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Former FOP Secretary Sues Union For Sexual Harassment

CHICAGO (CBS) – A woman who was a secretary for the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has filed a federal sexual harassment suit against the union. The lawsuit goes into some salacious detail, using words we cannot use. It accuses FOP attorney Paul Geiger of asking then-secretary Marie Marrero, “How do you like this” as he “showed her a Facebook picture of him shirtless and flexing.” Marrero’s attorney, David Lee, said Geiger harassed Marrero in other ways. Former FOP Secretary Sues Union For Sexual Harassment...

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Illinois Appeals Court Revives $10 Billion Suit Against Philip Morris

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — A lawsuit that led to a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-making Philip Morris USA before it was tossed out by the Illinois Supreme Court has been revived by a lower court, sending the case back to the county once tagged as among the nation's most lawsuit-friendly turfs. The unanimous ruling Thursday by the three-judge panel of the Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court cleared the way for the plaintiffs to argue that a favorable 2008 U.S. Supreme Court decision in an unrelated case may be applied to reinstate the questioned Madison County one involving Philip Morris' marketing of...

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Family files wrongful death suit against ambulance company

(NECN: Alysha Palumbo - Boston) - "Something that should have been very, very routine, ended up in a nightmare for myself and my family," said the victim's brother Peter Zacarelli. It's been two years since Peter Zacarelli lost his 68-year-old sister Barbara Grimes. Zacarelli said, "I spoke to her that morning and she said I'm going to be going for dialysis, and I said hey Barb, I'm going to try to drop by tonight or I'll talk to you later and that was it." It was January 31st, 2009 and it was the last time he spoke with her. Grimes was being transported home...

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City Slapped With Another Blizzageddon Wrongful Death Suit

Last month saw two wrongful death lawsuits against the city in regards to the December Blizzageddon and now we can add a third to the list. On the morning of Monday, December 27, 2010—the day after the worst of the blizzard—the son of Bed-Stuy resident Lillie Cockburn, 56, found his mother lying unconscious on the floor. He quickly got her back in bed and called 911, around 7 a.m., and waited for help. Nobody came. He tried again at 1 p.m. but again, no ambulance came. Finally a family member helped drive her to the hospital, it was too late....

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Hylla approves settlement of tow-truck wrongful death suit

2/24/2011 12:00 PM By Amelia Flood A woman's wrongful death suit filed over the deaths of her husband and infant son in a tow-truck accident is over. Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla entered the final approval of the confidential settlement between Jessica Legens, Regions Bank and all of the defendants in her 2008 suit on Feb. 15. Jessica Legens sued tow truck driver Mark Ikerman, his employer Mannheim Services Corporation, the owners of Sparky's Pub 397 and Mac & Mick's Sports Bar and Grill for damages in excess of $50,000. There was also a move to add punitive damages to the suit...

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Settlement reached in sexual harassment suit involving nightclub operator

By Steve Green (contact) Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 | 9:40 a.m. A settlement has been reached in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the N9NE Group at the Palms hotel-casino in Las Vegas, restaurateur Michael Morton and other officials who used to run the N9NE Group. Leslie Culler filed the suit in December in U.S. District Court for Nevada, charging she was wrongly fired as art director of the N9NE Group after complaining about the advances of male executives. Attorneys for Morton denied the allegations and a settlement was reached last week during a private "early neutral evaluation session" in the chambers of U.S. Magistrate...

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Family Sues Baseball Bat Maker Easton Over Boy’s Injury

Updated: Wednesday, 08 Dec 2010, 7:20 AM CST Published : Wednesday, 08 Dec 2010, 7:20 AM CST Sun-Times Media Wire The parents of an northwest suburban boy who suffered a brain injury and hearing loss was after being struck by a baseball hit off a metal bat last spring have sued the maker of the bat, calling it unreasonably dangerous. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago on Tuesday by Robert and Cheryl Schutter of Mokena, state heir son, 11-year-old Jake Schutter, was pitching in a game for the Mokena Blaze on May 5 in Hecht Park in Mokena. It was...

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Wrongful death suit: Round Lake Beach inmate died at Menard facility

By Beth Kramer Nov 23, 2010 Lawyers recently filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Ingram’s surviving family in Round Lake Beach, according to attorney Benjeman Nichols of Cavanagh Law Group in Chicago. Ingram died on June 26 while in custody at the Menard Correctional Facility, according to Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel. Ingram was taking psychotropic drugs, which have the tendency to raise a person’s core body temperature. The temperature high that day was 96 degrees and it was 91 degrees near Ingram’s cell, Dudenbostel said. link...

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Man convicted of stalking ESPN’s Erin Andrews sued by another woman

Local man convicted of stalking ESPN's Erin Andrews sued by another woman for allegedly similar activities By: Steve Daniels November 19, 2010 (Crain's) — Michael David Barrett, the former employee of Glenview-based Combined Insurance Co. of America who surreptitiously videotaped ESPN sports reporter Erin Andrews while she was dressing in her hotel room, is the subject of a new lawsuit by a former Combined employee who alleges he did the same thing to her. Jamie Brubaker, a Knoxville, Tenn., resident who was a saleswoman for Combined until a few months ago, filed suit Nov. 12 in federal court in Knoxville against Mr. Barrett,...

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