Stories tagged: lawsuit
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
Russian officials move to shut Navalny’s foundation
Russia’s Justice Ministry said Monday it has filed a lawsuit to shut down a company used by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that is being used to finance his political campaigning.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Group files lawsuit to protect rare plant
A group of Oregon conservationists are suing the U.S. Forest Service for reauthorizing livestock grazing on grasslands within the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 7:48 p.m.
Ford sued in federal court over claims of diesel emissions cheating
Another lawsuit over diesel emissions was filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. This case, filed by a group of Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty owners, alleges Ford cheated …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Marshal who arrested teacher was sued for excessive force
Waving signs heralding free speech and chanting “Stand by Deyshia,” about 100 people gathered in a light rain Thursday to rally to support Deyshia Hargrave – the Louisiana teacher ejected …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change
New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 7:59 a.m.
Trump lawyer sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russia dossier
The longtime personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has filed a defamation lawsuit against BuzzFeed for publishing an unverified dossier of allegations about Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
Salmon farm sues after state cancels its lease
Cooke Aquaculture Pacific is appealing after Washington state canceled a lease for one of its farmed salmon operations in Port Angeles.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Suit to stop federal agency wolf killings in Idaho rejected
A federal court has rejected a lawsuit by conservation groups contending a federal agency needed to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Southwest agrees to pay $15 million over collusion claims
Southwest Airlines will pay $15 million to settle class-action lawsuits that accuse the four biggest U.S. carriers of conspiring to boost prices by holding down the supply of tickets for …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Gov. Cuomo: State will sue to block federal tax overhaul
New York state will take Washington to court to challenge the new Republican tax overhaul, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, calling the new law an unconstitutional assault on states’ …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Manafort sues Mueller, Justice Department over Russia probe
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department on Wednesday, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he …
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Organization files lawsuit against Greitens over use of app
An organization that advocates for open government is asking a judge to bar Gov. Eric Greitens and his staff from using an app that deletes messages after they’re read, claiming …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Everett’s opioid lawsuit joined to other cases out of state
The city of Everett likely will face a longer, slower path as it attempts to prove that the maker of the powerful pain medication OxyContin chased profits while knowingly supplying …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Seattle settles lawsuit over abuse claims against ex-mayor
The City of Seattle has settled a lawsuit filed by a man whose sexual abuse claims effectively ended the political career of former Mayor Ed Murray.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Candidate for John Conyers’ seat sues Gov. Snyder over special election date
A candidate who wants to replace U.S. Rep. John Conyers in Congress has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, alleging the 11-month delay in holding a special …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
Lawsuit claims Montana school failed to protect student from teacher
The parents of a former student have filed a federal lawsuit against a western Montana school district, claiming school officials did not protect their daughter from being sexually harassed and …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Fun-Tastic responds to lawsuit over Ferris wheel fall
The company being sued after three people fell from a Ferris wheel in Port Townsend has responded to the federal lawsuit, denying any negligence or liability.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Democrat Jones officially declared winner over Roy Moore
Democrat Doug Jones’ historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the winner of the special Senate election, despite Moore’s last-minute lawsuit …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Inmate’s lawsuit says he was denied proper medical care
An Idaho inmate has filed a lawsuit against the state’s prison health care contractor contending he was denied adequate medical care.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Cities sue Defense Department over gun-check system failures
Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Suit seeks $70M in Montana diocese assets for abuse victims
Representatives of sex abuse victims are suing a Roman Catholic diocese in Montana as part of a bankruptcy action to ensure church assets are available for those abused by church …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
In ‘defense of science,’ researchers sue EPA over move to overhaul advisory boards
A group of the Environmental Protection Agency’s current and former advisory board members sued the agency Thursday over Administrator Scott Pruitt’s controversial decision to bar scientists who receive agency grants …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
FCC proposes $13.4M fine for TV-station owner Sinclair
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a $13.4 million fine on TV-station owner Sinclair for not identifying paid programming as advertising.
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
U.S. appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban
A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday refused the Trump administration’s request to put a hold on a requirement that it allow transgender people to enlist …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Washington AG sues company that owns Value Village
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Wednesday filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a company that owns Value Village, saying the company has deceived thousands of Washington consumers and donors …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Jury rules for Arpaio in lawsuit by senator’s son, ex-wife
An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a civil trial for bringing a since-dismissed criminal case against one of Sen. Jeff …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Trial delayed again in lawsuit involving Hanford vapors
Trial in a federal court lawsuit over chemical vapors on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been delayed again.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands
The company that operates 300 Value Village, Savers and other thrift stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia is suing Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, saying his office has …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics
The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it’s suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Washington, Amazon sue company over seller training programs
Washington’s attorney general and Amazon.com are going after a Massachusetts company for what they say are fraudulent “training” programs for people selling on the online retailer’s website.