Archive for March 17, 2008

Insurance Company Hit with Multimillion-Dollar Verdict

A Los Angeles County judge has ordered one of California's largest health insurers to pay $9 million to a woman whose health policy was cancelled while she was undergoing treatment for cancer.

Former Pastor Ordered to Pay $1.4 Million in Securities Fraud Case

A former pastor from Colorado Springs has been ordered to pay $1.4 million and serve 15 years' probation for his role in a scam that defrauded investors of more than $12 million.

Pet Owners Fight Legislation Banning Breeds

A proposed ban in Minnesota on five canine breeds is being met with opposition by many pet owners who believe that dog owners are responsible for the behavior of their dogs.

Mother Files Lawsuit Alleging Paxil Responsible for Daughter's Birth Defect

The mother of a child born with a hole in her heart has filed suit against the drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline, alleging that the antidepressant Paxil was responsible for her daughter’s birth defect.