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CASINO SPOILS

While at a casino, Frank M. was hit by a pane of glass that fell off a video slot machine. Two years later, Frank sued IGT, the machine’s manufacturer, for negligently designing the device. And ...
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COUNCILMAN FAILED TO FILE DISCOSURE REPORTS

A.G. Schneiderman And Chief Enforcement Counsel Sugarman Announce The Arraignment Of Niagara Falls City Councilman For Failure To File Campaign Finance Reports During His 2015 Candidacy In Niagara ...
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DISREPECTED HONEST GOVERNMENT

U.S. Attorney Bharara Teaches the State a Civics Lesson Ross Sandler The stunning 79-page federal complaint and arrest of Joseph Percoco and seven others by United States Attorney Preet Bharara ...
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CHEMTRUSION'S INTRUSION ON MEDICAL INFO

Chemtrusion Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination in Hiring Manufacturing Services Co., Screened Out Applicants After Medical Examinations Without Any Individualized Assessment, Federal Agency ...
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FLOWERY FALL

After she fell in front of Bangert’s Flowers store, Tanya B. filed a personal injury lawsuit against the shop, and the property’s owner. When Bangert’s sought to have the case ...
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NO DENYING YOU'RE A LAWYER

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion 1097 (5/26/2016) Topic: Non-legal employment; misrepresentation of lawyer’s professional status. Digest: If a lawyer is ...
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NO USING THE WORD 'ORIENTAL'

Meng Legislation to Remove the Term "Oriental" from Federal Law Included in Senate's Bipartisan Energy Bill The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to include a provision authored by Senator ...
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THEY WANT MORE TRANSPARENCY

PUBLIC PENSION LEADERS CALL ON SEC TO STRENGTHEN DISCLOSURE OF PRIVATE EQUITY EXPENSES TO LIMITED PARTNERS Treasurers and Comptrollers Push for Enhanced Transparency from Private Equity Managers A ...
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THIS IS HARRY REID'S NEVADA?

Justice Department Sues Nevada Housing Provider for Discriminating Against Families with Children The Justice Department recently filed a lawsuit against the owners of rental properties in Carson ...
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NOISE FROM ABOVE

Dr. Arturo C., disturbed by the noise which emanated from his upstairs neighbor’s apartment, asked that a judge direct Alan and Candace K. to temporarily remove their bed and carpet in order to ...
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SHOW HIM THE MONEY, AETNA

DiNapoli Calls on Aetna to Disclose Corporate Political Spending New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today urged Aetna Inc. to report the corporate funds it spends on political campaigns and ...
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MAKING FINANCIAL ADVISORS MORE TRANSPARENT

COMPTROLLER STRINGER URGES NEW STATE DISCLOSURE LAW TO PROTECT CONSUMERS Up to $17 billion in lost retirement savings each year to hidden fees & conflicted advice Supports expansion of fiduciary ...
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WHO YOU GIVING MONEY TO?

DiNapoli: Five Major Companies Adopt Pension Fund's Call for Transparency on Political Contributions New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli recently announced that five major companies in ...
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CHIPPING AWAY @ H&R BLOCK

DiNapoli: Majority of H&R Block Shareholders Want Disclosure of Company's Political Spending Last week, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that a majority of voting ...
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NOTHING CAN BRING HIS FATHER BACK

JUDGE ORDERS WHITE PLAINS POLICE TO RELEASE REPORT ON SHOOTING OF RETIRED MARINE Randolph M. McLaughlin & Debra S. Cohen On Tuesday, United States District Judge Cathy Seibel ordered the release ...
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A.G. GETS FRACKING DISCLOSURES

A.G. Schneiderman Reaches Agreement With Natural Gas Developers To Increase Disclosure Of Fracking Risks To Investors Anadarko Petroleum And EOG Resources Commit To Disclosing More Information On ...
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NO SELLING RECALLED VEHICLES

SCHUMER URGES FTC TO CRACK DOWN ON USED-CAR DEALERS WHO CAN SELL CARS UNDER SAFETY RECALL TO UNWITTING CUSTOMERS Schumer Letter Comes as Consumer Group Submits Petition to FTC Alleging CarMax is ...
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LET THE EXPERTS SPEAK

Practice and Procedure ALJ denies pre-trial motions to preclude expert testimony and reports. In a complaint brought by the City Commission on Human Rights against several store owners, ALJ John B. ...
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SPOILER ALERT!

Colette M. sued Equinox Holdings after she fell off a treadmill at one of its Manhattan locations. Interestingly, the company removed the equipment Colette had been using and refused--within the ...
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THE MAIL DIDN'T FAIL?

Claiming it was the true owner of certain real property, Van Sharma, Inc. sued George A. Chamberlain based on a "constructive trust" theory. (Van Sharma also wanted certain monies returned ...
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CURTAIN FALLS ON GEORGIA PACIFIC

In an asbestos litigation dispute, Georgia-Pacific wanted to classify several studies--which the company had funded to aid in the defense of the litigation--as "privileged" and thus not ...
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DOLLAR'S DOPEY DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

Dollar General Stores to Pay $47,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Muncie Store Failed to Accommodate and Then Demoted Employee Because of His Dyslexia, Federal Agency Charged ...
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FACEBOOK FACE-OFF

Ellwood Realty wanted access to Milliely Nieves "Facebook" account after the youngster sued to recover damages for her physical and psychological injuries. (Milliely claimed to suffer from, ...
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AN EDUCATION FOR CAREER EDUCATION

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Groundbreaking $10.25 Million Dollar Settlement With For-Profit Education Company That Inflated Job Placement Rates To Attract Students Agreement Goes Above And Beyond ...
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THE SKY IS FALLING!

After her bathroom ceiling collapsed -- injuring her neck, back and right knee -- "M.C." sued her landlord, but refused to answer questions or release her medical records on the grounds that ...
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