Stories tagged: lawsuit
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
Days after Facebook’s stock suffered the largest drop in Wall Street history, a shareholder sued the company accusing the social media network of making misleading statements about its user numbers …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
The founder of Papa John’s pizza is suing for access to the company’s books and records after he resigned this month amid reports he used a racial slur during a …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho in federal court over new abortion reporting requirements that critics say are unconstitutional and …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
The city of Spokane is suing the owner of the recently-destroyed Shogun Restaurant, accusing him of operating a storage facility next door that has been used as a drug den, …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:50 a.m.
A former pharmacist for a Boise hospital has filed a lawsuit alleging she was subject to racist and sexist harassment by multiple employees before being wrongfully terminated after just five …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A class action lawsuit has been filed in federal court, urging Idaho school districts to stop charging students fees.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
It isn’t yet clear why Spokane Valley-based Zaycon Foods LLC suspended its operations late last month, leaving customers feeling duped. But a legal fight stretching back more than a year …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has joined the ranks of governmental organizations filing lawsuits against large pharmaceutical companies.
Sun., July 1, 2018
A federal lawsuit filed in Minnesota alleges Hormel Foods Corp. and other companies colluded to inflate consumer pork prices on such popular products as Ball Park Franks, Spam and Nathan’s …
Mon., June 25, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Immigrant rights activists in Seattle are suing the Trump administration, saying it is unnecessarily prolonging the separation of asylum-seeking immigrants from their children.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 9 a.m.
Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his credit cards, transferring money from an account and slandering …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
An obscure-sounding legal battle between two of the biggest farm-machinery makers is highlighting a race to automate farm work.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Attorneys who brought a
Mon., June 18, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
The University of Washington has settled a lawsuit with the UW College Republicans club over $17,000 in security fees the university planned to charge the club for holding
Thu., June 14, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign, New York’s attorney general said Wednesday as she sued the charity, …
Thu., June 14, 2018, 11:13 a.m.
Three attorneys contend that each of the named city officials be fined and that the city bear their legal costs, but the lawsuit doesn’t ask that the council’s vote to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 2:48 p.m.
Lawyers for a group of women suing Microsoft for gender discrimination faced tough questions from a federal judge in Seattle on Monday about whether their clients — and the thousands …
Mon., June 11, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
The Tri-City Herald reports Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant, in an appeal filed Friday, asks the state’s highest court to review whether seven Superior Court judges violated due process in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
In a novel case that could have national implications, the Washington state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sued a county sheriff’s office to force it to provide opiate-withdrawal …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
An Idaho utility has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contending the agency failed to act on a request by the state of Idaho to modify water …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
Walmart sued its former chief tax officer for violating her employment agreement by defecting to online rival Amazon.com, the latest broadside in the slugfest between the two retail giants.
Wed., June 6, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
An attorney representing a group of bikini baristas and a coffee chain owner in a lawsuit challenging the city of Everett over its dress code ordinances is seeking to leave …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
The widow of a northern Idaho man killed by Bonner County sheriff’s deputies last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the department.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
A developmentally disabled Missouri man was forced to fight another man for the “amusement” of people who ran the private care home where he lived and was left to die …
Wed., May 30, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Iowa’s new voter identification law violates the state constitution and will make it harder for some people to cast a ballot, plaintiffs alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
The University of Washington’s Center for Human Rights has settled its
Tue., May 29, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
Millions of Illinois Facebook users are being notified that they could be involved in a lawsuit over the social media giant’s use of its facial tagging feature.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
The promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie has told a judge that a lawsuit from the makers of “Sesame Street” could be devastating for the film’s August release.