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Former quarterback Jim McMahon is part of the lawsuit. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Drugs

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

05/20/2014

Late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA: Paterno Family Sanctions Lawsuit ‘Ignores Reality’

Attorneys for the NCAA say a lawsuit by the family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn a $60 million fine and other university sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal is an attempt to “rewrite history” that “ignores reality.”

05/07/2014

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Red Light Camera Firm Settling NJ Lawsuit

Drivers busted by red light cameras in five New Jersey towns before August 2012 could get a partial refund of their tickets due to a proposed legal settlement.

05/02/2014

Former Philadelphia Eagle Hugh Douglas (credit: Ezra Shaw/ALLSPORT)

Ex-Girlfriend Sues Former Eagles Player Hugh Douglas

An ex-girlfriend of former NFL defensive end Hugh Douglas accused him in a new lawsuit of assaulting her multiple times, including an encounter at a Connecticut hotel last year that resulted in his arrest but no jail time.

04/29/2014

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Family Of Woman Killed In Ewing Gas Explosion Files Civil Lawsuit

There are new developments Friday regarding the deadly natural gas explosion in Ewing Township. The family of Linda Cerritelli, who was killed, has now filed a civil lawsuit against both PSE&G and contractor Henkels & McCoy.

04/25/2014

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NJ School Sued Over ‘Under God’ in Pledge

A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.

04/21/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Court Seeks To Examine Penn State-NCAA Agreement In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal

A Pennsylvania court wants to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into a consent agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.

04/09/2014

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier.  (credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Judge Affirms Delay Of Former Penn State President’s Defamation Lawsuit

The judge Tuesday denied Freeh’s motion for reconsideration of the Feb. 25 order granting Spanier’s request.

03/19/2014

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Judge Formally Dismisses NJ Student’s Lawsuit Against Her Parents

A judge has formally dismissed the lawsuit brought by a New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home.

03/18/2014

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Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Philadelphia School District Over Grooming Policy

A school police officer’s beard, his religious beliefs, and a grooming policy is the subject of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the School District of Philadelphia.

03/05/2014

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NJ Teen Suing Parents Won’t Get Immediate Support

A northern New Jersey honor student who has sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home had her initial request denied Tuesday by a judge who cautioned that the case could lead to a “potentially slippery slope” of claims by teenagers against their parents.

03/05/2014

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Suit Settled Over Tombstone That Injured Pa. Child

The Diocese of Scranton has settled a lawsuit with the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was hurt by a falling tombstone at an eastern Pennsylvania cemetery.

02/14/2014

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A-Rod Drops Lawsuit Against MLB, Bud Selig, MLBPA

The notices of dismissal in the two lawsuits were filed Friday in federal court in Manhattan.

02/07/2014

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Pa. Man Paralyzed By Tipped Toilet Gets $5 Million

A man left quadriplegic when his relatives tipped over a portable toilet has settled a Pennsylvania lawsuit against several parties for $5 million.

02/05/2014

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UPDATE: Lawyers For Injured Harness Racer Will Get Access To Harrah’s Philadelphia Track

Lawyers for a New Jersey man left incapacitated when he was thrown from his sulky during a harness race in Pennsylvania will be allowed on the property to inspect track conditions.

01/30/2014

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