Stories tagged: lawsuit
Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
A student is suing Washington State University, claiming the university’s alleged negligence and violation of federal law resulted in a failure to protect her from a hostile campus environment in …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Three women who worked with Charlie Rose filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Friday against CBS News and the television journalist.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Nicki Minaj is getting a lot of attention for the new T-shirts she’s selling, featuring a pair of breasts in the design. But it’s not the kind of attention one …
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
A class-action lawsuit was filed this week on behalf of Hanford workers who lost pension benefits under a failed economic development program.
Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
California and 16 other states – including Washington – sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over its plans to scrap standards on vehicle greenhouse gas emissions, which help set gas …
Mon., April 30, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a defamation lawsuit against a former Wynn Las Vegas salon director over claims attributed to the man in media reports about sexual misconduct …
Mon., April 30, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
The porn actress alleging an affair with President Donald Trump is escalating her legal fight, suing the president for defamation.
Thu., April 26, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
Months after reporting the alleged sexual assault to Canadian police — and to her longtime employer, SkyWest Airlines — Morgan said she’s tired of living and working in fear. The …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart.
Wed., April 4, 2018, 1:33 p.m.
‘Stranger Things’ creators respond to lawsuit alleging they stole the idea for the hit sci-fi series
The Duffer brothers have denied accusations that they stole the idea for their hit Netflix series from a short film by director Charlie Kessler, who has filed suit against them.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
It looks like “Game Over” for actress Lindsay Lohan in her state court fight against a software company for using what she claims is a likeness of her in a …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 1:55 p.m.
Three Facebook Messenger app users have filed a lawsuit claiming the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of their phone calls and text messages.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
Leaders of Orange County, California, voted Tuesday to join a Trump administration lawsuit against the state over its law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
Organizations suing to eliminate the first national marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean have gotten the OK to proceed with a suit designed to reopen the area to commercial fishing, …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
All seven judges from the Benton-Franklin County Superior Court have sued the Franklin County court clerk, alleging he has failed to follow a court rule to keep paper files of …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
A federal lawsuit filed against Pabst Brewing Co. says it falsely implies that its Olympia bear products are made with artesian spring water in Tumwater, Wash., when, in fact, the …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 1:43 p.m.
Microsoft has defended its handling of gender-discrimination complaints, and said it fired about 20 people last year after sexual-harassment investigations.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Female Microsoft workers file 118 gender-bias complaints in 7 years; firm finds only 1 was ‘founded,’ lawsuit plaintiffs say
Female Microsoft employees in technical roles filed 118 complaints of gender discrimination with the company between 2010 and 2016, according to court documents. Microsoft’s internal investigation unit concluded just one …
Sat., March 10, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
A nun who was involved in a lawsuit with pop star Katy Perry over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles died Friday after collapsing during a court appearance.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Two companies with large presences in Spokane face lawsuits from women who allege sexual harassment by male bosses.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has resolved a copyright infringement lawsuit that accused a Missouri woman of misusing the character to sell hate-promoting oil paintings.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
The civil trial has begun for an Oregon teenager who is suing her father and a lawn mower manufacturer after she lost her left leg when she was a toddler.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
The state of Oregon has sued Nevada gambling mogul Steve Wynn and the board of directors of Wynn Resorts Ltd. for allegedly failing to act in the best interests of …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
A 28-year-old man who says he still has scars on his forehead two years after an adult dancer threw a beer glass at him has filed a lawsuit against her …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Lawyers for a New York man who bought Costco’s Kirkland Signature Wild Alaskan Fish Oil have sued the company and manufacturer Trident Seafoods.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry Nassar’s abusive conduct was allowed to …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
An immigrant rights group alleged Monday that a Montana judge acted illegally when he asked a deputy to take away from his court a Mexican-born man who was later detained …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Young immigrants who say their work permits were unfairly revoked by the Trump administration planned to make their case in a California courtroom Monday for a chance to have them …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:42 a.m.
The American Civil Liberties Union accused the U.S. government on Monday of unlawfully separating a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter by holding them in different immigration facilities, two time …