Dr Death agreed $200,000 settlement over wrongful child death

Parents of child settle case with ‘Dr Death’ for $200,000
WASHINGTON - The parents of a three-year-old Southeast Portland boy who died after an Indian-American doctor nicknamed ‘Dr Death’ operated on him have settled their wrongful death lawsuit for $200,000.

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Court resolved two of the four Katrina bridge blockade lawsuits

Due to devastating Hurricane Katrina when  hundreds of frightened people were trying to find their way through New Orleans bridge, police unexpectedly block their way besides helping them.

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Baltimore Police Department agreed to settle lawsuit over institutional racism

Baltimore Police Department agreed to settle lawsuit over institutional racism

The class action law suit was filed on U.S. District Court in 2004. The suit alleged institutional race discrimination, it will cost taxpayers about $4.5 million, including a $2.5 million total payout to 15 plaintiffs who contend that black officers were punished more harshly than their white counterparts.

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Openheimer AMT free municipals fund hit with a class action lawsuit over false and misleading statement to sell shares in fund

The class action lawsuit was filed by renowned law firm Millberg LLP . The suit charges OppenheimerFunds, Inc., OppenheimerFunds Distributor, Inc., the Fund and certain of its trustees and officers with violations of Sections 11, 12(a)(2), and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933, which prohibit materially false and misleading statements in registration statements and prospectuses of the kind used to sell shares in the Fund.

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Michigan insurance company agreed to settle austistic treatment for children

The Michigan class action settlement on autism treatment will hopefully stop the insurance companies claiming that behavioral therapy for autistic children is experimental. It is a significant victory for the austistic families who compelled the insurance companies to treat autism treatment in a different way.

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$500 million Travelers asbestos lawsuit settlement approved by U.S. Supreme Court

The lawsuit alleges Travelers Companies Inc. was trying to hide the dangerous effects of asbestos, the exposure of which is a leading cause of the deadly form of cancer, mesothelioma, which targets the lining of the lungs, heart, abdomen and other internal organs. Asbestos can also cause the asbestosis, a chronic lungs disease.

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$2M Jackson County malpractice settlement achieved the support of Missouri Court of Appeals

Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, approved a Jackson County Circuit Court judge’s decision that Intermed Insurance Co., the malpractice insurer for Metro Emergency Physicians LLC, was responsible for covering the clinic and its physician, Gary Gaddis, in a malpractice claim.

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Jury awarded $475,000 to home owners to re-plumb their home

plumbing-lawsuitAs part of a valley-wide plumbing defect class action lawsuit, a jury has finally awarded $475,000 to homeowners in the the Dove Canyon neighborhood in North Las Vegas as part of a valley-wide plumbing defect class action lawsuit.

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Payday lender Money Mart agreed to settle class-action for $100M over high rate of interest

Windsor law firm Sutts, Strosberg announced this week it has reached a $100-million settlement in the Money Mart lawsuit.

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A consumer advocacy group filed class action lawsuit against landlord UDR

Consumer Advocate, Bad Biz Finder, a Fremont, California-based non-profit consumer advocacy group, filed class action lawsuit against Landlord, UDR Inc. on Behalf of California Tenants.

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