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Sacramento State employee alleges sexual harassment by campus president’s son
Thursday December 12th 2013, 11:19 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A Sacramento State employee has sued the university claiming he was sexually harassed by Alexander Gonzalez Jr. – the university president’s son – and faced retaliation after reporting the abuse. [News Source]

Idaho lawyer blames attorneys for felony conviction
Thursday December 12th 2013, 10:26 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Edgar Steele is serving a 50-year term for plot to have his wife and mother-in-law killed. [News Source]

Environmental group sues over Oakland crematorium plans
Thursday December 12th 2013, 9:42 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Oakland approved a large crematorium in an East Oakland industrial area without first considering the health impacts of burning some 3,000 bodies a year, contends a lawsuit filed by an East Oakland environmental group. The suit, made public this week by Communities for a Better Environment, alleges that Oakland's city planners wrongly considered the crematorium a "general manufacturing facility ... [News Source]

Neal Gerber lawyers balk at paying $9 million in settlement
Thursday December 12th 2013, 9:23 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

As Chicago law firm Neal Gerber negotiates settling a lawsuit by General Growth heiress, its own attorneys are unhappy at covering part of the expense. [News Source]

Lawsuit accuses IBM of hiding China risks amid NSA spy scandal
Thursday December 12th 2013, 9:19 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

IBM Corp has been sued by a shareholder who accused it of concealing how its ties to what became a major U.S. spying scandal reduced business in China and ultimately caused its market value to plunge more than $12 billion. IBM lobbied Congress hard to pass a law letting it share personal data of customers in China and elsewhere with the U.S. National Security Agency in a bid to protect its ... [News Source]

Group files suit over mega-crematorium proposal
Thursday December 12th 2013, 9:11 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The Neptune Society is proposing they turn a warehouse near the Oakland Airport into one of the largest crematoriums on the West Coast but an environmental group has filed a lawsuit to stop their efforts. Both community leaders and environmentalists in East Oakland worry about the group’s proposal to build a mega-crematorium off 98 th Avenue.  The center would have the capacity to burn more than ... [News Source]

Lawsuit Filed Against Hearne ISD in Student ATV Death
Thursday December 12th 2013, 8:34 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Hearne I-S-D, one of its principals, and a teacher are being named in a lawsuit in the death of a student during an A-T-V accident last March. De'Jon Pierce, a junior at Hearne High School, died near Franklin when the A-T-V he was on crashed into a tree. [News Source]