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Wrongful death suit filed in Black case
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 11:25 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

HUNTINGTON -- The wife of a man who was fatally shot in Barboursville while looking at his own property has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the alleged shooter, Rodney Black, as well as Black's sister and the Old Colony real estate company. [News Source]

Lawyers: GM seeks bankruptcy shield from lawsuit – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 10:40 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) - Lawyers for a Georgia family that is trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so it can use bankruptcy as a shield from the claim. [News Source]

Lawyers say General Motors wants to use bankruptcy as shield from wrongful death lawsuit
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 10:23 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

DETROIT - Lawyers for a Georgia family that is trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so it can use bankruptcy as a ... [News Source]

Lawyers: GM seeks bankruptcy shield from lawsuit
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 10:23 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Lawyers for a Georgia family that is trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so it can use bankruptcy as a shield from ... [News Source]

Obama lawyers seek end to Lejeune toxic-water case
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 8:56 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Obama administration attorneys have asked a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit blaming contaminated tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina for birth defects, childhood cancers and other illnesses. [News Source]

Former BART officer Johannes Mehserle testifies in wrongful death civil trial in San Francisco
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 8:55 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO -- Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle took the stand in federal court Wednesday and denied that he racially profiled Oscar Grant III and his friends before he fatally shot the 22-year-old Grant at the Fruitvale BART station on New Year's Day 2009. [News Source]

Assemblyman faces staff cut over ethics findings
Wednesday June 11th 2014, 4:48 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A state assemblyman previously admonished over allegations of sexual harassment faces the loss of his staff and offices after an ethics committee found he continued to violate that house's sexual harassment policy. [News Source]