Daily Archives: January 22, 2013 - 5 results


Monster Energy Offers Caffeine Math in Response to Report

Already under the microscope in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a teen who died after drinking two cans of its energy drink, Monster Beverage Corporation is taking a report by the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) personally.    DAWN Sounds the Alarm The DAWN report, issued Jan. 10 and titled “Update on Emergency Department Visits Involving Energy Drinks: A Continuing Public Health Concern,” says that “medical and behavioral consequences can result from excessive caffeine intake.” DAWN is a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Liga de Futbol para Jóvenes Demandada Por Actos de Entrenador Pederasta

Los padres de una niña que fue violada por su entrenador de futbol, cuando ella tenía 13 años de edad, están demandando a la liga local de futbol y a la organización nacional que la cobija por negligencia al no supervisar adecuadamente a dicho entrenador antes de permitirle tener acceso a niños. La demanda, presentada en el Condado de Santa Clara, en California, se presenta contra U.S. Youth Soccer y la California Youth Soccer Association-North, estableciendo que si tuvieran una …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Government Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
Chicago Cops Leave Woman in Criminal ‘Lion’s Den,’ Pay $22.5M

In the largest police misconduct case in Chicago history, the city will pay $22.5 million to settle a lawsuit by a woman who was raped and fell from a seventh-story window after officers left her in a high-crime area. Christina Eilman was a 21-year-old college student when she was arrested at Midway Airport in May of 2006 because she was acting strangely and violently. She was taken to a holding cell where she continued babbling incoherently and smearing menstrual blood …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Youth Soccer League Sued Over Molester Coach

The parents of a girl who was raped by her youth soccer coach when she was 13 are suing the local soccer league and its national umbrella organization for negligence in failing to adequately vet the coach before allowing him access to children. The lawsuit, filed in Santa Clara County, California, names U.S. Youth Soccer and the California Youth Soccer Association-North, claiming that if they had a policy of conducting background checks they would have discovered that coach Emanuele Fabrizio …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Marijuana by Aaron Kase  
Medical Pot Vendor Gets 10 Years In Federal Prison

A medical marijuana dispensary owner in California was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison this month for drug dealing, even though he wasn’t breaking any state laws. Aaron Sandusky, 43, operated three G3 Holistics stores in Southern California that provided medicinal marijuana for 17,000 patients. Drug Enforcement Agency operatives raided Sandusky’s shops in 2011 and arrested him on a number of federal manufacturing and distribution charges. Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996 and Sandusky was not …

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