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CRUMMINS POWER(LESS)?

EEOC Challenges Overbroad Medical Releases In Lawsuit Against Cummins Power Company Violated Two Federal Laws by Making Invasive and Irrelevant Inquiries Through Its Medical Releases, Federal Agency ...
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SCHOOLING COLLEGEAMERICA

CollegeAmerica Sued by EEOC For Age Discrimination and Retaliation Former Campus Director Forced to Surrender Right to File Discrimination Charges, Federal Agency Says CollegeAmerica, a private ...
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A BEAUTIFUL MIND

In an e-mail to the partners at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, attorney Gregory Berry proclaimed: "After working here for several months now it has become clear that I have as much ...
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LIKE PULLING TEETH?

Because she was suffering from an excruciating toothache, Donna Przespo sought the help of dentist Michael Garvey. After diagnosing an infection, Garvey extracted a couple of teeth. But since that ...
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P.S.

After Salvatore Sciortino left his camper with Public Storage, he later learned his vehicle had been vandalized and sued to recover $5,000 in damages. When the Nassau County District Court found the ...
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UNSETTLED SCORE

After he was physically attacked by several of his fellow co-workers, James Wolfgeorge filed a personal-injury case against William Ambrister, Delta Funding Corporation, and others. When the Bronx ...
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A SHAREHOLDER CLASH

In Cheng v. Young, Show Lain Cheng, her ex-husband Ko-Cheng Cheng, Alan Young, and Nicholas Guzzone were each 25% shareholders in a corporation which owned real property. But in 1986, only Ko-Cheng, ...
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AN AEROBIC NIGHTMARE?

In Rigney v. Ichabod Crane Central School District, Michele Rigney sued Ichabod Crane Central School District for injuries suffered during a step aerobics class offered by the school's adult education ...
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SIGN RIGHT HERE!

In Blakney v. Leathers, after Nashon Blakney was injured in a car accident, his lawyer negotiated a settlement with GEICO Insurance Company for $35,000 and forwarded a stipulation of discontinuance ...
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THERE WAS NO RELEASING HER

In Lodhi v Stewart's Shops Corp. , Ziaunnisa Lodhi sued Stewart's Shops Corp. after she was injured in one of the company's stores. Although her attorney initially negotiated a $5,000 settlement, ...
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NOT SPEAKING ENGLISH AIN'T UNDERSTANDABLE

In Garcia v. Konkul, Jose Garcia sued Jakub Konkul for property damage and personal injuries suffered in a car accident. Before the case was brought, Garcia entered into an agreement releasing Konkul ...
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NO SMOOTH SAILING HERE

In Boateng v. Motorcycle Safety School, Christina Boateng sued Motorcycle Safety School (MSS) for injuries she sustained while enrolled in a motorcycle riding course. Apparently, at the time she ...
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TANNING TRIGGERS GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY?

In Oliver v. Tanning Bed, Inc. , after spending 18 minutes in one of Tanning Bed's beds, Sandra Oliver "suffered second degree burns over 65% of her body." She later required two hospital visits, ...
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MARATHONER COULDN'T KEEP UP WITH AD2

In Brookner v. New York Roadrunners Club, Inc., Larry Brookner was injured while running the 2004 ING New York City Marathon. Before the event, Brookner signed a release form wherein he relinquished ...
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OH SNAP!

In Connolly v. Peninsula Group, The Peninsula Spa was sued after Glenn Connolly was injured while receiving personal-training instruction. "Cardoso," the personal trainer, was aware of Connolly's ...
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SHOOTING PANTIES WILL GET YOU ARRESTED

On June 12, 2003, then Governor George Pataki, signed a piece of legislation known as " Stephanie's Law " -- a statute which criminalizes certain forms of surveillance. In New York State, ...
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PLEASE RELEASE ME ...

"Releases" afford people who have been sued (or threatened with a lawsuit) a form of "closure." These documents usually seek to ensure that once a claim is resolved, and all the ...
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YOU MEAN MY POSTS AREN'T ANONYMOUS?

Many believe that their identities will be kept confidential when they post "anonymous" comments online. But, that isn't always the case, as former Teaneck, New Jersey, Councilmember Michael ...
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CITY'S DRUG SCREENING AIN'T UNCONSTITUTIONAL

In Jennings v. Leon, a job applicant sued the Kings County Hospital Center, (NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.), and others, alleging that he been wrongfully denied employment on the basis of two ...
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WHAT'S YOUR DEAD BODY WORTH?

According to a decision released last week by New York State's highest court, your body parts aren't worth much, particularly after you're dead. In Colavito v. New York Organ Donor Network, Inc., the ...
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BIGGER AIN'T ALWAYS BETTER

You've seen these ads. They arrive via e-mail or can be found in some popular magazines and read something like this: If the size of your penis torments you, we have the solution...[o]ur specialized ...
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RESTAURANT'S CONSENT FORM: NOT WELL DONE!

Just a few days ago, I met a client at relatively upscale-hotel restaurant for lunch. After being comfortably seated, the server proceeded to take our orders. My client gave the menu a quick glance ...
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