Lawcore.com Legal Topics Archive: April 2007
Hefty Fine For Health Service
The UK’s National Health Service has been fined seven and a half thousand pounds (about fifteen thousand dollars) after an elderly visitor to the hospital fell and died as a result of his injuries.
Topic Added April 4th, 2007
Sexual Discrimination Payout For Fire Service Controller
A fire service controller who claims that his career was left in pieces after a female colleague made complaints about his conduct has been awarded one hundred thousand GBP (around two hundred thousand dollars) in compensation.
Topic Added April 5th, 2007
Iowa Lawsuit Settled By Microsoft
Microsoft Corp. has decided to settle a class action lawsuit that could see many people in the Iowa area sharing a payout of one hundred and eighty million dollars.
Topic Added April 10th, 2007
Cruise Liner Survivors File Lawsuit
The operating company of a cruise liner that sank recently is being sued by those that survived the incident.
Topic Added April 12th, 2007
JT's Former Band Faced Lawsuit
The former band in which global music star Justin Timberlake used to be a member is facing a multimillion dollar lawsuit over one of its songs.
Topic Added April 13th, 2007
Lawsuit Filed Against Hit And Run Driver
A man has filed a lawsuit in Cumberland County Superior Court against an alleged hit and run driver who he claims struck his wife with her car last year, killing her, and then left the scene of the accident and failed to identify herself as being involved in the accident to authorities.
Topic Added April 16th, 2007
Man Wins Lawsuit Against Police After A Decade
A man has won his lawsuit against the police following a ten year battle, after he was injured because an officer thought he was a prowler.
Topic Added April 17th, 2007
Neurosurgeon Sued Over Negligence
A neurosurgeon is being sued by the widow of a man that died last year, and is being accused of negligence that caused the man's death.
Topic Added April 19th, 2007
Settlement Over Headstone Symbols
A recent settlement in relation to symbols on headstones has resulted in the Wiccan pentacle being added to the list of emblems that will be accepted in national cemeteries as well as on military headstones issues by the government for deceased soldiers.
Topic Added April 20th, 2007
Settlement Reached In NBC Lawsuit
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that was filed against NBC by the creators of the hit comedy Will & Grace.
Topic Added April 23rd, 2007
Shot Basketball Player Sues University
A basketball player from Duquesne University has filed a lawsuit against the university following an incident where he and four other basketball players were shot after a dance.
Topic Added April 24th, 2007
Spam Suspects Hit With Lawsuit
Suspects involved in the harvesting of email addresses, which were then used to send spam emails, have been hit with a billion dollar lawsuit by a Utah based technology company, which used a process whereby email addresses were publicized and special software used to track the IP addresses of those trying to harvest the publicized addresses.
Topic Added April 25th, 2007
Three Million Dollar Judgement Upheld By Court
A sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals has upheld a judgement of three million dollars, which was awarded to a plaintiff who filed a lawsuit against the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Topic Added April 26th, 2007
US Bank Settled Class Action Lawsuit
The fifth largest bank in the United States, Wells Fargo & Co., has settled a class action lawsuit that was filed against it in relation to its practices involving sub-prime lending.
Topic Added April 27th, 2007
2008 Trial For Tyson Foods
A lawsuit filed against Tyson Foods over the hiring of illegal immigrants is set to go to trial in March 2008 according to reports.
Topic Added April 30th, 2007
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