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Missouri Lawyers Challenge LegalZoom's Service In Class Action Lawsuit
Posted on 1 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - (AP) A federal class-action civil suit in Missouri against a California-based vendor of online legal documents raises the question of whether even the most routine legal matters should remain the sole domain of the law community. The... Read More

Wave Of Lawsuits Over Seats For Employees Hits Retail Stores
Posted on 21 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Retail store operators may want to sit down for this one if they can find a chair. Nearly every national chain is under legal attack in California for failing to provide "suitable seating" for cashiers and other employees... Read More

Jurors Award $3.2M In Deadly California Mudslide Lawsuit
Posted on 17 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - (AP) Jurors have recommended $3.2 million in damages to be paid to a church whose mountain retreat was located where a 2003 mudslide killed 14 people in California. A jury last week found the California Department of Transportation... Read More

Toyota Sues Old GM For California Plant Damages
Posted on 1 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOKYO - (AP) Toyota is suing the company handling bankrupt General Motors' assets, demanding $73 million in damages from the shuttering of a joint-venture California plant. Toyota Motor Corp. spokesman Paul Nolasco said Wednesday the lawsuit was filed... Read More

Teen Asks Congress To Lift Train Wreck Settlement Caps
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A teen-age girl whose father was killed in a 2008 commuter train crash in California took aim Thursday at a federal law that caps legal settlements involving rail accidents at $200 million. Fifteen-year-old Mackenzie Souser of... Read More

Judge Says $200 Million Los Angeles Train Crash Award Falls Short
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A judge on Thursday divided $200 million among victims of the disastrous 2008 collision of two trains but said he was forced to short-change them and make "impossible decisions" because of a federal cap on damages . Twenty... Read More