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Tom Cruise Settles $50 Million Libel Lawsuit Over 'Abandoned' Suri
Friday December 20th 2013, 9:48 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

The war is over ... Tom Cruise has settled his epic $50 million libel suit against a magazine publisher that accused him of abandoning his daughter Suri ... and part of the settlement included a carefully-worded apology.The terms of the settlement… [News Source]

Widow sues McGill Environmental Systems
Friday December 20th 2013, 8:57 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The wife of a man who was killed by poison gas at a hog slaughtering plant in Clinton in February 2012 is suing his employer on the grounds that it negligently exposed him to an avoidable hazard. [News Source]

Lawsuit claims Teck toxins caused disease
Friday December 20th 2013, 7:23 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed this week by Barbara Anderson, who claims hazardous material from the Teck smelter in Trail are the cause of her breast cancer and diverticulitis. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed in Washington state claims Teck toxins caused disease
Friday December 20th 2013, 7:08 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

VANCOUVER - A Washington state woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Teck Resources (TSX:TCK.B), claiming toxic pollutants from the company's smelter in southeastern British Columbia are to blame for her breast cancer diagnosis and other health ailments. Barbara Anderson is a longtime resident of Northport, Wash., a small community about 30 kilometres south of Teck's lead and zinc ... [News Source]

Buffalo lawmaker accused of sexual harassment
Friday December 20th 2013, 7:03 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Three former aides are accusing a state assemblyman of sexual harassment. The women have taken the first step towards a lawsuit against Buffalo-area lawmaker Dennis Gabryszak. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed in Washington state claims Teck toxins caused disease
Friday December 20th 2013, 5:46 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

TRAIL, B.C. - A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Washington state against Teck Resources (TSX:TCK.B) over air and water pollution from the company's lead and zinc smelter in British Columbia. [News Source]

City files response in age discrimination lawsuit
Friday December 20th 2013, 5:29 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

In response to an age discrimination lawsuit filed in November, the City of Bolivar, the defendant in the case, denies any violations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and asserts that four [News Source]