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Justice Dept. Lawsuit: Police Fitness Tests Discriminate Against Women

The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women.

07/30/2014

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Federal Judge Dismisses GOP Senator’s Obamacare Lawsuit, Saying He Had No Grounds To Sue

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator’s lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.

07/22/2014

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Johns Hopkins Hospital to Pay $190 Million After Gynecologist Taped Pelvic Exams

The agreement is one of the largest settlements on record in the U.S. involving sexual misconduct by a physician.

07/21/2014

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States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

Two attorneys general from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.

07/18/2014

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Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart for N.J. Crash That Killed 1

Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over last month’s highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

07/12/2014

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Ex-NFL Players: Concussion Settlement ‘Lousy Deal’

Seven retired NFL players are objecting to a proposed settlement of concussion claims, calling it a “lousy deal” for ex-players whose symptoms don’t qualify them for compensation.

07/03/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Against Baltimore Church in Crash That Killed 5

The family of one of five Baltimore men killed in a southern Illinois van crash in August is suing the church that organized the cross-country trip.

06/27/2014

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NFL Agrees to Remove $675 Million Cap on Concussion Damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

06/25/2014

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Jury Rejects D.C. Police Discrimination Case

A jury has rejected the race and sex discrimination allegations of a former D.C. police commander who filed a lawsuit against the city.

06/23/2014

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Md. County Pays Attorneys’ Fees in Court Case

Montgomery County has paid just under $375,000 in attorneys’ fees and court costs to a group that brought a lawsuit challenging a county ordinance that affected anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers.

06/18/2014

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