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Jackie Lacey

Rite Aid to pay more than $12 million to settle lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rite Aid Corp. was ordered today to pay more than $12.3 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged employees at about 600 California stores unlawfully handled and disposed of hazardous materials, […]

09/24/2013

Abercrombie settles Calif. suits over head scarves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing employees’ appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California. The lawsuits […]

09/23/2013

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Judge dismisses AEG execs from Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed two executives from a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against the promoters of his planned comeback concerts. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled Monday that […]

09/09/2013

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

(AP Photo)

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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