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8 Reach $16M Settlement In Wisconsin Utility Explosion
Posted on 4 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MILWAUKEE - (AP) Alex Trevino remembers everything happening at once: the whoosh, the flames, his own panicked screams. And then, an instant later, the pain and agony so excruciating he was certain he would die. "All I could think was, oh my god... Read More

Judge Dismisses 1 Lawsuit Challenging Wisconsin Union Law
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) A judge on Thursday dismissed one of three lawsuits challenging Wisconsin's divisive law restricting union bargaining rights, but left open the possibility it could be filed again with slightly different plaintiffs. Dane County... Read More

Wisconsin District Attorney Files Lawsuit Challenging Union Law
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) Republican lawmakers violated Wisconsin's open meetings law when they amended a contentious plan that bars most public employees from collective bargaining, a Madison prosecutor alleged in a lawsuit Wednesday. Dane County District... Read More

Wisconsin To Get $4 Million In Multistate Drug Lawsuit
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON Wis. – (AP) Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said Tuesday that Wisconsin will get more than $4 million in a multistate settlement with drug manufacturer AstraZeneca. The drug maker allegedly marketed the anti-psychotic drug Seroquel for... Read More

N.C. Judge Bars Ads Claiming Harm From Water Bottles
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) A North Carolina company that touted its stainless steel water bottles on television and the Internet as a safer alternative to plastic water bottles has been ordered to stop making those claims. The International Bottled Water Association... Read More

Wisconsin Judge Halts Implementation Of Bargaining Law
Posted on 30 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) The showdown over Wisconsin's explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but it remained unclear when or even whether the measure would take effect. Republican lawmakers pushed... Read More

Court's Decision Offers Some Clarity On Gun Laws
Posted on 15 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - (AP) A federal appeals court upheld a ban on gun possession for a domestic violence offender in a ruling that several anti-violence advocates applauded Wednesday for providing some clarity after the U.S. Supreme Court's recent landmark decision... Read More

Vatican Pleased U.S. Plaintiffs Seek To Dismiss Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

VATICAN CITY - (AP) The Vatican said Tuesday it was satisfied that three men who had sought to hold the Vatican liable in an American court for sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests have decided to abandon the case. The Kentucky case was being closely... Read More

Former Wisconsin Prosecutor Sued By Woman He 'Sexted'
Posted on 18 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) A domestic abuse victim filed a lawsuit Friday claiming a disgraced Wisconsin prosecutor violated her constitutional rights by sending her text messages seeking to start an affair while prosecuting her ex-boyfriend. The lawsuit filed... Read More