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50 Cent Files For Bankruptcy Protection After Losing Lawsuit

Curtis Jackson III, aka 50 Cent, filed for federal bankruptcy protection days after a jury ordered him to pay $5 million in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.

07/13/2015

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Doctors Found Liable In Heart Attack Death

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut jury has found two Bridgeport cardiologists liable for a Shelton man’s death and ordered them to pay his widow more than $2.4 million. The Connecticut Post reports  the Bridgeport […]

06/26/2015

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Wallingford Faces Lawsuit Over Tree Removal

A group of Wallingford residents is suing the town and its Public Works Director over his decision to remove 29 pear trees along North Main Street.

05/07/2015

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Businessman Sues Police In Employee Check Thefts

The owner of a West Hartford fitness club has sued the town and two police officers who he says declined to arrest an employee after she admitted stealing checks from his business.

04/28/2015

Honorees Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 21, 2015 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Video-Leak Lawsuit Can Proceed

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

04/23/2015

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$55K Settlement Reached in Civil Rights Lawsuit

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP)  Officials have reached a $55,000 settlement in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a New Haven woman against the town of East Haven and eight police officers. The American Civil Liberties […]

04/23/2015

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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

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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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