against a lawsuit by his former communications director, who alleges he asked her to work ... [News Source]

Lawyer: No harassment training provided for San Diego mayor
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 9:59 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Attorney for Bob Filner says city didn't give him training in avoiding sexual harassment and so should pay to defend him against lawsuit [News Source]

CTA sued over man's death at Blue Line stop
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 9:52 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges that the CTA and one of its employees are liable for the death of a Frankfort man with an open bottle of alcohol who fell last year from a Blue Line platform.         [News Source]

Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 9:45 pm Filed under Lipitor lawsuit

According to experts, the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor may increase the risk of diabetes. What is Lipitor? Lipitor (atorvastatin) is a statin-based cholesterol drug manufactured by the Pfizer subsidiary Warner-Lambert. The cholesterol drug is a best seller and has achieved blockbuster status. Lipitor has produced more than $125 billion in sales before the patent expired [...] [News Source]

San Diego mayor didn't get sexual harassment training, lawyer says
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 9:26 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has never received sexual harassment training, said his lawyer in a letter to the city attorney’s office.NBC 7 has obtained a letter from attorneys representing Filner in a sexual harassment suit brought by former employee Irene McCormack Jackson. [News Source]

Lawyer: No harassment training provided for mayor
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 7:15 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An attorney representing San Diego's mayor says the city should foot the bill to defend Bob Filner against a sexual harassment lawsuit because he never received state-required sexual harassment training.         [News Source]