LOS ANGELES – A jury is unable to decide if plaintiff Carolyn Weirick's long-term use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her to develop mesothelioma, an incurable fatal lung cancer.
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Lead paint amicus: Slumlords rewarded, low-income tenants stiffed if public nuisance decision stands
SACRAMENTO - As the Supreme Court of California considers whether to review a ruling that holds major paint companies responsible for remediating lead paint across the state, it will weigh several amicus letters filed by community and business organizations that also request a different outcome in the case.
The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC), a Florida-based nonprofit that aims to protect the rights of U.S. inmates, has filed a lawsuit in a federal court against the Los Angeles County Jail, alleging the facility has been withholding criminal justice magazines and court documents from inmates.