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Husband of Latina music star Jenni Rivera files wrongful-death suit
Saturday February 15th 2014, 7:52 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

More than a year after the death of Latin music superstar Jenni Rivera, controversy and accusations continue to surround the circumstances of her death. The latest salvo comes from Rivera's husband, former Major League Baseball player Esteban Loaiza, who filed a wrongful-death suit against the owners of the aircraft that crashed with Rivera aboard, the Associated Press reported Friday.         [News Source]

Lawsuit accuses Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford of sexual harassment
Saturday February 15th 2014, 6:23 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

CHICAGO — The campaign for Illinois governor took a jarring turn Monday when a former state employee accused a Republican candidate, state Treasurer Dan Rutherford, of sexually harassing him and regularly forcing him to do political work on state time — allegations Rutherford denied as "absolutely, totally political." [News Source]

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford won't release findings of investigation
Saturday February 15th 2014, 6:23 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

CHICAGO — An attorney for Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Thursday that he won't release the findings of an independent investigation into claims made in a lawsuit against the Republican, who has said the allegations of sexual harassment and political coercion are an attempt to derail his gubernatorial campaign. [News Source]

Family of woman shot by police on Hwy. 212 exploring possibility of lawsuit
Saturday February 15th 2014, 5:00 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman shot and killed by police on Hwy. 212 are exploring a wrongful-death lawsuit. “All we want is the answers and justice taken care of,” said Dawn Pfister’s stepmother, Bridget Johnson of Dallas. [News Source]

Family of woman shot by police on Hwy. 212 exploring possibility of lawsuit
Saturday February 15th 2014, 4:58 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman shot and killed by police on Hwy. 212 are exploring a wrongful-death lawsuit. “All we want is the answers and justice taken care of,” said Dawn Pfister’s stepmother, Bridget Johnson of Dallas. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed in latin pop star Jenni Rivera's death
Saturday February 15th 2014, 2:13 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed today in Los Angeles stemming from the plane crash that claimed the life of Mexican-American pop star Jenni Rivera and 6 others. [News Source]

Recusal claim disputed
Saturday February 15th 2014, 11:05 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Three former South Beloit city commissioners claim former city attorney Jeff Livingston never had a conversation with them about a conflict of interest he may have had with a company applying for a loan prior to the loan approval in 2006. [News Source]