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Infogroup Lawsuit Against DatabaseUSA Heads to Trial
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 7:16 pm

Contrary to erroneous published reports claiming Infogroup has lost its federal lawsuit against DatabaseUSA and its affiliated companies, the case will head to discovery phase and [News Source]

Lawsuit against former celebrity police chief to be heard in Stark County
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 7:11 pm

A high-profile civil lawsuit — involving sexual harassment allegations against the former Brimfield Township police chief in Portage County — has landed in Stark County Common Pleas Court. The former chief, David A. Oliver, achieved notoriety via Facebook for his blunt and comedic takes on police work. [News Source]

Ex-Freddie Mac executives settle SEC fraud lawsuit
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 3:45 pm

Former Freddie Mac Chief Executive Officer Richard Syron and two other executives have agreed to settle a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accusing them of misleading investors ahead of the 2008 financial crisis. The settlement was unusual, allowing the three executives to continue to deny wrongdoing. The agreement, approved by U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan, came as ... [News Source]

Anthem subsidiaries face Missouri lawsuit over data breach
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 3:27 pm

A Missouri lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses three insurance agencies of failing to safeguard sensitive consumer data from hackers who recently breached health insurer Anthem Inc.'s computer ... [News Source]

AEP investor settles Chesapeake lawsuit targeting ex-CEO
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 3:11 pm

Energy & Minerals Group, a major investor in new oil and gas ventures launched by former Chesapeake Energy Corp CEO Aubrey McClendon, said on Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit alleging the oil executive stole his former employer's trade secrets. In its claim filed in Oklahoma County District Court, Chesapeake alleged that before McClendon left the company, he "misappropriated highly sensitive ... [News Source]

Court halts proceedings in Puerto Rico gay marriage lawsuit
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 2:17 pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a Puerto Rico law defining marriage as between a man and a woman has been put on hold pending a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed over Walgreen-Boots Alliance merger claims
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 10:30 am

A lawsuit filed last week by a pension fund holding a stake in Walgreen Boots Alliance ( WBA -0.1% ) contends the company misled investors over the benefits of the Walgreen-Boots Alliance merger. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed against Pennridge, Faith Christian in case involving sexual relationship between coach, student
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 8:28 am

A federal court lawsuit has been filed against the Pennridge School District, Faith Christian Academy in Sellersville, administrators at both schools and Eric Romig, the former coach who was sentenced last year to 3.5 to 7 years in jail after admitting to having had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old Pennridge student in 2013. [News Source]

Contra Costa Sheriff's union drops lawsuit alleging threats from supervisors
Monday April 13th 2015, 7:12 pm

With little prospect of prevailing in court, the Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff's Association agreed to drop its lawsuit accusing two supervisors of threatening retribution over the union's effort to overturn a pay raise the supervisors had voted themselves. [News Source]

Illinois group says concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football
Monday April 13th 2015, 4:52 pm

The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit has asked an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, arguing that if it prevails, it could kill football programs statewide. In its 16-page motion filed in Cook County Circuit Court, the Illinois High School Association, or IHSA, says it and its 800 member schools have been proactive about improving head-injury ... [News Source]