Tag Archive: litigation

Aug 04

Holding Politicians Accountable

Remember that raise PA legislators gave themselves? Well, Operation Clean Sweep Pennsylvania isn't the only group torqued by it. Common Cause Pennsylvania wants in on the butt-kicking. "A citizens lobby called Common Cause/Pennsylvania is considering a wide range of options, including a lawsuit and two pieces of legislation, to fight the pay raise that state …

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Jan 06

Nail 'Em to the Wall

Justice! Judge awards $1 billion in spam lawsuit A federal judge has awarded an Internet service provider more than $1 billion in what is believed to be the largest judgment ever against spammers.

Oct 25

When Pigs Fly

Crushed flier wins obesity payout “Virgin Atlantic has paid a woman passenger ?13,000 (US$20,289) compensation, after she was squashed by an obese person who sat next to her on a transatlantic flight.”

Jun 03

We Actually Won a Case?!?

Nurse fired over ‘morning-after’ pill wins case A federal jury ordered a Riverside County public health clinic to pay $47,000 to a nurse who was fired for refusing to dispense ”morning-after” contraceptives. The nurse, Michelle Diaz, said that dispensing the pills would violate her religious beliefs. The jury found that the clinic had violated her …

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