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Jury returns $144 million verdict for girl injured at birth

According to plaintiff’s attorney Geoffrey N. Fieger, Dr. Andrew Jay Halperin should have known that Kimberly VanSlembrouck’s baby was going to be too big to risk a vaginal birth, and he should have called for a Caesarean section. Last week, ...

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Voice recognition test suit settled for $80,000

Ingham County, Mich. has agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former employee who sued the county clerk saying she was wrongly accused of making a phone call implying an extramarital affair.

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Defense scores win in FLSA case

In terms of employee classification, does an IRS determination letter trump the Fair Labor Standards Act in a jury’s eyes? That’s the issue Karl P. Numinen was up against in fighting claims that three independent contractors who worked for his ...

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