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Ruby Tuesday agrees to $575K settlement
Monday December 09th 2013, 11:37 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday, Inc. is paying $575,000 to settle a federal age discrimination lawsuit over five locations in Pennsylvania and one in Ohio. [News Source]

CityPlace condo tower accused of discrimination
Monday December 09th 2013, 10:05 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A non-profit housing group alleges racial discrimination in a lawsuit filed Monday against the operators of the South Tower CityPlace condominium in West Palm Beach.         [News Source]

Lawsuit: State hospital was warned about cords before killing
Monday December 09th 2013, 9:50 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a man strangled last year at Eastern State Hospital, allegedly by a fellow mental patient there, contends that the death could have been prevented if the hospital had heeded a safety warning years earlier by a national organization. [News Source]

Fishermen sue over sunken vessel
Monday December 09th 2013, 8:55 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The vessel was carrying more than 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel and other petroleum products when it capsized and sank, according to a state Department of Environmental Conservation incident report. The lawsuit claims the plaintiffs suffered loss of past and future income from commercial fishing, subsistence foods, subsistence and cultural activities and past and future damage to property. Named ... [News Source]

Water rights near Patterson site wrongly sold, lawsuit claims
Monday December 09th 2013, 8:26 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

People with interest in the planned West Patterson Business Park conspired to rob a defunct food packer of its legal claim to groundwater near the 1,119-acre area approved last week for annexation, Patterson Frozen Foods shareholders claim in a $10 million-plus lawsuit. [News Source]

Former altar boy sues national Catholic group, alleges defamation
Monday December 09th 2013, 7:39 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ A former altar boy whose case prompted a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese that resulted in a $2.25 million settlement is suing a… Click to Continue » [News Source]

Former altar boy sues national Catholic group, alleges defamation
Monday December 09th 2013, 6:55 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Jon David Couzens, whose case prompted a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese that resulted in a $2.25 million settlement, is suing the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. The lawsuit alleges that Catholic League President Bill Donohue published false statements about Couzens in news releases. [News Source]