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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against local group home
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 11:15 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

BAKERSFIELD, CA - A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a local group home and Kern Regional Center following the death of a developmentally disabled man this summer. The suit claims staffers used unreasonable and excessive force to restrain him. The Kern County coroner ruled the death a homicide, saying Joseph Adam Lynch died from positional asphyxiation. The family's attorney says ... [News Source]

Lawsuit claims age discrimination by Maui Police
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 11:14 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Maui County by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims age discrimination against a man trying to join the Maui Police Department. According to the EEOC's suit filed Wednesday, Lars Sandstrom, 45, applied for the position of police officer in 2009, met all of the minimum qualifications for the position and passed the qualifying written exam. Sandstrom also has ... [News Source]

Legal fight continues over paralyzed county worker
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 10:04 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Former Alachua County Public Works employee Emanuel Baker was paralyzed in an on-the-job accident more than a year ago. [News Source]

Legal fight continues over paralyzed county worker
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 9:39 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Former Alachua County Public Works employee Emanuel Baker was paralyzed in an on-the-job accident more than a year ago, but he remains embroiled in a legal fight between two of the city's top law firms. [News Source]

Reporter drops libel suit against Mayor Ford
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 9:31 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

It took two apologies but a Toronto Star reporter has agreed to drop his libel lawsuit against Mayor Rob Ford. [News Source]

Reporter drops suit against Mayor Rob Ford
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 9:31 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

It took two apologies but a Toronto Star reporter has agreed to drop his libel lawsuit against Mayor Rob Ford. [News Source]

Maui sued for age discrimination in police hiring
Wednesday December 18th 2013, 9:29 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Maui County for age discrimination Wednesday, saying it didn't hire a 45-year-old to be a police officer because of his age. The lawsuit filed in federal ... [News Source]