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Suit: Man Rendered Impotent After NY Jail Doctors Ignored 6-Day Erection

A former inmate at the Manhattan Detention Complex claims in a lawsuit that damage sustained to his penis from a six-day erection that went untreated while he was in custody has left him permanently impotent. Rodney Cotton had been taking Risperdal—an antidepressant that is known to cause painful and prolonged erections known as priapism.

Cotton, who was locked up after a parole violation in 2011, told DNAinfo that he saw two doctors who both simply gave him Tylenol and ice packs before he was taken to Bellevue Hospital and given surgery, four days after he initially made a complaint. One of the doctors is also being sued for allegedly telling another inmate to throw part of his severed finger in the trash, rather than attempting to preserve it.

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Yahoo! Sued For Spying Over Emails And Privacy Violation

A judge in California made a ruling against Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), and opened up a path for lawsuits against the company on the grounds of …

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‘Blurred Lines’ Case: Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Must Pay Marvin Gaye’s Family Millions

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A jury has sided with the family of Marvin Gaye, determining that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied parts of Gaye’s song “Got to Give It Up” for their hit, “Blurred Lines.”

The jury awarded the late Gaye’s family approximately $7.4 million in damages. Williams will pay about $1.6 million and Thicke will pay about $1.77 million.

The jury ruled Clifford Harris, the rapper known as T.I. who performed on “Blurred Lines” and received a co-songwriting credit, did not infringe on the Gaye copyright.

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