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Connecticut Diocese To Pay $1.1M To Settle Priest Abuse Case

A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit alleging a woman was repeatedly molested by a now-deceased priest beginning when she was 3 years old.

03/23/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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Gun Maker Gets Newtown Lawsuit Moved To Federal Court

Gun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding.

01/22/2015

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Wrestlers “Skull Von Krush,” “Adam Mercer” Sue WWE

By MARYCLAIRE DALE,  Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of ignoring concussions they say left them with serious brain injuries. The men have filed a lawsuit in federal court […]

01/20/2015

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Insurer Sued Over HIV Patient Privacy

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their […]

12/22/2014

A man who claimed he was sexually abused by a scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Connecticut Jury Awards $7 Million In Scouts Abuse Case

A man who claimed he was sexually abused by a New Fairfield scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America.

12/15/2014

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Federal Oversight Extended

By DAVE COLLINS   Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford officials and plaintiffs in a 1969 civil rights lawsuit against city police have agreed to extend federal oversight of the police department for another two […]

11/16/2014

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Worker Who Posed Nude Sues, Says Harassment Forced Him Out Of Job

A company that helps businesses handle personnel issues denies it forced one if its Connecticut employees out of his job after it was discovered he’d posed nude in Playgirl magazine.

11/03/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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