Lawcore.com Legal Topics Archive: November 2005
Lawyer Indicted For Failure To Follow Through On Cases
A prominent East Brunswick lawyer has been indicted after it was discovered that he had been taking fees and retainers from clients but then failing to follow up on their cases.
Topic Added November 1st, 2005
Hurricane Katrina Insurers Sued
Five insurance companies in the United States are being sued by the Mississippi Attorney General for trying to make millions of dollars worth of profit from the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
Topic Added November 7th, 2005
Judge Was Warned That Suicide Boy Was Surrounded By Guns
A judge has been criticized after a twelve year old boy shot himself, because the boy was in the middle of a custody dispute in which the judge had allegedly been warned repeatedly that he was surrounded by deadly weapons.
Topic Added November 9th, 2005
Man Sentenced To Prison For Environmental Fraud
A man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for environmental fraud, after he falsified certificates, faked environmental reports, and ignored laboratory test results.
Topic Added November 11th, 2005
Teachers Suing Teachers’ Union For Fee Returns
The California Teachers’ Association is being sued by a group of teachers for the return of a $60 increase on their annual fees, which is being used in order to finance the fight against Arnold Schwarzenegger’s special election agenda.
Topic Added November 14th, 2005
Negligence Claims Dismissed By Arizona Judge
Three current and former military staff members have failed to prove that they could be harmed through the theft of some personal information from a health insurance management company, resulting in the Arizona judge dealing with the case dismissing claims of negligence.
Topic Added November 16th, 2005
Lawyer Sentenced To House Arrest
A federal judge has placed a former Columbus lawyer under house arrest for failing to report cash transactions.
Topic Added November 17th, 2005
Courts Reverse Class Action Status Is Case
For the second time around, class action status in a case against Anthem Health Plans Inc. has been reversed by the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Topic Added November 18th, 2005
Georgia State Legislator Could Be Last To Escape Arrest
A Georgia state legislator, Rep. David Graves, has escaped arrest twice for drunk driving because of his position, but he could be the last to receive this immunity because of proposed changes to the law.
Topic Added November 22nd, 2005
Delta May Cut Pilot Costs Through Bankruptcy Courts
In a bid to turn around the airline, Delta has shed many jobs and is looking to cut costs on employees, including savings of $325 million a year from pilots.
Topic Added November 28th, 2005
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Alcohol Firms
A Colorado judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which a variety of alcohol companies were accused of targeting underage people with advertisements for their alcoholic beverages.
Topic Added November 29th, 2005
Judge Strikes Testimony Of Merck Defense Witness
In the second Vioxx trial to hit the courts, Merck have been hit with another setback, as the judge struck the testimony of the first defense witness.
Topic Added November 30th, 2005
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