Now, if a procedure went awry, someone did get sued
. But in the case of these "listening surgeons," it was not them.
the owners for mental anguish and insurers paid out pounds 280,000.
None of his patients has sued
him in the 18 years he's been practicing medicine, a remarkable record for a doctor in a busy practice and particularly so for one in his specialty.
Meanwhile, the florist, Beau Strittman, retracted his comments about the payoffs, telling the AP, "I just said it as a joking statement." CBS spokesman Kevin Tedesco said the network could not comment on the segment because several jurors have sued
CBS for libel over the broadcast.
And when corporations settle cross-border cases in the United States, they seek agreements that preclude them from being sued
again by the same plaintiffs in a Latin American court.
The Department of Labor sued
the individual plan administrator, the 401 (k) plan and the sponsor organization alleging they failed to inform employees when they switched guaranteed income contract (GIC) companies and misled participants by continuing to use the old company's enrollment forms.
* McPhilemy sued
The Sunday Express in 1994 for accusing him of deceiving Channel 4 about the threats to his life in 1991, and of filing a false affidavit on the subject.
ETOILE LIMOUSINES: The car firm, its bosses - including Nils Siegel, left - and insurers face being sued
by all parties over the death crash
"There's nothing worse than having the sheriff ringing your doorbell and serving you with papers," says Harvey Johnson of Augusta, Georgia, who was sued
by a man injured in an automobile accident where his 18-year-old son was the driver.
The institute sued
the Department of Justice for the return of the T.
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo and First Interstate Bank in Los Angeles recently were sued
by two non-profit groups, Consumer Union and Consumer Action, over their $5 late fee on credit-card accounts.
State and local governmental entities can generally be sued
in State court for violations of State law to the extent that sovereign immunity has been waived by that State.