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Radio Announcer Sues L.A. Lakers, Time Warner Cable for $1 Million
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 11:41 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Spanish-language play-by-play announcer filed a lawsuit against both the NBA team and the cable network for discrimination and harassment. read more [News Source]

UM curators challenge allegations in Britt family's wrongful-death suit
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 11:07 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The Board of Curators said that its employees believed that the University Village apartments were "structurally sound and safe at all relevant times" and challenged the ability of Lt. Bruce Britt's family to sue. Read more [News Source]

UT Must Hand Over Applewhite's Personnel Records, Judge Rules
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 9:46 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

University of Texas officials must hand over the personnel records of Longhorn offensive coordinator Major Applewhite, according to a ruling handed down by a state district judge Tuesday afternoon. The move is a leap forward in the $1 million discrimination lawsuit filed against the university by former track coach Bev Kearney. [News Source]

PRINCETON: Town monitoring recycling work at hospital site
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 7:11 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Municipal officials have been visiting the Princeton hospital construction site every day to ensure workers are certified and following proper safety protocols, Municipal Engineer Robert Kiser said. Recently, representatives of Whitman Environmental, the engineering and health departments and the Department of Labor have been to the hospital. [News Source]

Wrongful death suit against ex-Gladstone cop
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 7:01 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

GLADSTONE -- A former Gladstone police officer awaiting trial for murder has been sued by the mother of the victim for wrongful death. The suit was filed by Irene Berg in Multnomah County Circuit Court, according to her attorney, Carol Hepburn. It asks for $900,000 in damages. The lawsuit states that the May 2011 death of Deborah Lee Higbee-Benton, allegedly at the hands of then Sgt. Lynn Edward ... [News Source]

PRINCETON: AvalonBay files suit over additional testing
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 6:57 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Developer AvalonBay will fight Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert and the Council in court to turn the former Princeton Hospital site into a 280-unit residential development. [News Source]

Gladstone murder-for-hire case leads to $900K lawsuit
Tuesday May 27th 2014, 6:43 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Slain hair-salon owner Deborah Higbee Benton’s mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the former Gladstone police officer charged in her daughter’s murder. Sgt. Lynn Edward Benton is accused of murdering Higbee Benton on May 28, 2011, at a time when the two had been married seven months ... [News Source]