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Judge dismisses $75 million lawsuit against Biloxi casino
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 11:36 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

GULFPORT -- A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit that accused IP Casino Resort of serving free drinks to a medicated man while he was falling-down drunk. The man died the next day. [News Source]

Lawsuit challenging the Beach Chalet turf project goes to trial
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 7:03 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Plans to place artificial turf and stadium lights on Beach Chalet’s soccer fields in Golden Gate have been in the works since 2011, and local environmental groups have been fighting the proposal and losing each time. Now, their final hopes rest on a lawsuit going to trial this Friday. [News Source]

Environmental watchdog worries Canada set to become pollution haven
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 6:52 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia group has told an international panel reviewing the environmental effects of NAFTA that the worst fears about the historic trade agreement's impact on the environment have come true, especially under the federal Conservative government. [News Source]

Court dismisses shareholder's lawsuit against Eaton Corp.
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 6:02 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Eaton Corp. wins in federal court in Cleveland: Shareholder lawsuit dismissed [News Source]

Michael Jackson's ex-wife says doctors took advantage of singer
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 4:31 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson's doctors competed for his business and over-prescribed medications to help overcome his "incredible" fear of pain, the late pop singer's ex-wife testified on Wednesday in a wrongful death trial. "His fear of pain was incredible. I think the doctors took advantage of him that way," Debbie Rowe said in Los Angeles Superior Court, which is ... [News Source]

Please don’t sue me: Doctors afraid of malpractice suits more likely to order extra tests
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 4:09 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors who are the most worried about malpractice suits are more likely than less fearful colleagues to order extra diagnostic tests and refer patients to emergency rooms, even if the real threat of a lawsuit is low, accor... [News Source]

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $50,000 From Investment in CafePress …
Wednesday August 14th 2013, 3:51 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

STEVENSON, Md. -- Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit was commenced in the Superior Court of California for the County of San Mateo, and subsequently removed ... [News Source]