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Feltex defendants pour scorn on expert witnesses
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 11:46 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Lawyers for directors in the Feltex Carpets shareholder lawsuit say the plaintiff has failed to draw a link between alleged misleading statements in the carpet maker's 2004 initial public offering prospectus and its eventual failure in 2006. Alan Galbraith QC told the High Court in Wellington that plaintiff Eric Houghton had presented a "res ipsa loquitur" argument (Latin for" the thing speaks ... [News Source]

Youngstown settles sexual harassment lawsuit
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 11:17 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Youngstown City Council has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a city employee. [News Source]

Interim superintendent named to lead Fox district
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 10:00 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Nasty online comments allegedly came from a computer at the home of superintendent Dianne Critchlow. [News Source]

Wrongful-death suit filed in DUI crash
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 9:51 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A wrongful-death lawsuit was filed last week against two motorists connected to a fatal, multi-vehicle crash in February. [News Source]

Sexual harassment suit against Dan Rutherford thrown out
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 9:46 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The sexual harassment lawsuit against Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has been tossed out-- at least for now. [News Source]

PRINCETON: Town monitoring recycling work at hospital site
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 8:09 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]

Second wave of former players join NFL lawsuit
Wednesday June 04th 2014, 7:33 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley added his name to a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing powerful narcotics and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health. Wiley, who played in Buffalo, San Diego, Dallas and Jacksonville from 1997-2006, is the ninth player identified by name, joining former Chicago Bears Jim McMahon, Richard Dent and ... [News Source]