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News stories tagged with "lawsuit"

NY man sues doc, saying his appendix was left in

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) A New York investment banker had only one appendix. But he says two surgeons reported taking it out, in operations 14 months apart.

William McCormack is suing the first hospital, Lawrence Medical Center in Bronxville, and the surgeon, Dr. Michael Kerin.  Go to full article
Her superiors did know that he was engaging in conduct that is clearly sexual harassment, and Detective Cote has not been disciplined.

Attorney for Sheriff's deputy describes alleged harassment on the job in $50 million suit

A female Sheriff's deputy has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Jefferson County department, over racy photos she says were taken of her as part of an online pedophile investigation. The lawsuit is about to proceed to the next phase, and the deputy and her lawyer are calling for an independent investigation. Joanna Richards has more.  Go to full article

Hacketts tries to regain footing amidst lawsuits

It's been an up-and-down week for an embattled North Country retail chain. Hacketts reopened its store in Massena this week. Its parent company finished paying off a $5 million debt. But new lawsuits against the company have emerged, including one from the family that is the retailers' namesake. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

New York DEC sides with environmentalists in Adirondack Club and Resort lawsuit

The state of New York is siding with environmentalists in a lawsuit filed against the town of Tupper Lake. The suit challenges the town's rezoning of more than 6,000 acres of forestland surrounding the proposed Adirondack Club and Resort. Jacob Resneck has details.  Go to full article

Burke wind farm probe will continue

A state Supreme Court judge has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at challenging a grand jury's investigation into wind farms in northern Franklin County. Franklin County's district attorney is probing alleged conflicts-of-interest between town officials and wind companies. Jacob Resneck reports.  Go to full article

Mohawks sue over casino ruling

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is suing the federal government over its decision against a Mohawk casino in the Catskills. The Department of the Interior ruled earlier this month that the site is too far from the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation near Massena. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Kinney Drugs Sues Developer Over Walgreens

A North Country-grown drug store chain is suing a long-time ally and developer. The lawsuit claims the man gave away Kinney's confidential information to Walgreens, the nation's biggest drug store chain. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Walmart Foes Sue Potsdam Over Supercenter

Potsdam town officials say they're not surprised by a lawsuit against a planned Walmart Supercenter on Route 11. Opponents of the project sued the company and the town in state Supreme Court yesterday. The Potsdam planning board last month approved an application for Walmart to build a 188,000 square foot store. The lawsuit alleges the town failed to enforce its zoning laws. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Clarkson University Settles with Former Hockey Coach

Last year, a popular coach at Clarkson University was fired over a controversial incident with a student. Former Hockey coach, Mark Morris was let go after he and a Clarkson player got into a physical confrontation on the ice. Yesterday a settlement was reached between the university and Morris that will put an end to a trial and multi-million dollar lawsuit he filed. Jody Tosti has more.  Go to full article

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