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Calif. doctor sued for unconscious patient prank

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California anesthesiologist’s decision to decorate an unconscious patient’s face with stickers and a photo taken by a nurse’s aide has prompted a state investigation and civil lawsuit against the […]

09/04/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Lawyers settle Paula Deen lawsuit in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she […]

08/23/2013

Lois Goodman (AP photo)

Tennis referee sues LAPD for false arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A professional tennis referee who was charged, then cleared of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee cup has sued the Los Angeles Police Department for false arrest and malicious […]

08/17/2013

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NY prosecutor, Judge Judy’s son, sues sheriff

CARMEL, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor who is the son of TV’s Judge Judy sued the local sheriff for $5 million Wednesday for saying that the prosecutor had interfered in a child rape case. Putnam […]

08/14/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

Suit cites seatbelts in San Francisco plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three San Francisco Bay Area families have sued Boeing over the deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, alleging that coach passengers suffered more serious injuries than business class travelers because […]

08/09/2013

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Deaf NY Starbucks patrons sue, say they’re mocked

NEW YORK (AP) – Some Starbucks workers in the city were so rude to deaf customers they mocked them and called the police to try to get them kicked out, a lawsuit says. The lawsuit […]

07/16/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Paula Deen dumps legal team after admitting slurs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen is replacing her lead legal team weeks after admitting she had used racial slurs in the past, a revelation that prompted several of her lucrative business deals to collapse. […]

07/11/2013

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Woman sues store over heavy work after infant dies

ATASCADERO, Calif. (AP) – A California woman whose newborn died after she went into early labor has filed a lawsuit against her employer, grocery chain Albertsons, for denying her requests – on doctor’s orders – […]

07/07/2013

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Audit: LA pays out millions in lawsuits by police

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles paid out about $110 million in jury awards and settlements for lawsuits brought by police officers against the department over six years ending in June 2012. […]

06/28/2013

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

Lawsuits filed against Calif.’s Delta Plan

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Environmental and fishing groups have filed a lawsuit against a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The lawsuit — announced on Monday — is the fourth lawsuit […]

06/17/2013

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Mass. residents sue NY Post over marathon coverage

BOSTON (AP) — Two Massachusetts residents have sued the New York Post, saying the newspaper falsely portrayed them as suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Boston says photographs and articles […]

06/06/2013

High speed rail

High-speed rail plan hinges on voter promises

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys are arguing in a Sacramento County Court that California’s high-speed rail agency has broken a promise made to voters who approved selling $10 billion in bonds to build the nation’s […]

05/31/2013

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