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PTC seeks to settle lawsuit
Sunday August 04th 2013, 9:00 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The Peachtree City Council voted Thursday night to pursue a settlement of an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by a former administrative assistant for the police department. Details were not available, but council’s vote authorized attorneys for the city to “resolve” the case according to what was discussed in executive (closed) session. read more [News Source]

Mother sues Burlington group home after daughter's death
Sunday August 04th 2013, 6:23 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Linda Berger has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging negligence in the death of Kelly Jorgenson, 49, who was brain damaged during birth. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed in Aurora Township hopeful's I-88 death
Sunday August 04th 2013, 5:57 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed in response to the April death of an Aurora Township Board candidate. Carmen Cantu, 61, of Aurora, who unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic nomination, died after her car was rear-ended by a car and later struck by a semitrailer on Interstate 88 near the border between Kane and DeKalb counties. [News Source]

Richmond Settles Workers' Discrimination Lawsuit
Sunday August 04th 2013, 4:28 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond has settled a lawsuit alleging the city hasn't addressed complaints that one of its departments discriminated against black workers.    The lawsuit also alleged that the city [News Source]

Mom sues group home after daughter's death
Sunday August 04th 2013, 3:19 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A mother is suing a Burlington assisted living center, after her daughter choked on a bagel there and later died. Linda Berger has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging Wanda Frogg Villa/Meadowhaven, its owner and others were negligent in the death of 49-year-old Kelly Jorgenson, who was brain damaged during birth. The suit contends staff knew Jorgenson would sneak food, that she wasn't ... [News Source]

San Diego Mayor Begins 2-Week Absence For Therapy
Sunday August 04th 2013, 2:39 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner starts two weeks of intensive therapy Monday while facing a sexual harassment lawsuit and calls for his resignation amid a flurry of allegations that he groped women for years. [News Source]

Richmond settles workers' discrimination lawsuit
Sunday August 04th 2013, 2:16 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Richmond has settled a lawsuit alleging the city hasn't addressed complaints that one of its departments discriminated against black workers. [News Source]