Illionois hospitals agreed to settle lawsuits for overcharging uninsured patients

January 14th, 2009

Resurrection Health Care and Advocate Health Care, two large Illinois hospital system were alleged due to overcharging tens of thousands of uninsured patients and provided inadequate financial assistance now agreed to settle the lawsuits.

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St. Louis University faces cerebral palsy malpractice lawsuit over inappropriate medical care

January 12th, 2009

St. Louis University Memorial Hospital and the doctor who delivered a baby named Haley Overmeyer on January 9, 2005, faces a cerebral palsy lawsuit, due to medical mistakes during delivery.

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Indian software giant Satyam faces a pair of security-fraud class action lawsuits

January 9th, 2009

Shares of Satyam crashed Wednesday in Mumbai trading after its founder and chairman, B. Ramalinga Raju, said the company had inflated its cash and bank balances on the balance sheet by more than $1 billion over the past several years.

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Finally the lawsuit over escaped 450-pound tiger settled

January 7th, 2009

A 450 pound white male Bengal tiger named Apollo who was accidentally escaped from Cole Bros. circus on year 2004, cost his trainer quite a lot .

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United States Department of State (DOS) faces class action lawsuit for not delivering passport in time

January 6th, 2009

Hagens Berman fies a class-action lawsuit against  U.S. Department of State (DOS) , as they failed to deliver passport to million of travelers on time after receiving special extra charges to meet the commitment.

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Health awareness boost the number of asbestos lawsuits in Madison county

January 6th, 2009

There were 639 asbestos-related suits filed in Madison county in 2008, compared with 455 in 2007, The number of asbestos lawsuits filed in Madison County jumped by almost 200 cases in 2008, raising alarm among tort reform advocates.

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Attention Please Ex Braceros: Monday is the last day to claim money from Mexican Government

January 5th, 2009

Mexican officials said more than 250,000 ex-braceros between 1942 and 1946 might have participated in a special savings program that was set up for them at the time.

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Battle continues: church Reopens discrimination lawsuit against Anne Arundel

January 2nd, 2009

A religious description lawsuit was reopened against Anne Arundel by a Christian church which charges the county for denying a settlement to allow the church to build a school in rural community.¬† The church’s move are supported by the evidence which clearly shows the county’s discriminatory treatment against the church.

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Relief for Homeless: City,Police settles Housing lawsuit

December 31st, 2008

With homeless people battling out the housing crisis, settlement of the lawsuit by housing activist Alex Brown and other two comrades was a significant leap. The case was settled for a $116,000 that City of Toronto and Toronto police have agreed to pay. However , Brown and his co-plaintiffs, Oriel Varga and Elan Ohayon have decided to donate a part of the settlement to the trust fund for grass root housing initiatives.

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Lemon Law: Know your rights car owners

December 30th, 2008

Are you among those stuck with a lemon? For those who are clueless about the “lemon” need to know that a defective car is often referred a lemon.

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