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High Court Rules For Prison Victim Of Sexual Assault
Posted on 24 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a $625,000 judgment against Ohio prison officials who did nothing to prevent a guard's sexual assault of an inmate and then punished the victim. The justices unanimously agreed that... Read More

Kent State Sues Ex-Basketball Coach Over Departure
Posted on 12 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

KENT, Ohio - (AP) Kent State University is suing former men's basketball coach Geno Ford for more than $1.2 million in damages over his recent departure for Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. The lawsuit filed April 26 in a Portage County court alleges... Read More

Court Dismisses Ohio Uranium Plant Contamination Lawsuit
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio - (AP) Residents living near a Cold War-era nuclear weapons facility in southern Ohio settled a two-decade-old federal lawsuit over alleged hazardous chemical contamination in their neighborhoods, a lawyer for the plant's operators... Read More

N.Y. Attorney General Sues Online Tobacco Sites
Posted on 6 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINEOLA, N.Y. - (AP) Six website operators are violating a state law that bans the online sale of tobacco to customers in New York, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday. Schneiderman said lawsuits were filed a day earlier in state Supreme... Read More

5 Sue Ohio Company Over Amish Fireplace Claims
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - (AP) Five people have sued an Ohio company over whether its fireplaces cut heating bills sharply and are made in the United States by Amish workers. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Cleveland federal court. It asks that it be made a class action... Read More

Singer's Widow Settles For $4M In Ohio Jail Death
Posted on 17 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - (AP) The widow of R&B singer Sean Levert has won a $4 million settlement of a lawsuit over his 2008 death in an Ohio jail. The agreement with Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County and a jail medical services contractor was reached late... Read More

Government Sues 3 Biggest Credit Cards, Settles With 2
Posted on 5 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anticompetitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of them, MasterCard and Visa. "We want to put more money in consumers'... Read More