April 02, 2012 by John David in Litigation, Uncategorized

Central Florida Mother Seeks Justice After Second Son Dies In Police Custody; Video Footage Available of Officers Firing Tasers at Unarmed Victim

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 2, 2012) – Attorney Kelsay Patterson today released video surveillance footage documenting the excessive force used by police officers being sued for the wrongful death of Preston Bussey, III in 2009.  Bussey’s mother and Cocoa, Fla.-resident J. Pearl Bussey-Morice filed a federal lawsuit in Orlando against the

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March 09, 2012 by John David in Litigation

Navajos Sue BNSF Railway After Contracting Lung Disease; Former Railroad Workers Exposed to Toxic Asbestos, Quartz and Silica

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ., March 9, 2012 – Four former railroad workers, all suffering from diagnosed cases of lung disease, recently filed a lawsuit against BNSF Railway alleging exposure to dusty work conditions which resulted in damage to their lungs and respiratory systems. Navajo Nation members Andrew Ashley of Houck, Ariz.,

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March 08, 2012 by John David in Litigation

Judge to Hear Arguments Friday in Lawsuit Between Bloggers & Huffington Post; AOL-Owned News Website Refuses to Pay Contributors

NEW YORK, March 8, 2012 – The unpaid writers will get their first day in court this Friday when U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl hears oral arguments on a motion by the Huffington Post to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by uncompensated bloggers who gave the popular news

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February 23, 2012 by John David in Settlements

Florida Capitol Complex to be ADA Compliant Following Legal Settlement; Accessibility Advocate Successfully Negotiates Changes at State Buildings

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Feb. 23, 2012 – The State of Florida Capitol Complex will soon be ADA compliant following a settlement between an accessibility advocate and the Florida Department of Management Services. Denny Wood, president of the Florida Paraplegic Association, filed suit against the State of Florida last year seeking

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February 15, 2012 by John David in Litigation

BNSF Railway Sued for Wrongful Death from Asbestos Exposure in New Mexico; Estate of Former Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Worker Seeks Damages

LOS LUNAS, N.M. – Feb. 15, 2012 – Last week, the estate of a former New Mexico railroad employee sued BNSF Railway alleging wrongful death, due to asbestos exposure, of locomotive repair shop worker Santiago Riley.  During 13 years of employment from 1942-1955 at railroad facilities in New Mexico and

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