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Judge Hands Google Victory In $1B Viacom Lawsuit
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge handed Google Inc. a major victory Wednesday by rebuffing media company Viacom Inc.'s attempt to collect more than $1 billion in damages for the alleged copyright abuses of Google's popular YouTube service... Read More

NY Comptroller Wants Lead Status In BP Lawsuit
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALBANY, N.Y. - (AP) New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has hired outside lawyers in an effort to become the lead plaintiff in a federal class-action lawsuit by investors against BP over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. DiNapoli, as trustee of the state's... Read More

Vatican: Ky. Abuse Lawsuit Lacks Link To Rome
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - (AP) The Vatican is asking a federal judge to reject an attempt to question Pope Benedict XVI under oath in a Kentucky sex abuse lawsuit on the grounds that there has been no evidence of a link to church officials in Rome. The arguments... Read More

$716M WTC Settlement For 1st Responders, Rubble Removal Workers Approved
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by Bill G Lowe

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) U.S. Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the Southern District of New York on June 23, 2010 approved a $716 million settlement for first responders and workers who cleared the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center towers after... Read More

High Court Sides With Aussie Bank In Fraud Lawsuit
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Supreme Court has put new limits on foreign investors who want to use U.S. securities law and U.S. courts to sue foreign firms for fraud. The court said Thursday that foreigners may not sue American or foreign firms for misconduct... Read More

Group Will Sue Mcdonald's Over Happy Meal Toys
Posted on 23 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) Are the toys in your child's Happy Meal making him fat? The Center for Science in the Public Interest says they are. The Washington-based consumer advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit against McDonald's Tuesday, charging... Read More