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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sued For Alleged Assault
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A Nevada man claims boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. directed his bodyguards to attack him at a Las Vegas casino last year after the man tried to take a photograph of the undefeated champion and asked about a fight with another star boxer,... Read More

Second Rider Sues, Says Driver Caused N.Y. Bus Crash
Posted on 25 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Passengers are challenging a bus driver's contention that he was well-rested and alert the morning his tour bus crashed into a pole in New York, killing 15 people on board. In a lawsuit, Erold Jean Marie alleges driver Ophadell Williams... Read More

Nevada High Court Overturns $58 Million Judgment
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) The Nevada Supreme Court has overturned a $58.6 million judgment awarded to a Hong Kong businessman who said he helped Las Vegas Sands Corp. win a gambling license in Macau. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers . Read More

Joe Pesci Sues Over Gotti Biopic Role; Claims Disputed
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Joe Pesci claims the makers of a biopic on the Gotti family have made him an offer he can refuse a lesser part in the movie and a $2 million salary cut. The actor sued Fiore Films on Wednesday, seeking the $3 million he said he was... Read More

Lawsuit: Sexy Costumes Led To Firing Of N.J. Casino Servers
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - (AP) When Kathryn Felici was told that she and other cocktail waitresses at Resorts Casino Hotel were to pose for photos in skimpy new flapper costumes, she thought it was to evaluate the sexy black outfits to make sure they fit... Read More

Casino Secondhand Smoke Suit Settles For $4.5M
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - (AP) A former Atlantic City casino employee has settled his secondhand smoke lawsuit for $4.5 million. Vince Rennich had sued Tropicana Casino and Resort, saying his lung cancer was caused by 25 years of exposure to secondhand smoke... Read More

Trump Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania Casino License Tossed
Posted on 9 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit against former members of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board over their rejection of a Donald Trump company's effort to obtain a Philadelphia casino license. The 3rd U.S... Read More

New Orleans Casino Owner Sued Over Secondhand Smoke
Posted on 12 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses Harrah's New Orleans Casino of failing to protect its employees from dangerous levels of secondhand smoke. The mother of a former Harrah's dealer who died of cancer last year filed... Read More

Supreme Court Hears Dispute Over Nevada Ethics Law
Posted on 28 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Wednesday of a Nevada ethics law that governs when lawmakers should refrain from voting on official business as it considered a case involving a city council member's vote on a casino... Read More

Stanley Ho Files New Lawsuit To Reclaim Casino Stake
Posted on 22 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HONG KONG - (AP) Asian casino magnate Stanley Ho has filed a new lawsuit in an attempt to get back a $1.45 billion stake in his Macau gambling empire that he says was seized by some of his family members. It's yet another twist in a family feud that... Read More