Stories tagged: lawsuit
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 …
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
A judge overseeing a class-action lawsuit over the quality of health care in Arizona’s prisons will hold hearings this week to determine whether to fine the state for falling short …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley has sued Missouri’s athletic director for slander after he suggested she wanted fans to spit and use racial slurs against his players. The …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sued President Donald Trump on Thursday, arguing that the Republican administration’s decision to end special protections shielding them from deportation was racially motivated.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
The city of Everett, Washington, has filed an appeal after a federal judge ruled in favor of bikini baristas, who sued the city over new dress code ordinances that ban …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a major case alleging the manufacturer damaged natural resources and contaminated groundwater by disposing of chemicals …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
The Mount Vernon School District has settled a lawsuit that claims it violated Washington state public records laws.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Environmental activists are suing Washington state, the latest state-level effort to boost use of renewable energy.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
L.L. Bean Inc. is facing a breach of warranty lawsuit after changing its decades-old lifetime warranty, in what may be the first of many claims over the now-dead policy.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
A judge awarded $6.7 million Monday to graffiti artists who sued after dozens of spray paintings were destroyed on the walls of dilapidated warehouse buildings torn down to make room …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
New York’s attorney general said Monday that executives at Harvey Weinstein’s movie studio enabled and covered up dozens of sexual misconduct allegations against the Hollywood mogul and that any sale …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
The family of Danny Jones, a 40-year-old man shot and killed inside his truck outside the Salvation Army housing complex on Indiana Avenue following a road rage incident in August …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
Eleven Democratic state attorneys general on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump’s administration over its decision to delay implementation of an Obama-era rule that would have expanded the number of wetlands …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
The families of six Americans kidnapped and killed in Colombia during the 1990s by the terrorist organization known as FARC are seeking potentially tens of millions of dollars in damages …
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A bicyclist is suing the city of Portland for $566,000 after he hit a pair of concrete islands on his way home from the World Naked Bike Ride, causing him …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
U.S. wildlife managers failed to adopt a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf that would protect against illegal killings and the consequences of inbreeding, according to lawsuits filed …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
Lower Yakima Valley cattle ranchers have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defense for nearly $15 million for damage to their land and livelihood after a 2016 wildfire.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
New Jersey and Connecticut are joining New York in planning to sue Washington over the Republican-led federal tax overhaul, the Democratic governors of the three states announced Friday.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
It still won’t make her smile, but Grumpy Cat has won some scratch.