Stories tagged: lawsuit
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.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
A civil rights group sued Motel 6 on Tuesday, alleging it discriminated against some Latino customers at two locations in Phoenix by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright …
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.