Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law

To celebrate the thanksgiving day, Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty (D-Gloucester) today issued a multimedia package on his legislation that would create a “Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law.”

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Quality of education lawsuit not approved in court

A quality of education lawsuit has been dismissed in the Polk County court. The lawsuit blamed Gov. Chet Culver and the state’s director of education for the alleged decline in the quality of education in Iowa.

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Mom files wrongful death lawsuit over her son’s death

Kathleen A. Reid, mother of the Hunterdon County teenager who died two years ago after drinking a mix of alcohol is suing the boys who hosted the outdoor party. She files the wrongful death lawsuit on Nov. 17 in state Superior Court, Flemington. The lawsuit claims the family who played host to the November 2006 party in West Amwell did “nothing to prevent the supplying of alcoholic beverages to minors.”

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Woman to continue with her breast cancer misdiagnosis lawsuit

Pamela Rock who filed a breast cancer misdiagnosis lawsuit will be allowed to continue with her medical malpractice lawsuit after the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that her complaint was filed within the state’s statute of limitations.

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Eating disorder lawsuit settled

New Jersey’s largest health insurer Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield has agreed to pay $1.2 million in a brought by parents of children with eating disorders.

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Star Tribune to pay $300,000 to settle harassment lawsuit

The Star Tribune has agreed to pay nearly $300,000 to settle the lawsuit against the company of creating sexually hostile work environment against women in the mailroom at the newspaper’s printing plant in Minneapolis.

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Beaufort County School District settle sexual harassment lawsuit

The sexual harassment lawsuit against the Beaufort County School District finishes in a settlement worth $14,000. The district admitted no wrongdoing but settled with Shannon Brown on Dec. 20, 2006, ending a civil lawsuit in which she claimed explicit comments by then-school principal Terry Bennett created a hostile work environment at Lady’s Island Elementary School between 2000 and 2003.

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Sprint faces lawsuit by its own employees

Several thousand Sprint retail store employees file lawsuit against the company itself. They charged the company of cheating out of sales commissions because of a computer snafu. Sprint representatives said the company is committed to paying its workers what they are owed.

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Federal Court issues injection: delay in Wembley class action

A Federal Court judgment has cut off funding to the $220 million shareholder class action against Brookfield Multiplex over Wembley Stadium. Justice Ray Finkelstein ruled on Tuesday that Brookfield Multiplex lawyers could serve injunctions on two overseas litigation funders accused of operating an unregistered management investment scheme, effectively derailing the class action for the time being.

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Ireland to change anti -begging law

Ireland is about to make its first major change in its anti-begging laws. The new laws will make aggressive begging a public order offence, but will not totally outlaw the practice of demanding money after a High Court judge ruled last year that beggars are entitled to freedom of expression and freedom to communicate under Ireland’s 1937 constitution.

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