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Engineers sue BNSF Railway, seek same-sex benefits
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 11:22 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A federal discrimination lawsuit filed in Seattle alleges the railway has a “stated policy” that marriage is between a man and a woman. BNSF says benefits are governed largely by union contracts, which can be changed only through collective bargaining. [News Source]

Katherine Jackson seeks new trial
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 11:16 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Michael Jackson's mother wants a new trial for her wrongful death lawsuit against AEG Live.Katherine Jackson filed new legal documents on Tuesday... [News Source]

Wrongful death suit against deputies revived
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 10:48 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The killing of a knife-wielding, suicidal Santee man is the focus of the federal lawsuit. [News Source]

Michael Jackson's family to seek new trial in wrongful death lawsuit
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 9:40 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The family of late singer Michael Jackson has filed court documents indicating they plan to seek a new trial in a wrongful death lawsuit against concert promoter AEG, after a Los Angeles jury cleared the company of liability in October. Attorneys for Jackson's mother Katherine, 83, and his three children filed court documents in citing misconduct of the jury and ... [News Source]

Shareholder files lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 8:12 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Stockholder cites drop in value of shares, business practices WILLIAMSBURG — A stockholder has filed a class action suit against Toano-based Lumber Liquidators, alleging misstatements by the nationally known floor covering seller and alleged illegal business practices of the company, including buying illegal foreign wood, have damaged himself and other investors. [News Source]

Despite ethics ban, lawyers find ways to reach N.Y. train accident victims
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 8:06 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's a scene that is both predictable and, for some critics, unseemly: After a major accident or other disaster, lawyers swoop in, seeking to represent victims or their loved ones who may want to file a lawsuit. [News Source]

Solicitation Ban Isn't Stopping Lawyers From Finding Clients Injured In Bronx Train Derailment
Tuesday December 03rd 2013, 8:02 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's a scene that is both predictable and, for some critics, unseemly: After a major accident or other disaster, lawyers swoop in, seeking to represent victims or their loved ones who may want to file a lawsuit. [News Source]