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Maricopa County Settles Jail Attack Lawsuit for Nearly $12 Million

PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has reached an $11.75 million settlement in a lawsuit involving a jail attack that seriously injured an inmate more than two years ago. The county’s Board of Supervisors approved the settlement for …

Judge Says New York City Doesn’t Protect Disabled in Emergencies

A judge cited disabled Superstorm Sandy victims stranded in high-rise towers to illustrate his conclusion that New York City violated laws designed to protect the disabled – about 11 percent of the city’s more than 8 million residents – as …

Jury in Virginia Hearing $20M Suit Against Botox Maker

A Fredericksburg man is suing the maker of the drug Botox for more than $20 million, claiming injections to relieve writer’s cramp in his right hand left him brain-damaged and totally disabled. A jury began hearing Douglas Ray Jr.’s lawsuit …