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Judge OKs Settlement In Class-Action Lawsuit Against LA Jail Deputies

A federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.

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Lawsuit Alleges Deputies Fatally Beat L.A. County Jail Inmate

The mother of a Los Angeles County jail inmate has filed a $25 million lawsuit alleging guards fatally beat her son and then tried to cover up the attack.

04/15/2015

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Mischa Barton Sues Mother Over Lost Earnings

Mischa Barton has sued her mother, claiming she has stolen money earned during her acting career.

04/07/2015

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Elite LA County Prosecutor Sued For Alleged Sex Harassment

A lawsuit alleges that the former head of an elite Los Angeles County prosecution unit sexually harassed two women employees and denied them good assignments for refusing to accept his advances.

04/02/2015

Attorneys for NFL linebacker Dwight Freeney (pictured) announced the filing of the lawsuit against Bank of America in downtown L.A. (CBS)

NFL Linebacker Alleges Bank Of America ‘Aided & Abetted’ $20M Fraud Scheme

Attorneys for one of the NFL’s highest-paid defensive players announced a lawsuit Tuesday alleging Bank of America “aided and abetted” a fraud scheme that cost him $20 million.

03/31/2015

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Woman Who Sued Kaiser Over Lost Leg Awarded $28.2M

An L.A. jury has awarded $28.2 million to a woman who said treatment delays by Kaiser Permanent doctors cost her a leg.

03/26/2015

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Brentwood Teacher Accused Of Making Racist Remarks Returns To School

Steve Carmine is accused of saying 18-year-old Michael Brown “got what he deserved” when he was shot and killed by a police officer.

03/26/2015

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Lawsuit Demands Malibu Schools Remove Contaminated Caulk

Parents and teachers at a California school district where celebrities including Cindy Crawford have removed their children over fears about PCBs filed a lawsuit Monday demanding all caulk containing elevated levels of the contaminant be removed.

03/23/2015

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2 LAPD Officers Awarded $4M After Alleging Department Discrimination, Retaliation

The jury awarded $1.9 million to 34-year-old Officer George Diego Thursday and over $2 million to 35-year-old Officer Allan Corrales.

03/20/2015

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Former Mount St. Mary’s Employee Says He Was Fired For Dancing With Student Of Different Race

A man removed from his job at Mount St. Mary’s University is suing the women’s college, saying he was fired for dancing with a student of another race.

03/20/2015

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Court Rules Man Can Sue LAPD In Framing Of Him For Mom’s Murder

A Los Angeles Times investigation a decade ago called into question much of the evidence in Bruce Lisker’s trial.

03/20/2015

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Lawsuit Alleges Wineries Failed To Warn Consumers Of Arsenic-Tainted Wine

A proposed class action lawsuit alleges consumers face a serious health threat from dozens of California wineries due to extremely elevated levels of poisonous inorganic arsenic.

03/19/2015

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Parent Sues LAUSD After Teacher Reportedly Used Racially Charged Comments In Class

The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”

03/19/2015

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Justin Bieber’s Former Neighbor Sues, Claiming Assault

Justin Bieber’s former neighbor claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the pop singer spit in his face and terrorized his family with loud parties, drug use and aggressive driving.

03/19/2015

Jerry Payne remains in critical condition after he was set on fire outside a Long Beach 7-Eleven. (credit: the Payne family)

Family Of Victim Burned To Death By Homeless Man Drops Lawsuit Against City Of Long Beach

The family of a 63-year-old man that was killed by a homeless man abandoned their lawsuit against the City of Long Beach on Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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