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Convict sues NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune over story about his case
Monday February 17th 2014, 10:18 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

A Metairie man who is serving 20 years in prison for burglary has filed a libel lawsuit against NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Vincent Mark Castillo also names as defendants reporter Paul Purpura, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand, District Attorney Paul... [News Source]

Family sues indoor trampoline park after 17-year-old suffers serious head injury
Monday February 17th 2014, 9:45 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

HOUSTON --A family is suing the owners of Cosmic Jump, an indoor trampoline business, after their 17-year-old son suffered a serious injury that has changed his life. Traci Menchaca says the accident happened last summer at the northwest Harris County facility. According to the lawsuit, it happened on a trampoline slide. “Somewhere near the base of this slide, as Max’s body weight came down, a ... [News Source]

JPMorgan to pay $1.5m in harassment case
Monday February 17th 2014, 9:39 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase & Co will pay nearly $US1.5 million to settle a US federal sexual harassment lawsuit. [News Source]

NC official says he briefed Gov. McCrory about lawsuit against Duke Energy over coal ash dumps
Monday February 17th 2014, 8:52 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's top environmental official said Monday that he briefed Gov. Pat McCrory before intervening in lawsuits against Duke Energy, resulting in a negotiated settlement that fined ... [News Source]

NC Gov. McCrory briefed on Duke coal ash lawsuit
Monday February 17th 2014, 8:52 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

North Carolina's top environmental official said Monday that he briefed Gov. Pat McCrory before intervening in lawsuits against Duke Energy, resulting in a negotiated settlement that fined the $50 billion ... [News Source]

Former Tonawanda dispatcher awarded $9.1 million in medical malpractice suit
Monday February 17th 2014, 8:35 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A jury has made a $9.1 million medical malpractice award to a former City of Tonawanda public safety dispatcher whose broken ankle almost 10 years ago led to complications and the eventual amputation of his leg. [News Source]

Lawsuit: Clueless California Cops Beat Deaf Man For Doing Nothing
Monday February 17th 2014, 6:27 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Southern California man was beaten, Tasered and burned by local cops who thought he was threatening them and didn't realize he was gesturing that he was deaf, according to a discrimination lawsuit he's filed in federal court. Read more...         [News Source]