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Vito Lopez files to have sexual harassment suit tossed
Friday September 06th 2013, 11:00 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The pervy ex-pol — who with the state Assembly previously settled two other complaints for $135,000 — swears that he never harassed Victoria Burhans, 27, and Chloe Rivera, 25. The filing also states that the ethics report against Lopez that led him to resign lacked 'fundamental fairness.' [News Source]

Defense to seek dismissal of MCIU sexual harassment lawsuit
Friday September 06th 2013, 9:20 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

NORRISTOWN - The executive director of the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (MCIU) has until Friday to file a motion to dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by a former female employee. [News Source]

AEG Calls On Doctor To Testify In Jackson Wrongful Death Suit
Friday September 06th 2013, 9:09 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A doctor’s testimony was used in court Friday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s family. [News Source]

Bank of America Settles Merrill Sex Discrimination Case
Friday September 06th 2013, 7:45 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Bank of America Corp. will pay $39 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of women employees at its Merrill Lynch unit, according to court filings. [News Source]

Bank of America to Pay $39 Million in Gender Bias Case
Friday September 06th 2013, 6:10 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The settlement comes on the heels of a big payout last week for a racial discrimination lawsuit. [News Source]

Verizon shareholder tries to derail $130bn Vodafone deal
Friday September 06th 2013, 3:01 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

A Verizon shareholder is threatening to throw a spanner in the works of the biggest deal of the decade by launching a lawsuit to block its acquisition of Vodafone's share of the company.         [News Source]

Verizon sued by shareholder over $130 billion Vodafone deal
Friday September 06th 2013, 2:27 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc has been sued by a shareholder seeking to void its $130 billion buyout of Vodafone Group Plc's stake in the companies' wireless joint venture on the grounds the price is too high. In a lawsuit filed in a New York state court on Thursday, just three days after the transaction was announced, Natalie Gordon said Verizon ... [News Source]