Stories tagged: lawsuit
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Amphibious vehicle owner from fatal Aurora Bridge crash sued
Victims of the Aurora Bridge crash in Washington have added a new defendant to their lawsuit.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Lawsuit claims rodent baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich
A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping in her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
Grandmother in travel ban flap arrives in U.S.
HONOLULU – The Syrian grandmother at the center of Hawaii’s lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries arrived in Honolulu Saturday night. Ismail …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Orthodox Jewish group sues town to keep religious markers
An Orthodox Jewish community group has sued a New Jersey town that has moved to block the group from building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Veterans group sues Pentagon for not protecting private military records of millions of troops
A veterans organization is suing the Pentagon for exposing private details about troops’ military service on “a truly massive scale” due to lax security on one of its websites.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Lawsuit targets federal oversight of shellfish farming
A national food group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alleging it is allowing commercial shellfish aquaculture to expand in Washington state without adequate environmental scrutiny.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
More Uber woes: Exec resigns; investor sues ousted CEO
Uber Technologies Inc. faced a fresh round of turmoil Thursday, with its global operations chief resigning and a major investor suing the ride-hailing company’s former CEO.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias
A Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Judge reconsiders Trump’s defense in incitement lawsuit
A federal judge has decided to reconsider his rejection of President Donald Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Ex-disc jockey in groping case says Swift photo is awkward
A former disc jockey accused of groping Taylor Swift while posing for a photograph with her before a concert acknowledged Wednesday that the image is “weird and awkward,” but he …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Taylor Swift wants case to serve as example to other victims
DENVER – Taylor Swift’s attorneys told jurors they aren’t trying to bankrupt a former Colorado DJ accused of groping the pop superstar before a concert, but they do want others …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
With Swift in court, jury selection begins in groping case
A 15-page questionnaire released as jury selection began in the dueling lawsuits also asked candidates if they had seen any pictures related to the case – a possible reference to …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Chicago to sue Justice Department over new police grant rules targeting sanctuary cities
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the city plans to sue the Justice Department over a plan to withhold federal public safety grants to jurisdictions that adopt certain “sanctuary city” …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Both sides seek to drop Alaska abortion lawsuit
JUNEAU, Alaska – Abortion-rights advocates and the state of Alaska have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit after the state medical board adopted new regulations for abortions after the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Trump worked with Fox News on DNC staffer death story, lawsuit claims
President Donald Trump collaborated with Fox News to concoct a story claiming a Democratic National Committee staffer was killed in retaliation for furnishing information damaging to Hillary Clinton to WikiLeaks, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Seattle mayor’s accuser alleges defamation, wants $1M-plus
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him decades ago has demanded more than $1 million from the city, saying Murray defamed him.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Former Fox News executive files $48 million lawsuit over sexual assault scandal
A former Fox News executive fired after settling a claim that he attempted to sexually assault a female on-air commentator is suing parent company 21st Century Fox for going public …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Judge dismisses discrimination suit against CNN, Turner
A federal judge has dismissed a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit filed by current and former black employees of Time Warner, owner of Turner networks including CNN, TNT and TBS.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Montana sponsors can gather signatures for anti-transgender measure
A proposed Montana ballot initiative that would allow people to sue for emotional or mental distress if they spot a transgender person in a public bathroom has passed a legal …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Jury awards $150 million in punitive damages in testosterone case
Federal jurors in Chicago say the pharmaceutical company AbbVie should pay $150 million to an Oregon man for misrepresenting the risks of a low testosterone treatment.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die
The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests showed that …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Oregon woman sues Safeway after son’s death in parking lot
An Oregon woman whose 7-year-old son was struck and killed in a supermarket parking lot seeks $1.5 million in a federal lawsuit against Safeway.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
University of Oregon sued by man suspended for sex assault
The University of Oregon is being sued in federal court by a man it suspended from campus after university officials concluded he had sexually assaulted a fellow student in his …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Hard Rock counters Red Lion branding claims
Hard Rock International will contest a lawsuit filed against it by Red Lion Hotels’ parent company claiming it copied plans for branding aimed at millennials. RLH Corp.’s claims are without …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
Environmental group sues after Trump administration scraps effort to protect West Coast sea animals
An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s withdrawal of proposed limits on the number of endangered whales, dolphins and sea turtles that can be killed …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Lawsuit: Washington cyberstalking law violates free speech
A retired Air Force major is asking a federal court to declare Washington state’s cyberstalking law unconstitutional, saying he’s been threatened with prosecution – and up to a year in …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 5 p.m.
No monkeying around: Appeals court weighs if animal owns its selfies
A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button was back in the spotlight Wednesday as a federal appeals court heard arguments on whether …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Trump sued for blocking Twitter users
President Donald Trump and high ranking members of the White House staff were sued on Tuesday by the Knight First Amendment Institute, which alleges the president’s blocking of dissenting Twitter …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Polarizing right-wing writer sues over canceled book
Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos filed a $10 million lawsuit against a New York publishing company on Friday over a canceled book deal.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Lawsuits filed over Trump voting commission requests
President Donald Trump’s commission investigating election fraud faced further pushback Thursday in the form of lawsuits seeking to block its collection of detailed information about every voter in the United …