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Court hears arguments in Regional Plan lawsuit
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 11:22 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A federal judge in Sacramento heard arguments Wednesday on a lawsuit challenging the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s new regional plan on grounds it would weaken environmental controls at mile-high Lake Tahoe, in the Sierra on the Nevada-California border. [News Source]

Mom of bicyclist killed in DUI accident sues driver
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 11:14 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The mother of a bicyclist killed last spring while riding in the Old Town neighborhood filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the man charged in his death as well as the man’s employer.         [News Source]

ECSU seeks dismissal of discrimination lawsuit
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 10:48 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Elizabeth City State University is calling for the U.S. District Court to partially dismiss a campus police officer’s claims that he was a victim of racial discrimination in allegedly being passed over for promotions. [News Source]

Review: Angry wit infuses 'Hellman v McCarthy'
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 8:11 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Ask a leading question and hope for a juicy answer. That timeless tactic worked well for erudite TV talk show host Dick Cavett, especially when he sparked the famous American literary feud in which successful playwright Lillian Hellman sued fellow writer Mary McCarthy for calling her a liar. [News Source]

Flight MH370: Malaysia Airlines facing lawsuit
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 6:45 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A Chicago law firm is preparing for what could be a multimillion dollar lawsuit following the Malaysia Airlines tragedy.Ribbeck Law Chartered International - described on their website as 'recognised leaders in global aviation accident... [News Source]

Metro Parks Police accused in discrimination lawsuit
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 5:56 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Metro Parks Police sergeant has filed a lawsuit against the city, and if she wins she could be granted millions. [News Source]

When Law Firm Workplaces Go Bad . . They Can Go REALLY Bad
Wednesday March 26th 2014, 5:53 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Toxic work environments, reigns of terror and other intrigues from the workplace might be workaday for employment lawyers, but when things go bad in the law firm workplace, they really get thermo-nuclear if a Toronto lawyer's lawsuit is anything to go by. [News Source]