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Salinas urologist faces another lawsuit
Monday December 02nd 2013, 9:47 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The legal troubles for a Salinas-based doctor and his business escalated last week with yet another lawsuit. Urologist Aytac Apaydin is accused by former patient Rose D. Estrada of being motivated by "greed and profit" in his alleged failure to remove a kidney stone. [News Source]

Iowa must pay $71,000 to settle inmate lawsuit
Monday December 02nd 2013, 9:40 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Iowa must pay $71,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former inmate who alleged sexual harassment at her prison job. [News Source]

Suit upheld against San Diego deputies who killed suicidal man
Monday December 02nd 2013, 8:09 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court revived a wrongful death lawsuit against San Diego County on Monday, ruling that a jury should determine whether two sheriff’s deputies who killed a suicidal man who was wielding a knife acted negligently. [News Source]

Iowa must pay $71,000 to settle inmate lawsuit – ABC5 News Des Moines, IA
Monday December 02nd 2013, 8:06 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa must pay $71,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former inmate who alleged sexual harassment at her prison job. The Iowa Appeal Board approved the settlement Monday involving 43-year-old Melissa Lee Renda. She will receive $25,000 and her attorney will get $46,000. [News Source]

Iowa to pay $71,000 after former prisoner wins employment discrimination case
Monday December 02nd 2013, 6:41 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Iowa will pay $71,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former inmate at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility who alleged sexual harassment in employment at her prison job. [News Source]

Former workers filing lawsuit against two Daytona Beach WingHouse restaurants
Monday December 02nd 2013, 6:36 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Some female workers at two Daytona Beach restaurants said male managers grabbed them, insulted them and spied on them when they changed into their uniforms. Five former Ker's WingHouse servers said they are filing a lawsuit. The women accuse their male bosses of creating a sexually hostile environment. The women and the managers no longer work at Ker's WingHouse. They told Channel 9 that federal ... [News Source]

Iowa board approves lawsuit settlements
Monday December 02nd 2013, 6:26 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

STATE SETTLEMENTS: The State Appeal Board approved three settlements on Monday, including a $1.5 million award in a medical malpractice lawsuit brought against the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. State officials agreed to pay $750,000 from the general fund to settle a lawsuit claiming the hospital failed to diagnose and treat Terri Holliday’s diabetes insipidus at the time of her July ... [News Source]