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Catholic church’s lawsuit against Paine Hamblen can go to trial – Thu, 18 Dec 2014 PST
Thursday December 18th 2014, 3:30 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A federal judge gave the go-ahead Wednesday for the Catholic Diocese of Spokane to take its legal malpractice claim to trial against the law firm that handled its 2007 bankruptcy. The ruling opens the door for former Spokane Bishop and now Archbishop of Chicago Blase Cupich to return in February, when he’ll testify about his choice to pursue $3.6 million in legal fees from Paine Hamblen. [News Source]

Doctor won't be disciplined over botched operation
Thursday December 18th 2014, 12:13 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former health care company neurosurgeon in suburban St. Louis will face no state disciplinary action for operating on the wrong side of a woman's brain. [News Source]

Hollywood Docket: Peter Fonda Withdraws Lawsuit Against Dolce & Gabbana
Wednesday December 17th 2014, 6:03 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A roundup of entertainment law news including Tippi Hedren's lawsuit against insurers, a win for Sony Music down under, and the guy who didn't get lines in "Scary Movie 5." read more [News Source]

Lawsuit Settlement Funding Firm Reports Shocking New York City Police Brutality Statistics in Light of Grand Jury …
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 5:00 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports overwhelming statistics provided in a special report by the NY Daily News that over the last 15 years, New York City cops have killed 179 unarmed individuals, with only one officer being convicted of a crime. Legal-Bay is a plaintiff advocate firm that assists individuals who were a ... [News Source]

Ex-Spokane bishop denies smear tactics in diocese’s legal battle – Tue, 16 Dec 2014 PST
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 3:30 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Spokane’s former Bishop Blase Cupich disputes the testimony of a now-resigned top lieutenant, saying he never directed attorneys to sling mud at the law firm that guided the Spokane Diocese through bankruptcy. In a declaration filed earlier this month with the federal Bankruptcy Court in Eastern Washington, Cupich said he directed diocese attorneys to “put pressure” on Spokane law firm Paine ... [News Source]

Doctor won't be disciplined for botched operation
Sunday December 14th 2014, 9:08 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A former health care company neurosurgeon in suburban St. Louis will face no state disciplinary action for operating on the wrong side of a woman’s brain. [News Source]

ESPN Analyst Marcellus Wiley Joins NFL Drug Lawsuit
Sunday December 14th 2014, 1:54 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The former Pro Bowl defender added his name to the list of plaintiffs, who contend that team physicians and trainers across the NFL routinely -- and often illegally -- provided narcotics and other controlled substances on game days to mask the pain. read more [News Source]