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  • October 12, 2017

    John Ramsey, father of JonBenét Ramsey, who was murdered in her Boulder home on Christmas Day 1996, has filed a $350 million lawsuit against CBS and assorted individuals associated with The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey, a 2016 docuseries in which a panel of experts concluded that Burke Ramsey, JonBenét’s brother, killed his sister with a blow…

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  • July 13, 2017

    Two proposed plaintiff classes have been certified in a federal lawsuit against DIRECTV over allegations the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) and related rules promulgated by the Federal Communications Commission by making unwanted telemarketing phone calls to consumers. The case is Cordoba v. DirecTV LLC, No. 1:15-CV-3755-MHC, filed in the United States…

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  • March 20, 2017

    CBS has formally asked a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of Burke Ramsey over a 2016 docuseries in which a team of analysts concluded that , in their Boulder home on Christmas Day 1996. In response, Ramsey family attorney Lin Wood summarily rejects the arguments made by CBS and Dr. Werner Spitz, a participant in the docuseries…

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  • March 08, 2017

    A new lawsuit involving the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey has made its way to Detroit. It’s still an unsolved mystery that has captivated the country for years. Now the brother of Jon Benet is suing a forensic expert and CBS over a recent documentary – and the case is being heard right here in Detroit. Burke Ramsey, 30, is suing local…

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  • December 28, 2016

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  • The brother of JonBenét Ramsey has filed a lawsuit seeking $750 million against CBS Corp., saying the broadcast company produced a fraudulent documentary that slandered him by accusing him of striking and killing his sister with a flashlight in 1996. Burke Ramsey’s lawsuit was filed Wednesday in 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County, Mich., by Atlanta attorney…

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  • December 15, 2016

    L. Lin Wood, a lawyer for the Ramsey family, had previously told PEOPLE the lawsuit he’d be filing on Burke’s behalf “would be very detailed in setting forth the gross inaccuracies relied upon and broadcast by CBS. We’re not going to pull any punches.”

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  • December 07, 2016

    Thus far, Burke Ramsey, brother of JonBenét Ramsey, who was murdered in her Boulder home on December 25, 1996, nearly twenty years ago, hasn’t filed a promised lawsuit against CBS for a docuseries that essentially accused him of murder. But his attorney is shrugging off a dismissal motion from an expert on the program who’s already been sued and says the…

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  • October 10, 2016

    Last week, Burke Ramsey, older brother of JonBenét Ramsey, who was murdered in her Boulder home on Christmas Day 1996, sued Dr. Werner Spitz, a Michigan-based forensic pathologist, for $150 million. The focus of the complaint was Dr. Spitz’s assertion in a CBS Detroit interview flowing from the network docuseries The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey that Burke killed his sister nearly twenty years…

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  • October 07, 2016

    Burke Ramsey is suing Dr. Werner Spitz, one of the investigators from CBS’s recent JonBenét Ramsey documentary special, for defamation. According to court papers obtained by Business Insider, Burke is suing Spitz for stating that Burke killed his younger sister, JonBenét, during a radio interview with CBS Detroit — not for his participation in the televised CBS special.

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  • September 22, 2016

    On Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga talks with L. Lin Wood, the attorney for the Ramsey family, regarding the potential defamation lawsuit against CBS. The station’s two-part special on the murder of JonBenét Ramsey implicated her brother Burke as a prime suspect.

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  • On Sunday and Monday, CBS aired a two-part documentary, The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey, re-investigating the unsolved 1996 murder of the child beauty queen. In the program, a team of investigators posited that Ramsey was killed by her brother, Burke, then aged nine. In the wake of this dramatic conclusion, Ramsey family lawyer L. Lin…

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  • July 12, 2016

    Television psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Phil McGraw may be a bona fide celebrity, but his public figure status does not give tabloids carte blanche to smear him in print in order to sell newspapers, McGraw says in a $250 million lawsuit against the publisher of The National Enquirer and The Star. Atlanta libel attorney…

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  • July 11, 2016

    TV shrink Dr. Phil has launched a $250 million lawsuit against the company behind the National Enquirer, claiming it has published more than 80 false stories about him and his wife over a 13-year period ‘Enough is enough, it’s time for them to own up.’ Dr. Phil told Daily Mail Online in an exclusive interview….

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  • July 07, 2016

    Episode 139: Lin Wood – One Of The Greatest Trial Lawyers In The World Lin Wood has more than 38 years of experience as a trial lawyer focusing on civil litigation, representing individuals and corporations as plaintiffs or defendants in tort and business cases involving claims of significant damage, including False Claims Act cases. Mr….

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  • June 20, 2016

    Florida officials told NBC News that authorities are now investigating how Orlando shooter Omar Mateen passed his psychological test to become a security guard, after the doctor whose name appears on his application said she never evaluated him. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the state agency responsible for issuing gun permits, approved…

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  • June 17, 2016

    The Snowmass Village woman named in a state of Florida record as having administered a psychological exam to the man who shot 49 people to death in Orlando has hired an attorney who says that record is false. The name of Carol Nudelman, a retired psychologist from Miami whose last name is now Blumberg, appears…

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  • June 16, 2016

    An ownership dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and traveling Bible is one step closer to trial. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney declined to rule Thursday in the dispute over the two items that has effectively pitted King’s two sons against his daughter. That means the case will…

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  • June 07, 2016

    A libel suit against CNN stemming from its investigation of child deaths following cardiac surgery at a Florida hospital could turn into a battle over statistics. Attorneys for the former CEO of St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, say a faulty statistical analysis by CNN tainted its investigation titled “Secret Deaths: CNN…

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  • Armed with a court order, a champion Tennessee Walking Horse barred from horse show competitions by government inspectors since 2013 last weekend entered—and won first place—in the Columbia Tennessee Spring Jubilee championship stakes, his owners’ lawyer said. Honors, widely known as “the Secretariat of Tennessee Walking Horses,” was “like Muhammad Ali,” said Atlanta attorney Lin…

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  • May 27, 2016

    The Georgia owners of a champion Tennessee Walking Horse disqualified from several major competitions are preparing the horse for future shows armed with a new ruling from a federal judge in Gainesville. U.S. District Judge Richard Story on Wednesday granted a preliminary injunction to Keith and Dan McSwain, the owners of Honors, known widely as…

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  • February 05, 2016

    Trial lawyer L. Lin Wood has given $1 million to his alma mater, Mercer University law school. The school has started the L. Lin Wood Fund for the Enhancement of Mercer Law School, and it is naming its mock courtroom after Wood. The naming ceremony will be Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. “Mercer Law School…

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  • May 27, 2015

    A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation, and lawyers for both sides said Wednesday they hope for a lasting resolution to issues that have long divided the civil rights icon’s heirs. The three surviving King children — Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King…

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  • May 06, 2015

    DaVita HealthCare Partners, based in Denver, Colorado, has announced that it will pay $495 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit. The company is accused of defrauding the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs of millions of dollars. The Denver Post reports that this is DaVita’s third whistleblower lawsuit since 2012, and the company’s payments now approach $1 billion.

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  • May 05, 2015

    The nation’s largest kidney dialysis company has set aside $495 million, including $45 million for legal fees and costs, to settle an Atlanta whistleblower case, according to a report the company made Monday to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  

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