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To kill bias suits, companies lean on the First Amendment
Saturday April 19th 2014, 10:21 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

BET's recent win in a discrimination lawsuit filed by transgender TV personality B. Scott is the latest instance in which a media company has beat a bias suit by flaunting its right to free speech and expression. [News Source]

Family of teen shot and killed by police sues NYC
Saturday April 19th 2014, 3:03 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy whose fatal shooting by police last year sparked days of protests has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against New York City. [News Source]

Bloomfield city manager settles lawsuit
Saturday April 19th 2014, 1:49 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) - A lawsuit filed in 2012 accusing Bloomfield's city manager of sexual harassment has been settled. The Daily Times reports ( that City Manager David Fuqua and the city of Bloomfield settled the suit for $200,000 earlier this week. Julie Baird and Julie Rasor, ... [News Source]

Group sues over decision not to list prairie dog
Saturday April 19th 2014, 12:32 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An environmental group filed a lawsuit this month over the federal government's decision not to extend protections for a prairie dog found in four Southwestern states. [News Source]

First Federal Pradaxa Bleeding Death Lawsuit Set for Trial
Saturday April 19th 2014, 12:18 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

U.S. District Judge Herndon, who is presiding over all federal Pradaxa lawsuits has established the pretrial schedule for the first bellwether trial. On September 8, 2014, the first trial will involve the wrongful death lawsuit brought by Suzanne Mackiewicz, on behalf of her mother, Malachy Higgins. The Higgins case is selected as the first out [...] [News Source]

Woman suing 'The Chew' for accident on set
Saturday April 19th 2014, 12:03 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A woman who attended a taping of "The Chew" in New York City is suing the daytime talk show for an accident she had on the set that she claims left her seriously injured. TMZ reports that Angelina Delic was in the studio audience in 2012 when she fell down some stairs that did not have a handrail. Delic's lawyer says she tripped over a toe strip, fell down six steps and landed on her right shin ... [News Source]

Family of Teen Shot and Killed by Police Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Saturday April 19th 2014, 3:12 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of Kimani Gray, a teen shot and killed by police last year in Brooklyn, is suing the department, saying the officers used illegal force. [News Source]