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LAWSUIT

JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 20, 2013
Evacuees, residents to sue for ¥1 in neglected aid
Fukushima residents and evacuees plan to sue the government for ¥1 each over its failure to enforce a law to support those affected by the nuclear crisis sparked by the March 2011 natural disasters, their lawyer said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 16, 2013
Japanese investors sue asset manager in U.S. court
Japanese investors filed a class-action lawsuit seeking damages from Las Vegas-based asset manager MRI International Inc. on July 5, according to U.S. court documents.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 27, 2013
Gifu man, 71, sues NHK for distress over its excess use of foreign words
A Gifu Prefecture man is suing NHK for mental distress allegedly caused by the broadcaster's excessive use of foreign words.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 31, 2013
Widow in farmer suicide sues Tepco
A Filipino woman whose Japanese husband committed suicide after his dairy farming business was decimated by the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster is suing Tokyo Electric Power Co. for about ¥126 million.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 20, 2013
Doctor sued for misreporting fetal defect test result
The parents of a dead boy who had Down syndrome have sued an obstetrician in Hokkaido who mistakenly diagnosed an amniotic fluid test as "normal," people involved in the case said Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 16, 2013
Kin of expressway tunnel collapse victims sue operator
A group of parents filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking ¥890 million in damages from Central Nippon Expressway Co., operator of a tunnel that collapsed in December and killed nine people.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 10, 2013
Lawsuit over 1945 Tokyo firebombing terminated by Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit against the government that demanded an apology and damages over the U.S. firebombing of Tokyo, which claimed tens of thousands of lives in 1945, the top court said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 30, 2013
Government told to pay ¥65 million over GSDF private's death during combat drill
The Sapporo District Court ordered the government Friday to pay some ¥65 million in damages to the parents of a Ground Self-Defense Force soldier who died from a blow to the head in a combat drill in November 2006.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 14, 2013
Mazda temp-staff practice ruled illegal
The Yamaguchi District Court rules that Mazda Motor Corp.'s temp-staff employment practice is illegal and recognized regular employee status for 13 former displaced temp staff workers
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 19, 2013
DPJ chief Kaieda sued in Tokyo for allegedly misleading investors
Thirty investors filed a suit Monday seeking around ¥610 million in damages from Democratic Party of Japan President Banri Kaieda for his alleged misleading investment advice that led them to heavy losses.

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