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White Plains: Officer's sex-harassment claim 'unfounded'
Saturday August 17th 2013, 8:34 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The city says a police officer's claims in a federal lawsuit that she's been subjected to sexual harassment and discrimination throughout her eight-year career because she is a Hispanic woman are not true. [News Source]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Hits L.A. Rehab Center Following THR Investigation
Saturday August 17th 2013, 4:43 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The parents of Andrew Witkoff, who died at One80 Center, sue the facility, as well as its recently ousted CEO and clinical director, alleging negligence and fraud. read more [News Source]

Judge Recommends Wrongful Death Civil Suit Naming Mpls. Officers be Dismissed
Saturday August 17th 2013, 12:23 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A federal magistrate judge has recommended the wrongful death civil rights lawsuit against several Minneapolis police officers, including one of the officers currently on leave for his alleged role in using racial slurs off-duty at a drunken altercation in Green Bay, be dismissed... [News Source]

Court rules California bypassed requirements for bullet-train process
Saturday August 17th 2013, 4:32 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Officials failed to comply with funding and environmental reviews set in the 2008 ballot measure, the judge says in a ruling over a lawsuit aimed at stopping the project. A Sacramento Superior Court judge delivered a major rebuke to the California bullet train project Friday, ruling that the state failed to comply with requirements on funding and environmental reviews imposed by voters. [News Source]

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Biloxi casino
Saturday August 17th 2013, 3:40 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

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]

Court rules state bypassed requirements for bullet-train process
Saturday August 17th 2013, 1:18 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Officials failed to comply with funding, environmental reviews set in the 2008 ballot measure, the judge says in a ruling over a lawsuit aimed at stopping the project. A Sacramento Superior Court judge delivered a major rebuke to the California bullet train project Friday, ruling that the state failed to comply with requirements on funding and environmental reviews imposed by voters.         [News Source]

White Plains officer claims sex harassment by bosses in lawsuit
Saturday August 17th 2013, 12:44 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A White Plains police officer is suing the department and the city, claiming that supervisors — including the police commissioner — have sexually harassed her and discriminated against her for years because she is a Hispanic woman. [News Source]