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Friday, June 24, 2011

School bus crash 128

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The Suffolk Country School Board has agreed to an undisclosed settlement in a lawsuit stemming from a school bus crash in January The suit was filed by the mother of one of the students on the bus who suffered neck and back injuries in the crash. The suit accused the bus driver of “failure to maintain a proper lookout, failure to keep his vehicle under proper control and failure to keep a safe distance.” San Diego personal injury attorney Hattie Brown Garrow, Virginian Pilot

Panera Bread Co. Lawsuit 142

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Panera Bread Co. has reached a $5.75 million settlement in a lawsuit over allegedly misleading investors about the success of the company’s Crispani The lawsuit claimed that between 2005 and 2007, Panera Bread officials made false and misleading statements about Crispani, artificially inflating Panera’s stock. Officials also failed to report that the product was a drag on sales and gave misleading growth projections. The Crispani product was discontinued in 2008. San Diego personal injury attorney Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post Dispatch 02/23/2011

Disneyland lawsuit 141

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A group of Disneyland employees have filed a lawsuit against their employer over ID cards that are embedded with their Social Security numbers that can be read by smart The suit is seeking class-action status and accuses Disney of “invasion of privacy and violations of the California Constitution and business code.” San Diego personal injury attorney Wire Report , San Francisco Chronicle 02/22/2011

Friday, June 17, 2011

Implant medical malfunction 98

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A group of Rochester, New York, residents have filed a lawsuit against DePuy Orthopaedics over faulty hip The plaintiffs claimed they suffered injuries after having the implants put in and have to have additional surgeries. The company failed to adequately test the product before putting it out on the market, the suit alleges. The implants were recalled in 2010. San Diego personal injury attorney Tiffany Lankes, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 03/05/2011

Dallas man beaten by police 96

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A Dallas man has filed a lawsuit against the city police department after being beaten during a traffic stop, an incident the man claims was racially The plaintiff claims in his suit that his civil rights were violated during the stop in January where he was kicked by officers, handcuffed and sprayed with pepper spray. The lawsuit is seeking unspecified damages. San Diego personal injury attorney Wire Report, Houston Chronicle 03/04/2011

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Attorney case fee 402

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Pellegrino v Robert Half Internat. Inc., 182 Cal.App.4th 278(2010) (4/3) Wage-and-hour case [1] fees properly awarded where P prevailed on combined Labor Code and B&PC § 17200 claims, where claims largely intertwined, but also proper to reduce lodestar by 15% to reflect portion of fees due to separable 17200 claim. [2] 1.75 multiplier proper in view of complexity & novelty, lawyer skill, contingent fee arrangement,and extent litigation precluded lawyers' accepting other work. [3] Error to apply multiplier to attorney fee motion in that these multiplier factors are lacking. San Diego personal injury attorney.