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Archives : 2009 : December

Alaska lawsuit uncovers $2.8 billion worth of pension miscalculations

December 30th, 2009
Ford Workers Hold Protest Outside Their Union

New York Times: The Alaska Retirement Management Board sued Mercer, a human resources consulting firm for miscalculating the amounts that two of the state’s retirement plans needed to set aside for health care and pension benefits.

Florida couple’s Chinese drywall case heads to court

December 28th, 2009

Miami Herald: One of the first lawsuits filed over faulty Chinese drywall is headed to trial in federal court.

Melissa and Jason Harrell of Homestead, Florida filed a lawsuit against South Kendall Construction, Palm Holdings, Keys Gate Realty and Banner Supply in March 2009.

Jury awards BP workers $100 million in lawsuit

December 22nd, 2009
Iraq Signs Contracts With Foreign Oil Companies

Associated Press: Jury awards BP workers $100 million in lawsuit

A federal jury Friday awarded more than $100 million to 10 workers who claimed they were injured in 2007 when a toxic substance was released at BP PLC’s Texas City plant.