Stories tagged: lawsuit
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Washington State Patrol agrees to pay veteran employees $13 million in back wages
The agreement settles a class action lawsuit in which patrol employees alleged they were not given credit for their military service in hiring and promotion decisions as required by state …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Court: Otter can intervene in arguments over grocery tax repeal veto
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s petition to intervene in the lawsuit challenging his veto of the grocery tax repeal bill was granted Friday by the Idaho Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Judge sanctions lawyer of man who accused mayor of sex abuse
A judge on Thursday sanctioned the lawyer for the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting him when he was a teenager for “flagrant” violations of ethical …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Otter files to intervene in grocery tax case, defend his veto of repeal bill
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter filed to intervene Wednesday in a lawsuit in which his veto of a grocery tax repeal bill is being challenged by state lawmakers, saying it’s both …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Groups sue to keep drilling ban in Arctic, Atlantic waters
Environmental and Alaska Native groups sued Wednesday to overturn an executive order by President Donald Trump that could lead to expanded petroleum drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Fourth man accuses Seattle mayor of sex abuse
A fourth man is accusing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of paying him for sex when the man was a teenager.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 5 p.m.
Men file sex abuse lawsuit against Boy Scouts, Mormon church
Five men who say they were sexually abused as kids while in the Boy Scouts of America are suing the organization and the Mormon church because they say both groups …
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Idaho Supreme Court reinstates ACLU lawsuit challenging public defense system
The Idaho Supreme Court says a lawsuit over Idaho’s troubled public defense system can move forward against all the defendants except one: Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. The high court’s ruling, …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
More lawsuits aimed at Fox News – this time for race discrimination
The alleged exploits of some of Fox News’ most prominent male powerhouses has cast the conservative TV company as a hostile work environment for women in the last year and, …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Tribes sue Coast Guard over tanker traffic’s risk to orcas
The Tulalip and Suquamish tribes are suing the Coast Guard, alleging a failure to protect endangered orcas from the risk of oil spills associated with tanker traffic in the Strait …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Johnny Depp’s former managers call him ‘habitual liar’
Depp sued the Management Group in January for more than $25 million, charging fraud and negligence. The Management Group countersued, saying Depp spent lavishly on homes, private jets, art and …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Idaho court orders fixes to grocery tax veto lawsuit, or it’ll be dismissed
The Idaho Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday morning in the challenge by 30 state lawmakers to Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of the grocery tax repeal bill, ordering procedural problems …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Oregon prison doctor hit with another sex abuse lawsuit
Three women have filed a federal lawsuit alleging they were sexually abused by a doctor while incarcerated at the state women’s prison.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Patient files malpractice lawsuit claiming she fell from Holy Family operating table during surgery
A woman who claims she fell from an operating table while unconscious during surgery is suing Providence Holy Family Hospital and two doctors for medical malpractice.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Railway, medical examiner in fight over video of man’s death
BNSF Railway is asking a judge to prevent the Pierce County Medical Examiner from obtaining video showing the moments before a man was killed by a train, citing privacy concerns.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Lawyer: Doctor dragged from United flight plans to file lawsuit
A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express flight says it’s too late for the airline’s CEO to apologize face-to-face and that his client intends …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Judge blocks sound engineer’s release of Prince music; one song remains for sale online
George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006, and made at least one recording – called “Deliverance” – available Wednesday for online sales. Prince’s estate and Paisley …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Gold Star father Khizr Khan decries travel ban in legal brief
The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq has filed an amicus brief supporting a federal judge’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Family of girl hit by SUV while trying to catch school bus sues driver and Mead School District
The family of a young girl hit by an SUV while walking to her school bus stop on Pine Glen Road in June is suing the driver and the Mead …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Pundit Tomi Lahren allowed back on Facebook page - with one condition
Commentator Tomi Lahren won a small victory Monday as a Dallas County judge ordered Glenn Beck and his conservative media firm TheBlaze to let her post to her Facebook page, …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Army should factor PTSD in discharge decisions, veterans’ lawsuit claims
A federal lawsuit alleges the U.S. Army has issued less-than-honorable discharges for potentially thousands of service members without adequately considering the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Homeless man sues Seattle over impound of truck
A homeless man has filed a lawsuit against Seattle accusing police officers of violating his rights for impounding the vehicle he was living in.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Nightclub contends racial prejudice in $22.5 million lawsuit
The city of Vancouver and others successfully conspired to close a nightclub because of racial prejudice, the owners of the club say in a $22.5 million lawsuit.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Man wrongly convicted in 1957 killing files federal lawsuit
A Washington state man wrongly convicted in the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl has filed a federal lawsuit in Illinois.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Wildlife conservationists sue over proposed border wall
A conservation group and an Arizona congressman on Wednesday filed what they say is the first federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Melania Trump gets apology, damages from Daily Mail over report about her modeling career
British newspaper the Daily Mail has apologized to first lady Melania Trump and paid her an unspecified amount in damages for publishing rumors about Trump’s time as a model and …
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Lawsuit seeks White House visitor logs
A coalition of government watchdog groups plans to sue the Trump administration on Monday with the aim of compelling the White House to continue President Barack Obama’s practice of releasing …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Woman sues Washington State Patrol chief over public sale of accident reports
A Spokane woman has filed a lawsuit against the Washington State Patrol Chief John Bastiste, alleging that the department’s practice of selling unredacted accident reports is a violation of the …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Seattle mayor denies sex abuse claims – ’simply not true’
Ed Murray led a long campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, toiled for nearly two decades as a state lawmaker and won his biggest personal political victory in …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 10 a.m.
Trump settles 2-year-old lawsuit with celebrity chef Andres
President Donald Trump has settled yet another lawsuit, this time with celebrity chef Jose Andres over a scrapped restaurant at Trump’s Washington hotel.