State Sen. Wilkerson gives views on lawsuit settlement

In an exclusive interview to the media, the State Sen. Dianne Wilkerson gave a more detailed response to her recent campaign finance lawsuit settlement in a recent interview to the Gazette. She said that as the second campaign finance-related fine in 10 years, she agreed to pay a $10,000 personal fine, among other sanctions.

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Court bans lawsuit waivers of phone company contracts for violating state law in Washington

Based on the lawsuit between the AT & T and Michael McKee over Wenatchee city taxes, The state Supreme Court of Washington has unanimously ruled that class-action lawsuit waivers in phone company contracts aren’t valid there as they violate state law. The high court’s decision was similar to a ruling it made last year in a case against Cingular Wireless.

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St. Hyacinthe hospital faces class action lawsuit for diarrhea outbreak

Life seems to be hard for the St. Hyacinthe based Honoré Mercier Hospital. The family of the patients who patients who either were infected or died from C. difficile diarrhea during an outbreak there, in 2006 have launched a class action against the local health authority. They has filed the lawsuit worth $10 million in damages.

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Fastenal Co agrees for settlement with former officers

Fastenal Co. has agreed to pay $10 million in the preliminary settlement with its former assistant general managers. The company wants settlement to a class action lawsuit that related to the calculation of earned overtime wages.

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Illegal rallies likely to face class action lawsuit

The victims of the illegal rallies may have a reason for relief. The Presidential Council on National Competitiveness and the ruling Grand National Party have agreed to start a class action lawsuit against illegal rallies to protect the interest of the victims. If everything goes right, the victims can sue for compensation in near future.

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Orange County sheriff agreed for settlement with day laborers

The lawsuit between the day laborers and the Orange County sheriff’s office has come to a settlement last week. However, the attorneys released the agreement on Wednesday. The settlement stems from the federal harrassement lawsuit regarding the workers’ right to call rights to stand on sidewalks and seek work without being harrassed.

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Bethlehem Area voting dispute comes to a settlement

The dispute regarding voting rights in the Bethlehem Area School District, is expected to come to an end. The U.S. District Court Judge Legrome D. Davis approved a lawsuit settlement that will allow voters to choose six at-large board seats and three regional positions.

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Bay County Library lawsuit settlement details not released yet

The lawsuit between Bay County Library and its former director Frederick J. Paffhausen ended in a settlement beore nearly 12 weeks. Bur the detail of the settlement is not released yet, as the library has denied the Freedom of Information Act request from The Times regarding the terms of settlement.

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Target settlement unfolds many eyes to the condition of the blind citizen

In a settlement with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the retailer Target Corp. has revamp its Web site to make it more accessible for the blind and pay $6 million in damages to plaintiffs who joined a class action lawsuit against them.

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China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings faces lawsuit for violating the Securities Exchange Act

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc is likely to face a class action lawsuit from all the purchasers of its common stock during the period from July 23, 2007 through and including August 20, 2008. However, no class has yet been certified in the above action.

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