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Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

LAUSD Avoids Trial And Reaches $139M Settlement In Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday reached a settlement with more than 80 victims in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

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WeHo Woman Sues Apple After iPad Ignites

A West Hollywood woman is suing Apple after she suffered injuries when her iPad caught fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

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Chino Valley Unified School District Target Of Suit Over Prayer At Board Meetings

A local school district is the target of a lawsuit by the group Freedom from Religion, which claims that prayer during board meetings violates the First Amendment.

11/20/2014

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Torrance Drug Rehab Center Sued For Wrongful Death In Fatal DUI Case

The family of a Torrance man who was fatally struck by a car driven by a drunk substance-abuse counselor filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the woman’s employer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2014

Clinton Alford Jr. (center) is seen here in an undated photo. (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Alleges LAPD Officers Kicked Man Unconscious

A man who says Los Angeles police officers beat and kicked him unconscious has filed a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.

11/14/2014

Delorian Cole is battling her insurance company and a rare illness that causes her breasts to go rapidly. (credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Girl Battles Her Insurance Company, Rare Illness That Causes Her Breasts To Grow Rapidly

Delorian Cole is battling a rare, painful and public disease.

11/13/2014

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Caltech Professor Alleges Retaliation For Alerting Feds To Suspected Violations At JPL

The lawsuit filed by Dr. Sandra Troian alleges the physics professor faced retaliation for telling the FBI that she suspected illegal activities at the university-managed NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

11/13/2014

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McDonald’s Customer Arrested In ‘Bogus’ Coffee Burn Photos

Insurance officials say a Southland woman took online images of burn cases to bolster her claim that hot coffee spilled on her hand in a McDonald’s drive-thru.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2014

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Woman Says Glendale Pharmacist’s Mistake Led To Mother’s Death

“She was very feisty and full of life,” but Katheryn Barton said her mother’s life was cut short, the day after she turned 90, after she was given the wrong prescription medication.

11/07/2014

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Jury Sides With Brea Restaurant In ‘Senorita Night’ Discrimination Lawsuit

Jurors in Orange County have rejected a Southland man’s complaint that he faced sexual discrimination when a local Mexican food restaurant refused to offer him discount prices for “Senorita Night” events.

11/05/2014

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Lawsuit: Surgical Gowns Let Diseases Pass Through

A lawsuit says Kimberly-Clark Corp. falsely claimed its surgical gowns met the highest standards for protecting against Ebola and other infectious diseases.

10/30/2014

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Dozens Of New Lawsuits Filed In Counterfeit Surgical Screws Case

Attorneys alerted the public Friday against a dangerous ongoing fraud scheme that has involved counterfeit screws implanted in patients spines.

CBS Los Angeles–10/17/2014

(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.

10/14/2014

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Judge Tells State To Fix Problems At Jefferson High School

California education officials must get involved in fixing a slew of scheduling and class-assignment problems that have unconstitutionally deprived students at an L.A. high school of weeks of valuable learning time this fall, a judge ruled Wednesday.

10/08/2014

Authorities said Gerardo Hernandez, 39, of Porter Ranch, is the first TSA officer killed in the line of duty in the agency’s 12-year history. (credit: CBS)

Family Of TSA Agent Gunned Down At LAX Files $25M Suit

The widow and children of a Transportation Security Administration agent killed by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport are suing for $25 million.

10/08/2014

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