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from: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100119/ap_on_bi_ge/us_weight_watchers_lawsuit

EW YORK – Weight Watchers International is suing rival weight-loss company Jenny Craig over ads it says are misleading and deceptive.

Weight Watchers, based in New York, says in the suit that Jenny Craig is running ads that refer to a study comparing Weight Watchers current weight-loss program and Jenny Craig’s pre-packaged meals system.

But Weight Watchers says no such study has been done and the claims in the ads are not supported by fact or science.

The lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court in New York City. It asks for an injunction and damages along with a ban of the ads.

A call to Jenny Craig Inc., based in Carlsbad, Calif., was not immediately returned.

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From http://www.queerty.com:

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In Livingston, who ruined Sex and the City for nearly a season by playing whiny Jack Berger, is suing an anonymous Wikipedia authorwho keeps updating Livingston’s stub to say he’s not only A Gay, but A Gay who is dating someone named Lee Dennison. (more…)

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From FoxNews.com and the Daily News:

 

NEW YORK —  A man from the Bronx is suing New York City after emergency workers tossed his ear, which was ripped off by his son’s bull terrier, in the trash, the New York Daily News reported.

The lawsuit filed in Bronx Supreme Court says emergency services workers placed the large chunk of the upper ear that had been ripped off of Eduardo Garcia, 67, on ice, but threw it in the garbage after arriving at Montefiore Medical Center.

“Now he’s got a deformity,” Garcia’s lawyer, Andrew Friedman, told the Daily News. “They deprived him of an opportunity to have treatment.”

Hospital records say the ear was thrown out because there was a “potential risk of contamination or infection” if it was reattached.

Friedman argues that Garcia should have been given the option to rebuild his ear, but was left with 22 stitches, two staples and a life without a lobe.

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