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July 14, 2010

Arab Bank hit with judicial sanctions by U.S. District Court in terrorism aid lawsuit

On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, U.S. District Court Judge Nina Gershon issued a court order in the Arab Bank lawsuit stating that the jury "will be instructed that, based on the defendant's failure to produce documents, it may, but is not required to, infer that the defendant provided financial services to organizations designated by the United States as Foreign Terrorist Organizations, and to individuals affiliated with the FTOs."

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July 9, 2010

New Apollo, Parks nuclear operations lawsuits filed

Motley Rice environmental lawyers have filed additional nuclear contamination lawsuits in federal court in Pittsburgh, PA alleging that emissions from two former nuclear fuel processing plants in Armstrong County, PA have caused personal injury, property damage and wrongful death. The defendants in the case are Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group and Atlantic Richfield Company.

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July 5, 2010

BP preparing for legal battles involving Gulf oil spill

According to an article featured in Politics Daily by reporter David Sessions, BP initially presented volunteers, fishermen and other workers with waivers, hoping they would sign away some of their rights to sue. Given the increasing number of lawsuits, however, the oil giant has now begun to gather a team of advisors and legal experts to help them manage the impending legal battles that could potentially endure for decades.

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