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2011-09-06 07:00:00

Good news for the Plaintiffs, Y & S Auto Body. U.S. District Court Judge Otero remanded the case back to state court where the Plaintiffs originally filed. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Attrorneys Joe Curd and Alex Galindo of the law offices of Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP announced today that U.S. District Court Judge S. J. Otero sent Plaintiffs' (Y & S Auto Body) case (Safar et al v. Kinder Morgan et al U.S. District Court/Central District Case No.: CV10-7171 SJO)...

2011-08-02 18:52:00

Fishing, conservation groups call for solutions table on salmon crisis PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. District Court Judge James Redden ruled today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service failed for the third time in ten years to produce a legal and scientifically adequate plan to protect imperiled Columbia-Snake River salmon from extinction. The harm to these species has been largely caused by operation of the...

2011-08-02 00:00:30

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP Files Two Class Action Lawsuits on Behalf of Iowa Property Owners Alleging DuPont's Imprelisâ“ž¢ Herbicide Killed and Damaged Trees on Their Property New York, New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a national law firm representing victims of defective products and toxic substances, together with its partner law firms, has filed two class action lawsuits on behalf of Iowa residents alleging DuPont's...

2011-07-25 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) communicated to its employees that the company's board of directors voted to approve the fabrication of fuel and the refueling of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in October. This will be the plant's 29th refueling. While the company has received a 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the state of Vermont has refused to grant a certificate of public good to continue...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge ordered a Florida nutritional supplement company to pay more than $5.4 million to St. Louis Rams linebacker David Vobora who took a contaminated supplement that led to a four-game National Football League suspension in 2009, the player's legal team announced today. On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Rodney W. Sippel of the Eastern District of Missouri ruled that Anti-Steroid Program, LLC, also known as S.W.A.T.S, intentionally...

2011-06-07 07:39:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A class action alleging Forest Labs (NYSE: FRX) pharmaceutical sales representatives were unlawfully denied overtime pay has been certified by a New York federal court, The Ottinger Firm, P.C., announced today. U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley, of the Southern District of New York, granted the plaintiffs' motion for conditional collective action certification under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The national "opt-in" class...

2011-05-13 11:00:00

JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As has been previously disclosed, Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) (the "Company" or "Thor") has been subject to a Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") review since 2007 regarding the facts and circumstances giving rise to the restatement of its previously issued financial statements as of July 31, 2006 and 2005, and for each of the years in the three-year period ended July 31, 2006, and the financial results in each of the...

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2011-05-11 05:55:00

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service unveiled a new work plan on Tuesday to help the agency clear some 250 backlogged cases of plant and wildlife species in need of protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). According to court documents filed on Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the proposal calls for reviews of pending requests to be completed within six years. "In the more than 35 years since its passage, the...

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2011-05-04 06:25:00

A national rent-to-own company has installed software on its computers that allows it to track the keystrokes, screenshots and webcam images of customers as they use the devices, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday on behalf of a Wyoming couple. In the class action suit filed in a U.S. District Court in Erie, Pennsylvania, Brian and Crystal Byrd said that Aaron's Inc. obtained remote photographs of them, spied on their email, and tracked their online activities through a leased...

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2011-03-23 09:55:00

Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd of the U.S. district court for the Northern District of California in San Jose, in a Monday filing, ordered Steve Jobs to be deposed in the class action suit filed against Apple in 2005. Jobs is currently on medical leave to focus on his health. He is a survivor of a rare form of pancreatic cancer and has undergone a liver transplant. Lloyd ruled that Jobs has "unique, non-repetitive, first-hand knowledge about Apple's software updates in October 2004 that...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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