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7 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

Seven retired National Football League players are appealing a recent settlement between the league and about 5,000 former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions suffered on the field, court records show.

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11 hrs ago | Ballot Access News

Pennsylvania Says it May Ask for Rehearing in Ballot Access Case, Asks Court for More Time to Decide

As already noted, on July 9, the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian Parties won a procedural victory in the Third Circuit in Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Aichele.

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15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Attorneys seek state Supreme Court review of Sutter data breach case

Plaintiffs' attorneys in a data theft class action against Sutter Health say they will petition for California Supreme Court review of the case dismissed by an appeals court Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sutter Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Courier News

Middlesex County puts immigration policy on iceMiddlesex County puts...

Middlesex County puts immigration policy on ice Advocates don't want jails holding suspected illegal immigrants Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rv2I03 A corrections officer in a sleeping quarter used for immigration detainees at the Middlesex County Correctional Facility in North Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Middlesex County, NJ, US News, Prison, North Brunswick, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

JD Supra

Insurers Say "Over My Dead Body" to Claims for Damage From Decomposition

Last April saw decisions handed down in Pennsylvania and Florida that addressed the ghoulish question of whether first-party policies cover property damage from a decomposing body, and the courts in both jurisdictions held that the answer in no.

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Related Topix: Lloyd's of London, Insurance, US News, OSHA

Phillymag.com

Theresa Santai-Gaffney Strikes Again, Filing an a oeEn Banca Motion With the Third Circuit Court

If at first you don't succeed, try, and try, and try, and try, and try again. Not a bad matra to live by-unless, of course, you're Theresa Santai-Gaffney, who seems to be stopping at nothing to make sure we lose our right to marry.

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Related Topix: US News, Samuel Alito

Erie Times News

Court upholds dismissal of long-running Millcreek schools suit

A federal appeals court has all but finished off a lawsuit that preoccupied top officials in the Millcreek Township School District for seven years.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Healthcare Law, US News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

O-R Online

Law firm pays county $10,000 in settlement of jail case

The Washington County commissioners often present or receive giant facsimile checks, but this week, a lawyer delivered the real thing to the tune of five figures.

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Related Topix: Prison, Washington County, PA, Washington, PA, US News

Bradenton.com

Manatee residents offer mixed responses to gay marriage ruling

After a judge in the Florida Keys ruled Thursday that the state's ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional, local residents had mixed reactions.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Manatee County, FL, Monroe County, FL, US News, Florida, Key West, FL

JD Supra

Third Circuit affirms dismissal of False Claims Act suit, citing contract ambiguity

Ambiguous contract terms are ordinarily a liability for government contractors, opening the possibility of misunderstandings, expensive disputes, and, potentially, unpaid additional work.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Law.com

Paxil Birth-Defect Mass Tort Set to Close in Philadelphia

The Paxil birth-defect litigation in Philadelphia, which once included about 1,000 cases, now has only two left in the city's court system.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, US News, Pennsylvania

The Citizens' Voice

Attorneys who challenged Hazleton's immigration law seek $2.8M in fees

ERIC CONOVER / TIMES-SHAMROCK Hazleton Mayor Joseph Yannuzzi said he will discuss how to answer the plaintiffs' petition for payment with Kris Kobach, the city's lead attorney on the case.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Supreme Court, Philadelphia, PA

WDIO

Court Upholds Conviction for Sawyer Co. 'Thrill Killing'

A state appeals court has upheld the homicide conviction of a man who stabbed a 93-year-old woman to death in northern Wisconsin.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

TheCourier.com

L-B to appeal Badertscher ruling

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Despite mounting legal bills, Liberty-Benton Schools is seeking to appeal a county judge's ruling that it fired a teacher without having good cause.

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Related Topix: US News, Kids, Family, Education Etc.

JD Supra

What is the Scope of the FTC's Authority When it Comes to Data...

What is the Scope of the FTC's Authority When it Comes to Data Security? Wyndham Asks Third Circuit to Consider In early July, Wyndham Hotels asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to decide whether the Federal Trade Commission has the authority to oversee corporate data security.

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The Wichita Eagle

Court KOs New Jersey bid to block ocean blasting

This July 11, 2014 aerial photo shows the coast of Barnegat Light, N.J., near where a plan to carry out seismic research on the ocean floor is being challenged by environmental and fishing groups.

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Patch.com

Third Circuit Court Rules Against N.J., Ocean 'Blasting' Can Proceed

The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that seismic blasting off New Jersey's coast can proceed, the environmental group Clean Ocean Action said.

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Related Topix: US News, Ocean County, NJ

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Patch.com

Third Circuit Court Rules Against N.J., Ocean 'Blasting' Can Proceed

The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that seismic blasting off New Jersey's coast can proceed, the environmental group Clean Ocean Action said.

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Related Topix: US News, Ocean County, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Court KOs New Jersey bid to block ocean blastingCourt KOs New Jersey...

A federal appeals court has cleared the path for seismic testing that will blast the ocean floor off Long Beach Island with loud noises as part of a climate change research project.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

On Top Magazine

Despite Supreme Court Denial, PA Clerk Vows To Keep Fighting Gay Marriage Ruling

Schuylkill County Register of Wills Theresa Santai-Gaffney has vowed to continue fighting a federal judge's ruling striking down Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage, despite being rebuffed by the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Schuylkill County, PA, US News

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