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City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar
Friday April 11th 2014, 11:25 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer. [News Source]

Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar
Friday April 11th 2014, 11:22 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Firm hired by Los Angeles to look into former Huizar aide Francine Godoy's claims finds no supportive evidence, its report says. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and his attorney welcomed the completion of a confidential city investigation into sexual harassment claims against him, saying through a spokesman Friday that the findings supported their assertion that the allegations are ... [News Source]

Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence
Friday April 11th 2014, 8:30 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Investigators looking into sexual harassment accusations against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar "did not locate any evidence to support that the alleged discrimination, retaliation, or harassment occurred," according to a section of their final report. [News Source]

Lawsuit alleges West Lake Landfill radioactivity has spread off-site
Friday April 11th 2014, 8:00 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Federal civil suit says that radiation from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton has contaminated soil at nearby properties. No test results have been released. [News Source]

Ed Lauter's Widow — CBS, NBC and Ford Killed My Husband with Asbestos
Friday April 11th 2014, 7:00 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The family of Ed Lauter -- the famed actor who died last October -- is suing CBS, Ford, GE and others claiming they exposed him to asbestos which killed him.Ed's widow Mia Lauter claims in her lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- Ed contracted malignant… Permalink [News Source]

Family of Mesquite crash victim to pursue wrongful death claim
Friday April 11th 2014, 6:58 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

LAS CRUCES >> Family members of a woman killed when a Doña Ana County Sheriff's deputy crashed into her last week has filed a legal notice with the county indicating they plan to pursue a [News Source]

Microsoft sued over browser miscue that led to $731 million EU fine
Friday April 11th 2014, 6:32 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's board faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser that ended up costing the company a record-breaking $731 million fine by European antitrust regulators. The lawsuit, brought by shareholder Kim Barovic in federal court in Seattle on Friday, charges that directors and executives, including founder Bill ... [News Source]