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Court: "Rum Fireball" Suit May Proceed Against Bacardi

Is Bacardi 151 dangerous? A New York woman certainly thinks so after a bartender's ill-fated fire trick caused the bottle to act like a "flamethrower" and give her second- and third-degree burns. Her suit against the overproofed rum's manufacturer, for … Continue reading

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Ohio Federal Judge Allows Say-on-Pay Lawsuit to Proceed

In a September 20, 2011 Opinion, Judge Timothy Black of the Southern District of Ohio ruled that a lawsuit brought against senior executives and directors of Cincinnati Bell, Inc. alleging a breach of fiduciary duty regarding compensation would be allowed … Continue reading

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Lawsuit for Unwanted Treatment Will Proceed

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a new case filed by a Colorado prisoner who was resuscitated against his wishes. The plaintiff in a similar case, also pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, has … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court allows Rumsfeld torture suit to proceed

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday that a torture suit against former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld [JURIST news archive] can proceed. Two American citizens brought a cause of action recognized … Continue reading

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Discipline to proceed despite pending criminal action involving the same event

Discipline to proceed despite pending criminal action involving the same event Matter of Mountain, ___ AD2 ___, {1982] From time to time an agency is faced with the question of what it should do when an employee has been given … Continue reading

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