Stories tagged: lawsuit
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.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Deal in Dunkin’ Donuts case could mean free buttered treats for some
An attorney is defending a proposed settlement between a man and Dunkin’ Donuts shops that could mean $500 for the lead plaintiff, free buttered baked goods for hundreds of other …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
Seattle law allowing Uber, Lyft drivers to unionize blocked
Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers-for-hire to unionize was blocked by a federal judge, giving a legal boost to ride-hailing companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Groups sue to stop US use of cyanide predator killing traps
Environmental and animal-welfare groups have filed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government is violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing the use of two predator-killing poisons.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Lawsuit over sidewalks could cost Seattle millions
The city of Seattle is headed toward a federal court settlement that could cost millions of dollars to make sidewalks and curb ramps more usable for people with wheelchairs and …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violence
A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 11 a.m.
State of Oregon, child welfare sued over alleged child abuse
A $15.3 million lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services and child welfare workers accuses them of allowing two girls to live with a known registered sex offender.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
Judge approves $25 million Trump University settlement
A judge on Friday approved an agreement for President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University, ending nearly seven years of legal battles …
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Fired Spokane Valley firefighter’s religious email case will be heard by State Supreme Court
A Spokane Valley firefighter trying to get his job back since he was fired in 2012 will argue his case against the Spokane Valley Fire Department before the Washington State …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Seattle suing Trump over threat to sanctuary cities
Seattle is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
State pays former inmate $175,000 settlement in sex abuse claim
The state of Oregon has agreed to pay $175,000 to a former inmate who claimed she was sexually abused by a prison doctor during a 2013 gynecological exam.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
President Trump asserts immunity against defamation claims
Republican President Donald Trump’s lawyers say he’s immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” who accused him of unwanted …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit
Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the bank …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
AG Ferguson tells Gonzaga students how to sue a president
A crowd of students and professors at Gonzaga University chuckled Friday afternoon when Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson took a jab at the Trump administration’s legal defense of the president’s …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Virginia judge gives OK to new Trump travel ban
A federal judge in Virginia on Friday declined to issue another injunction against President Donald Trump’s second travel ban.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Former Oregon Boy Scouts file $14 million lawsuit claiming sex abuse
Two men have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and its local branch for $7 million each, claiming they were sexually abused by a former scout leader …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
University of Oregon professor sues school over gender discrimination
The University of Oregon has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its psychology professors over claims that she is being paid substantially less than several of her less-experienced …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Astoria man sues hospital for $9 million for negligence
An Astoria man has filed a $9 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a city hospital alleging a radiologist was negligent and missed signs of a stroke.