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No violations, but plenty of opinions
Friday October 24th 2014, 3:46 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

COEUR d'ALENE - No one has ever been cited for violating the anti-discrimination ordinance at the heart of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed last week against the city of Coeur d'Alene by the owners of the Hitching Post wedding chapel. [News Source]

Knoxville family one step closer to getting $3.25 million in wrongful death lawsuit
Friday October 24th 2014, 12:55 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A Knoxville family is now one step closer to being awarded a $3.25 million lawsuit against Mercy Health System, which is now owned by Tennova Healthcare. [News Source]

Ex-Alsip treasurer sues mayor; says she was fired for rejecting his sexual advances
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 8:02 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Alsip Mayor Patrick Kitching fired village Treasurer Elizabeth Gonzalez last year because she had rejected his sexual advances over several years, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Chicago. Kitching’s improper conduct included often leaving on Gonzalez’s desk personal cards that contained “suggestive messages,” the lawsuit claims. “I’ll never tire of playing with fire ... as long ... [News Source]

Dow Herbicide Approval Challenged by Environmentalists
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 7:42 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

U.S. approval of Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) ’s Enlist Duo weed killer for treating genetically modified crops should be reversed because the government failed to adequately review its effects on human health, farmers and environmental groups said in a lawsuit. [News Source]

Dina Shacknai's attorney responds to suit ruling
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 5:13 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A judge ruled there is enough evidence to support claims in the Zahau family's suit. [News Source]

Second lawsuit over penis amputation allegations dismissed
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 5:08 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A judge dismissed a second lawsuit filed by a Birmingham man who said he suffered from an amputation during a botched circumcision. [News Source]

Dina Shacknai's lawyers respond to lawsuit ruling
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 5:07 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

PHOENIX -- Lawyers for a Valley woman accused in a lawsuit of murdering her ex-husband's new girlfriend call it "baseless and senseless." The response from Dina Shacknai’s attorneys follows the recent ruling in the wrongful death suit brought forth by the family of Rebecca Zahau. A U.S. District judge ruled last week that the plaintiffs' complaint contains the minimum sufficient allegations to ... [News Source]