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Damage from Sandy in West Islip, Long Island (credit: Harrison Knowles via Facebook)

Fast Approaching Insurance Deadline Could Trigger Flood Of Lawsuits From Sandy Victims

An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.

10/22/2013

Students Evacuate Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, December 14, 2012 (Photo by Shannon Hicks/Newtown Bee)

Conn Attorney General George Jepson Says State Isn’t Liable For Harm Caused By Newtown Shooting

Jepson said families and children affected “deserve a thoughtful and deliberate examination” of the tragedy and appropriate public policy responses. But he said the Claims Commissioner’s office isn’t the appropriate venue.

01/01/2013

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Yellow Cab Owners Sue Over New Passenger Plan For Livery Cabs

Owners of New York City’s signature yellow cabs sued Wednesday over plans to let livery cars pick up passengers on the street outside the heart of Manhattan, turning to a court on the eve of an expected vote to put the proposal in action.

04/18/2012

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9/11 Workers Face Deadline For Settlement

Thousands of 9/11 responders suing NYC over their exposure to toxic WTC dust have until Monday to decide whether to join a legal settlement that could pay them as much as $815 million.

11/07/2010