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Former UICOMP cancer researcher files discrimination lawsuit
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 10:55 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Less than a year after the area’s top economic and political dignitaries celebrated the opening of a new $13 million addition for cancer research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Jasti Rao, the internationally known researcher and driving force behind the center, was under investigation by the medical school for allegations of ethical and research misconduct ... [News Source]

$1.7 million awarded in 2 railroad asbestos cases
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 9:01 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

BLOOMINGTON — A McLean County jury has awarded a total of $1.7 million in damages in two separate claims related to asbestos exposure by workers at a former Bloomington railroad yard. [News Source]

Reporter sues Furlong for defamation in latest legal back-and-forth
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 5:46 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

VANCOUVER - The freelance journalist who wrote an article containing allegations that John Furlong abused students while teaching in northern British Columbia is now suing the former Vancouver Olympic CEO for defamation. Laura Robinson has filed a notice of claim, alleging Furlong defamed her in a series of comments to the media in the past year and a half, in which he cast himself as the target ... [News Source]

Jahvid Best suing NFL and Riddell because head injuries ended his career
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 5:20 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best’s career ended prematurely due to head injuries. His legal battle against the NFL has just begun. Best has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming the league knew about head injuries and did … Continue reading → [News Source]

Discrimination lawsuit hits Miami University
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 4:15 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A student who is blind is suing Miami University for alleged discrimination over her disability. In the lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, junior zoology major Aleeha Dudley claimed the university has not provided adequate accessibility to assist her in succeeding as a student. [News Source]

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP Continues Its Investigation of Certain Officers and Directors of Uni …
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 3:45 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP today announced that it is continuing to investigate whether certain officers or directors of Uni-Pixel, Inc. violated [News Source]

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against SAREPTA THERAPEUTICS, INC. and Its …
Tuesday January 28th 2014, 3:30 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

NEW YORK -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of investors who purchased Sarepta ... [News Source]