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City accuses victim of panty bribery
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 8:58 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Once called courageous by San Diego’s police chief, the woman who first accused former San Diego Police Officer Anthony Arevalos of sexual misconduct is now being accused of bribery by lawyers defending the city in a federal lawsuit. [News Source]

Houston attorney: Not enough money in NFL concussion settlement
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 8:13 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

While the NFL and the lead attorney representing more than 4,500 players that have filed suit against the league said Tuesday they are confident a federal judge eventually will approve a proposed $765 million settlement agreement, a Houston attorney who was involved in a similar multi-district lawsuit said Tuesday the judge’s concerns could jeopardize the agreement. Eugene Egdorf of the Lanier ... [News Source]

Ferrell family alleges CMPD's pattern of excessive force
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 6:37 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The family of an unarmed man shot and killed by a CMPD officer in September filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday alleging wrongful death, excessive force and gross negligence. It names local government, plus CMPD Chief Rodney Monroe, Officer Randall Kerrick and a series of failures that led to the death of 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell. A path to justice and an attempt to get answers ... [News Source]

Family of man shot by CMPD officer files wrongful death lawsuit
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 5:41 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Officer Randall Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of 23-year-old Jonathan Ferrell. Ferrell's family held a news conference Tuesday morning on the legal proceedings. [News Source]

Alonzo McGhee estate sues wife over murder
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 5:34 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a former Huntsville principal by the estate of Lt. Col. Alonzo McGhee. [News Source]

Iowa pays for damaging First Lady’s car, settles malpractice lawsuit
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 5:06 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

When Gov. - 5:29 pm Taxpayers spent $1,420 to fix First Lady Christine Branstad’s car following an incident at Terrace... - 3:44 pm An otherwise healthy Iowa boy has died has died from the flu, state health officials said today. [News Source]

U.S. judge gives narrow reading of Lyondell shareholder protections
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 4:49 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Tuesday partly upheld efforts by creditors of the former Lyondell Chemical Co to reclaim money from its shareholders, in a ruling that could help resolve the murky issue of how far shareholder protections extend when companies go bankrupt. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber in New York dismissed one fraud claim against shareholders in the $6.3 billion lawsuit, but ... [News Source]