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Wisconsin’s Medical Malpractice Cases Drop 50%; Is Virginia Headed in the Same Direction?
Monday July 07th 2014, 9:50 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel report found that medical malpractice lawsuits in Wisconsin have plummeted while the state’s malpractice insurance fund ballooned. Medical malpractice filings have decreased more than 50% since 1999, but the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, into which health care professionals must pay, increased from $501 million to $1.15 billion in the […] [News Source]

Tesla Shareholder's Lawsuit Alleges Musk Lied About Model S Safety
Monday July 07th 2014, 9:15 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Tesla is being sued by one pissed off shareholder, claiming that the automaker, Elon Musk, and its board lied about the safety of the Model S. But, as always, it's more complicated than that. Read more... [News Source]

Deaf man names Pacific Northwest University in discrimination suit
Monday July 07th 2014, 8:52 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:15:58 GMT By Donald W. Meyers Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — A Utah man has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, claiming the school refused to allow him to study medicine because he is deaf. In court papers filed in U.S. District Court in ... [News Source]

American Apparel, Charney Sued Over Alleged Misconduct
Monday July 07th 2014, 8:44 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

American Apparel Inc. (APP) and ousted Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney were sued by shareholders over claims directors ignored Charney’s misconduct that violated the company’s sexual harassment and discrimination policies. [News Source]

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit To Be Filed Against Sumner County Schools
Monday July 07th 2014, 8:14 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Hendersonville mom is suing the Sumner County Schools after allegations of racism at a mid-state high school, saying the school system didn’t do enough to stop the verbal abuse against her daughter. [News Source]

Two Seriously Injured in Crash Involving ATV, Moto-cross Bike
Monday July 07th 2014, 1:40 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Two people suffered serious injuries in a crash between an ATV and a moto-cross bike in Waushara County, according to the Sheriff's Office.Investigators say the crash happened July 4 on State Road 22 in the Town of Wautoma.The Sheriff's Office says the two vehicles were operating on private property when they collided and the operators were thrown from the vehicles.Both people involved in the ... [News Source]

Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding Announces 4th of July to Labor Day Back to School Gift Card Promotion
Monday July 07th 2014, 5:00 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

HOUSTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they will be providing free gift cards for any clients that receive pre-settlement and ... [News Source]