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ARFEE: $350,000 pain for taxpayers

When a government employee is found liable for misconduct and punitive damages are awarded, it’s the taxpayers that ultimately pay the award. But taxpayers are innocent parties, so is it right they bear the punishment for the actions of a government ... [Published CDA Press - 3 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Two Families Sue Crotched Mountain Foundation, Staff For Child Abuse

Physical, psychological and emotional abuse by three classroom aides is alleged, all three of whom already face criminal charges in Hillsborough County, NHThe plaintiffs are represented by a team of attorneys, Peter Alfert"This case fits into a pattern ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - 22 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Court Upholds $18 Million Punitive Award in Asbestos Case

Metropolitan News-EnterpriseThursday, October 23, 2014Page 1 Panel Says Union Carbide’s Failure to Disclose It Knew of Cancer Link Was ‘Reprehensible Indifference’By KENNETH OFGANG, Staff WriterAn $18 million in punitive damages, to a man who contracted ... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

How Piracy Benefits Companies, Even If They Don't Admit it

We've talked a lot about the legality of piracy a lot here at Lifehacker, but really, you're probably breaking the law everyday anyway . However, piracy can sometimes have its benefits. Even to the companies who own the copyrights.Generally speaking, ... [Published Lifehacker - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Judge upholds $28M verdict in carbon monoxide case

A federal judge has upheld a jury's $28.2 million damage award to a woman who suffered a permanent brain injury from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty furnace in the apartment she was renting in Casper.Amber Lompe sued apartment owner Sunridge ... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Judge orders payment in sex abuse case

A federal judge ordered a convicted Butler County sex offender to pay more than $1.8 million to the victim he molested over a five-year period.Senior U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Russell on Tuesday ordered Jeffrey Lawan Renfrow to pay $1,896,800 in ... [Published TheDailyNews - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

California’s FEHA Eligibility For Illegal Aliens Goes To US Supreme Court

A California business is asking the United States Supreme Court to overturn a California Supreme Court decision allowing an illegal alien to sue the company for disability discrimination because it failed to bring him back after a workers’ comp injury. ... [Published Workers' Comp Executive - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Couple wins $1.1 million settlement in car crash case

ALBANY — An elderly Slingerlands couple injured in a 2013 head-on collision in New Scotland was awarded more than $1.1 million in compensatory damages in what their attorneys are calling one of the largest jury rewards in recent Albany County history ... [Published Times Union - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Greene County father sues for $10.5 million over alleged sexual assault at Knoxville motel

CHUCKEY (WATE) - The father of a Chuckey Doak High School student is suing Greene County Schools and an assistant wrestling coach for $10.5 million after the assistant coach allegedly sexually assaulted the student during a team outing earlier this year ... [Published WATE - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

California Background Checks: A Q & A with Lester Rosen

Join us on November 4 for guidance on how to ensure compliance under California law and Equal EmploymentOpportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance directly related to applicant criminal and arrest records, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and more. You'll ... [Published HRnext - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

FG, Moro, others dragged to court over Immigration tragedy

The Federal Government, Attorney General of the Federation, Minister of Interior Abba Moro, the Nigeria Immigration Service and its Comptroller, David Parradang, have been dragged before the Federal High Court, Abuja, over the NIS recruitment in which ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Transgender woman from Rome cites YouTube videos in court filing

A transgender woman from Rome who’s behind bars says in court documents that she’s recorded videos in her cell that plead for help against sexual abuse and enslavement.Ashley Diamond filed this month a supplement to her ongoing federal civil lawsuit against ... [Published RN-T.com - Oct 20 2014]

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...stop and detention of Madison, a black male, were his race and / or the waving gesture he made toward the [officers]," Madison's lawsuit stated. "Upon the stop and detention of Madison, one of the [officers] angrily inquired why Madison 'threw his hands up at [them],' berated Madison and would not allow Madison to answer this, and other questions."
"This is an uncomplicated case of defendant procuring very nearly free labor from a detained work force. ... By paying plaintiffs and others $1 per day for all hours worked, defendant was unjustly enriched at the expense of and to the detriment of plaintiffs and others" the lawsuit says
"This case fits into a pattern of egregious abuse against disabled students that is increasingly common across the country," said Alfert. "The maltreatment of these vulnerable children is an extremely disturbing and widespread phenomenon, even at facilities with good reputations. As in this case, the abuse is often exacerbated by institutions' attempts to handle child abuse incidents in-house, in clear violation of state and federal laws."
...well that their impairments and inability to communicate would allow them to get away with their egregious behavior," said attorney Todd Boley .  "We hope this litigation will shine of light on this horrible situation, put other parents on notice and end the abuse at Crotched Mountain."

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Captain held by Nigerian pirates sues ECO and C... [Published Marine Log - Oct 22 2014]
Judge orders payment in sex abuse case [Published TheDailyNews - Oct 22 2014]
Lawsuit accuses East TN coach of sexually assau... [Published Tennessean - Oct 22 2014]
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Justice Department Rejects Key Reforms to FBI W... [Published Firedoglake - 14 hours ago]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is considering an array of new procedures that may modestly improve protections for whistleblowers, however, the Justice Department rejected a number of key reforms that “whistleblower advocates” have urged the ...
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SHORT HILLS, N.J.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority (PFA) and the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands (GVI) today filed a multi-million dollar malpractice lawsuit seeking punitive and compensatory damages for ...
Virgin Islands and Its Public Finance Authority... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Oct 20 2014]
SHORT HILLS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority (PFA) and the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands (GVI) today filed a multi-million dollar malpractice lawsuit seeking punitive and compensatory damages for the failure ...
For-Profit Wedding Chapel Sues After Idaho Lega... [Published Think Progress - Oct 20 2014]
Donald and Evelyn Knapp, owners of the Hitching Post Chapel. CREDIT: Alliance Defending Freedom Back in May, when a federal judge first overturned Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage, the Hitching Post Chapel in Coeur d’Alene expressed concern about ...
$2 Million Settlement for Atheist in Faith-Base... [Published JD Journal.com - Oct 16 2014]
Summary:  An atheist from California has been awarded close to $2 million in a settlement for a case stemming from a faith-based rehab program he was forced to attend.  An atheist from California has won a settlement of close to $2 million after ...
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