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Herbalife hit with investor lawsuit over 'pyramid' claims
Monday April 14th 2014, 11:57 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

The case appeared to be the first shareholder lawsuit to emerge since hedge fund manager William Ackman in December 2012 unveiled his $1 billion short position against Herbalife and said he considered it a pyramid scheme. Herbalife contends it is a legitimate multilevel marketing company and has sought to counter the claims by Ackman, who runs the $12 billion hedge fund Pershing Square Capital ... [News Source]

2 women sue Boise State over sexual-assault response
Monday April 14th 2014, 11:43 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Two women who were track and field athletes at Boise State University have sued the school, saying their complaints about sexual harassment from a star male athlete were ignored. [News Source]

2 women sue Boise State over sexual-assault response
Monday April 14th 2014, 11:31 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Two women who were track and field athletes at Boise State University have sued the school, saying their complaints about sexual harassment from a star male athlete were ignored. [News Source]

Each April,…
Monday April 14th 2014, 9:44 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An environmental group is suing Rayonier Inc., alleging that its factory in southeast Georgia is discharging millions of gallons of waste that darken the Altamaha River and make it smell miles downstream. [News Source]

Herbalife hit with investor lawsuit over 'pyramid' claims
Monday April 14th 2014, 8:55 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Herbalife Ltd was hit with a shareholder class action lawsuit Monday accusing the multilevel-marketing company of failing to disclose to investors that its operations were based on a pyramid scheme. The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Los Angeles, came three days after news emerged that the FBI was investigating the nutrition and weight loss company. The case appeared to be the first ... [News Source]

Local lawyer fends off $10M suit
Monday April 14th 2014, 7:44 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Francis Chester said he represented former client Judy Desetti to the best of his abilities. A judge ruled in his favor to end a $10 million malpractice lawsuit Desetti filed against him. [News Source]

Wrongful death suit filed
Monday April 14th 2014, 6:10 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Parents of a pedestrian killed claim negligence [News Source]