Lawcore.com Legal Topics Archive: October 2006
Families Sue Over Door County Explosion
A number of families have filed lawsuits over a Door County explosion where members of their families were killed or injured.
Topic Added October 2nd, 2006
Ipod Case Selected For Television Airing By Judge Judy
A case regarding a missing iPod, which was filed in small claims court in DuPage County, has been selected for national television airing on the hit legal show, Judge Judy.
Topic Added October 3rd, 2006
Jury Awards $4.5 Million To Three Families
A Jackson County jury has awarded $4.5 million in actual damages to three families that claimed the stench from a local hog farm was causing a nuisance.
Topic Added October 4th, 2006
Lawsuit Filed Over Incarcerated Woman
The Southern Center for Human Rights has filed a lawsuit after it was revealed that a woman has been incarcerated for more than eight months more than she should have been, simply because she cannot afford to pay a fine of just over seven hundred dollars.
Topic Added October 5th, 2006
Lawsuit Filed Over Increase In Property Tax Valuation
Western Refining has filed a lawsuit against the El Paso Central Appraisal District, after being slapped with an increase of one hundred percent on the East Side refinery’s property tax valuation for 2006.
Topic Added October 6th, 2006
Legal Action Of Medicare Lawsuits
A lawsuit has been filed after refunds were mistakenly sent out to over 200 Medicare beneficiaries last month.
Topic Added October 9th, 2006
State Fair Of Texas Files Lawsuit
A document disposal company is being sued by the State Fair of Texas over allegations that the disposal company helped to sell coupons for food and rides on the black market when they should have been shredding them, according to officials from the State Fair.
Topic Added October 11th, 2006
Bank Could Face Class Action Litigation Over Redlining
The National City bank could be facing a class action lawsuit in federal court in relation to its lending practices, after it was alleged that the lender exercised racial discrimination when making loans.
Topic Added October 12th, 2006
Court Asked To Reinstate Abuse Lawsuit
A court has been asked to reinstate a lawsuit relating to abuse at an Indian boarding school located in South Dakota.
Topic Added October 13th, 2006
Former College Instructor Settles Lawsuit
A former college instructor has settled a lawsuit after accusing the college where he worked of violating his civil right and of breach of contract.
Topic Added October 16th, 2006
Seven Fast Food Chains Sued By Doctors’ Group
Seven popular US fast food chains are being sued by a doctors’ group over allegations that they use what has been described as a ‘dangerous carcinogenic’ in one of their menu items.
Topic Added October 17th, 2006
Trainers Convicted Of Racehorse Theft
Two men that worked as trainers at a horse racetrack have been sentenced after being convicted with the theft of two valuable racehorses from their stalls.
Topic Added October 18th, 2006
Man Sues NYPD Over Hooker Arrest
A man has filed a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department, after claiming that he was wrongfully arrested for soliciting a hooker in front of his pregnant wife.
Topic Added October 19th, 2006
McDonald’s Hit By Another Lawsuit
A lawsuit has been filed in Los Angeles Superior Court against the fast food giant McDonald’s after claims that an autistic boy’s symptoms were aggravated after eating fries.
Topic Added October 20th, 2006
OJ Simpson Urges Courts To Dismiss Lawsuit
OJ Simpson has asked a court in California to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to gain the publicity rights to his name, likeness, and image.
Topic Added October 23rd, 2006
Wal-Mart Workers Awarded $78 Million
A jury has decided that Wal-Mart workers are to receive $78 million in compensation, after the company was accused of violating state labor laws by making employees work off the clock and through entitled break times.
Topic Added October 25th, 2006
Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed By Judge
A defamation lawsuit that was filed against a University student newspaper has been dismissed by a judge.
Topic Added October 31st, 2006
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