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Franklin County Settles Another Four Taser Complaints

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The Ohio Legal Rights Service, a state agency that claimed deputies were violating the constitutional rights of prisoners, filed the suit in 2010.
10:27AM
October
4, 2012

The settlements were tied to a federal class-action lawsuit that accuses Franklin County jailers of using excessive force with stun guns.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over CAT Tax On Gas Sales

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Beaver Excavating Company filed the suit, claiming taxes on gasoline can only go to road and bridge repair.
7:23AM
July
12, 2012

The suit heard by the Ohio Supreme Court was brought by excavators, truckers, builders and contractors. They argue taxes on gasoline can only go to road and bridge repair.

Settlement Filed In Panera Bread Race Bias Lawsuit

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Former manager of Panera Bread store settles lawsuit after alleging discrimination was at root of firing.
2:38PM
June
6, 2012

Former manager of Panera Bread store settles lawsuit after alleging discrimination was at root of firing.

Ohio To Cash In On Sketchers Settlement

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The settlement resolves claims that Sketchers exaggerated the benefits of its Shape-ups and other "rocker bottom" shoes.
7:46AM
May 17, 2012

The $50 million settlement resolves resolve claims that the shoe company overstated weight-loss benefits in advertisements for its “tone-up” shoes.

DeWine Sues California Company For Do Not Call Violations

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is suing CTI group for calling Ohio customers who were on the national do not call registry and for violating Ohio’s consumer laws.
5:57AM
May 15, 2012

A California Company is being sued by the State of Ohio for violating the “do not call” list.

Ohio Sues BP For Pension Losses After Deepwater Spill

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says BP falsely claimed to have adequate safety procedures in place before the 2010 oil spill.
5:59AM
April
20, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says state pensions lost tens of millions of dollars after BP falsely claimed to have adequate safety procedures in place before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Lawsuit Claims Salt Companies Bilked Ohio Out Of $50 Million

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says Cargill and Morton Salt colluded to increase the price Ohio paid for road salt.
8:03AM
March 22, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says Cargill and Morton Salt conspired to inflate salt prices.

Ohio Sues NY Bank For $16 MIllion

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed the suit on behalf of the state.
10:20AM
March 13, 2012

The suit from Attorney General Mike DeWine accuses The Bank of New York Mellon of fraud, deceptive trade practices and other misdeeds in the handling of the state’s retirement funds for police officers, firefighters and school employees.

Ohio Joins Lawsuit Over Birth Control Mandate

7:33AM
February
24, 2012

Ohio is joining six other states in filing a legal challenge to a mandate for church-owned institutions to offer insurance coverage for birth control.

Richland County Sheriff Threatens Lawsuit Over Budget Cuts

12:00AM
March
23, 2010

The Richland County Sheriff is threatening to sue county commissioners over budget cuts he says will force the lay-offs of 60 additional employees.