Lawcore.com Legal Topics Archive: July 2005
Consumers Demand Fairer Tax Laws
Following a survey asking the public for their opinion on tax laws and procedures, the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform has been flooded with responses and opinions from consumers that think that the tax system is extremely unjust and unfair in many ways.
Topic Added July 1st, 2005
UK Police Officer Cleared Of Speeding
A police officer from the West Midlands police in the United Kingdom has caused uproar after being cleared of speeding charges by a judge after he was caught doing nearly 160mph on the roads in Birmingham, West Midlands.
Topic Added July 5th, 2005
Aunt Of Starved Boy Gives Up Own Children
A woman, whose nephew starved to death while under her care, has relinquished rights to her own children prior to going to trial for the death of her four-year-old nephew.
Topic Added July 6th, 2005
Family Awarded Over $8 Million For Baby’s Burns
The Michigan family of a young boy who was badly burned as a baby due to a hospital fire has been awarded over $8 million dollars in compensation.
Topic Added July 7th, 2005
Independent Panel Blames Police Mistakes For Snelgrove Death
Following the fatal shooting of a young Emerson College woman, Victoria Snelgrove, an independent panel has concluded that tactical mistakes and poor decisions made by Boston police officers and seniors led to the death of the young student.
Topic Added July 11th, 2005
Murder Accessory Loses Appeal
A man accused of being an accessory to a murder several years ago has lost his appeal to the state Supreme Judicial Court.
Topic Added July 12th, 2005
Nearly $500,000 In Damages To Fake-Drug Arrest Victim
A man who was the victim of a fake-drug arrest by Dallas police has been awarded nearly half a million dollars in damages for the mental anguish caused by the incident.
Topic Added July 13th, 2005
Online Gambling Lawsuits On The Rise
The massive rise in online gambling over recent years seems to have spawned a big rise in lawsuits as well.
Topic Added July 15th, 2005
Woman Filed Lawsuit For Medical Malpractice
A Shaler woman has filed a lawsuit for medical malpractice at Allegheny County Court, after she claimed that she was not told about a cancerous mass after having x-rays and as a result of this negligence the cancer has now spread.
Topic Added July 20th, 2005
Trial Begins In Case Of Schoolgirl That Choked
A trial has recently started in the case of a twelve-year-old girl that choked to death at school when she crammed her mouth with marshmallows.
Topic Added July 25th, 2005
Woman Sues Yahoo Over Unauthorized Nude Pics
A woman, whose former boyfriend posted nude photos of her on the Internet without authorization, is suing Yahoo for failing to remove the pictures from the web.
Topic Added July 26th, 2005
Civil Right Complaint Leads To Ford Guarantee
A civil right complaint that was approved by a federal judge has resulted in the Ford Motor Co. guaranteeing black employees access to an apprenticeship training program.
Topic Added July 27th, 2005
Casinos Getting Tough With Staff Appearances
The policies of some big name casinos when it comes to staff appearance have resulted in a number of lawsuits filed by disgruntled employees.
Topic Added July 29th, 2005
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