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Lawsuit Blocking Turf Fields At San Francisco Beach Chalet Dismissed
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 11:39 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a parent and environmental group that opposed plans to convert the city's Beach Chalet athletic fields from grass to artificial turf. [News Source]

Firefighter files federal discrimination suit against City of Auburn
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 10:39 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

An Auburn firefighter is filing a federal lawsuit against the city he works for claiming racial discrimination. [News Source]

Wrongful death lawsuit against Mt. Hood Skibowl goes to trial
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 10:26 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Nearly two years after Taylur DeWolf died in a snowboarding accident at Mt. Hood Skibowl, her family is getting the chance to prove to a jury that the resort is responsible for her death. [News Source]

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in workplace accident
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 9:55 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

OLIVIA, Minn. - The family of Andrew Burnett says he was wearing a body safety harness attached to a lanyard when he fell about 60 feet to his death last year while working at the South Central Grain and Energy facility in Buffalo Lake. [News Source]

City Council considering paying former Mayor Filner’s lawyer fees
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 9:22 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego City Council next week will consider authorizing payments to former Mayor Bob Filner’s lawyers, and to a victim of ex-police Officer Anthony Arevalos, who demanded sexual favors of women he pulled over while on … [News Source]

Michael Jackson's Family Files Paperwork for New Trial in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 8:38 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Despite a jury ruling that AEG had no part in the singer's death in 2009, the family of Michael Jackson will pursue a new trial in its wrongful death... [News Source]

Blow for tar ponds lawsuit
Wednesday December 04th 2013, 8:10 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The order certifying a class action by residents of the former tar ponds area in Sydney has been overturned by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. [News Source]