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Judge to hear status of Flight 3407 crash suits

BUFFALO — Lawyers for passengers killed aboard Continental Connection Flight 3407 outside Buffalo will be back in court, along with attorneys for the airlines they're suing. They'll update U.S. District Judge William Skretny on Wednesday on the status ...

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Same-sex weddings continue as opponents sue over law

NIAGARA FALLS — Opponents of New York's gay marriage law filed the first lawsuit challenging the measure, an anticipated salvo that came Monday as dozens of same-sex couples exchanged vows in a group ceremony overlooking Niagara Falls a day after the first gay weddings.

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Key decision expected in plane crash lawsuits

BUFFALO — Families suing over the 2009 crash of Flight 3407 near Buffalo are awaiting an important ruling. Federal Judge William Skretny has told lawyers he'll let them know Monday about the key issue of punitive damages. Those are damages meant to punish companies and deter future wrongdoing.

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New suits filed over Zimmer NexGen knee replacements

About two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the country alleging that Zimmer NexGen knee replacements are defective and the company failed to warn that they have a high rate of failure requiring additional revision surgery.

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Lawsuits filed over defective hip implants

Seven Rochester-area residents filed suit in U.S. district court on Wednesday alleging they were injured by defective hip replacement implants. The suit was filed against hip implant manufacturer, DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson.

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