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I-Team: Lawsuit filed over Ameritrust deal
Monday June 02nd 2014, 10:21 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

CLEVELAND – Relying in part on information provided to a grand jury by former County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, Cuyahoga County today filed a civil suit against ten defendants – seeking to recover damages from the county’s ill-fated purchase of the old Ameritrust Tower. Seven years ago, the I-Team broke the story of an FBI probe […] [News Source]

Donald Sterling Sued by Alleged Ex-Lover for Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment
Monday June 02nd 2014, 10:10 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Maiko Maya King claims in a lawsuit that she was in a relationship with the Clippers owner from 2005 to 2011, and was later fired after objecting to a "stream of racially and sexually offensive comments" by Sterling. read more [News Source]

Transgender man told to use women’s locker room ‘or get out’: suit
Monday June 02nd 2014, 9:14 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A transgender city employee slapped the Parks Department with a discrimination lawsuit after the man — who was born a woman — was forced to use the women’s locker... [News Source]

Transgender man sues NY City over locker room access
Monday June 02nd 2014, 8:57 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

By Bernard Vaughan New York, Reuters - A transgender man has sued the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation for discrimination, saying staff at a public pool told him to use the women's locker room. "They harassed and humiliated me," Bryan Ellicott said in a statement Monday announcing the lawsuit in state court. The lawsuit asks the court to rule for the first time that denying ... [News Source]

Pfizer to pay $325m in Neurontin settlement
Monday June 02nd 2014, 8:19 pm Filed under Neurontin lawsuit

Accord disclosed in court papers [News Source]

Weaponizing the State’s Environmental Law
Monday June 02nd 2014, 6:58 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Why criticism of Cory Briggs really is criticism of California's main environmental quality law. [News Source]

Lawsuit accuses Tinley Park firefighters of hate crime for spraying Muslim man with hose
Monday June 02nd 2014, 6:25 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

An African-American Muslim man says white suburban firefighters deliberately soaked him with the hose on their fire truck — simply because of his faith and race. Omar Ali, 30, alleges in a federal lawsuit filed Monday that three Tinley Park firefighters who saw him wearing a turban as he walked home past their fire station on the afternoon of May 6 sprayed him, leaving him “in, fear, wetness ... [News Source]