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Detroit Sues Wrong Church In Effort To Collect Unpaid Bills

The leader of a small church on Detroit’s east side says the city mistakenly sued seeking $170,000 for an electric bill that’s owed by a church with a similar name.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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Lawyer Confident Court Will Rule In Favor Of Family Of Pregnant Woman Who Died In Crash

The attorney representing a family whose daughter was killed in a fiery car crash in November is confident that a lawsuit filed against Chrysler will end in their favor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2015

Jon Bieniewicz's widow, Kris Bieniewicz, addresses the court as she gives the last victim's impact statement and holds up a soccer "red flag." It was a "red card" which ejects a player from a soccer match that prompted Saad to deliver a fatal blow to Bieniewicz's face that took the popular soccer referee's life last year. (credit: Todd McInturf , The Detroit News -- used with permission)

Referee’s Widow Files $51 Million Lawsuit Against Player Who Killed Him, Soccer League

The figure represents $1 million for each of the 51 additional years that John Bieniewicz, 44, could have lived, according to the lawsuit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2015

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Jury Orders Chrysler To Pay $150M In Jeep Fire Death

A jury in Georgia has awarded $150 million to the family of a 4-year-old boy killed when a Jeep Grand Cherokee exploded into flames three years ago after being rear-ended.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2015

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Jury Rejects Michigan Man’s Heinz Ketchup Packet Patent Suit

A federal jury on Wednesday rejected a Michigan man’s claims that a condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets in 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2015

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Lawsuit That Showed GM Hid Ignition Switch Problem Settled

Brooke Melton, 29, died in a 2010 crash near Atlanta when the ignition switch of her Cobalt slipped out of the run position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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Dispute Over Detroit Public Schools Boilers Heats Up — Are Students In Danger?

Representatives of a local union say boilers in the Detroit Public Schools buildings are putting students and staff in danger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Detroit Lions Fans File Lawsuit, Say Police Unlawfully Target Ticket Resellers

One couple never sold their tickets, but were ticketed because “police unreasonably suspected that they may sell them.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Family Of Detroit Mosque Leader Shot 20 Times By FBI Agents Loses Appeal

The decision centers on a technical point: The court says a three-year deadline to sue was missed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2015

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