Stories tagged: lawsuit
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 2:31 P.M.
TransCanada seeks $15B for rejection of Keystone pipeline
The company that wanted to build the Keystone XL pipeline is seeking $15 billion in damages from the federal government after the Obama administration rejected the Canada-to-Texas project.
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 11:31 A.M.
High court nixes European suit against R.J. Reynolds
The Supreme Court says the European Union can’t pursue a lawsuit accusing tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds of taking part in a global money-laundering scheme that sponsored cigarette-smuggling in Europe.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 2:20 P.M.
Father of Paris attacks victim sues social media companies
The father of a young woman killed in the Paris massacre last November is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, saying the companies provided “material support” to extremists in violation of …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 11:33 A.M.
Idaho dental contract contested; claims of unfair bidding
A $50 million-a-year state contract award is on hold, after Blue Cross – the current contractor – sued, contending the state improperly allowed the other bidders to submit much of …
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016, 11:59 A.M.
Foo Fighters sue insurers over terrorism policy
The Foo Fighters are suing insurers for failing to reimburse them for European shows they cancelled following the Paris terrorist attacks in November.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016, 6:55 A.M.
Donald Trump wants his Trump University video testimony kept private
Attorneys for Donald Trump are seeking to block the filing of a portion of his video-recorded deposition in a class-action lawsuit by former Trump University students, a move that could …
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 1:52 P.M.
Sex assault claimed in lawsuit against ex-Adams County deputy
A former Adams County sheriff’s deputy is facing a lawsuit over claims that he coerced a drunken driver into having sex with him in his patrol vehicle.
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 9:22 P.M.
Spokane City Council approves funds for lawyers in Straub case
Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart approved payments to the firm defending the city in a lawsuit against former Police Chief Frank Straub through mid-July, but asked that Mayor David …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 5:26 P.M.
Florida AG asked Trump for donation, then backed away from fraud case against him
Florida’s attorney general personally solicited a political contribution from Donald Trump around the same time her office deliberated joining an investigation of alleged fraud at Trump University and its affiliates
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 2:10 P.M.
Donald Trump called a racist by Democratic congressman
Donald Trump’s criticism of a Latino judge overseeing a lawsuit involving Trump University shows that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is a racist, a Democratic congressman said Monday, and …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 12:40 P.M.
Supreme Court rejects Google’s appeal in class-action lawsuit
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Google over a class-action lawsuit filed by advertisers who claim the internet company displayed their ads on “low quality” websites.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 9:56 A.M.
ACLU, Benton County settle lawsuit over court fines
Benton County in southeast Washington has ended its practice of jailing people or requiring them to toil on work crews if they fail to pay court fines and fees.
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 6:44 P.M.
Condon says Stuckart politicizing investigation into police chief firing
Mayor David Condon on Tuesday said it would be fiscally irresponsible to allow sensitive records and testimony in the firing of former Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub to be released …
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 4:02 P.M.
Transgender bathroom case likely headed to Supreme Court
The debate over whether transgender students should be able to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity is likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal appeals …
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 4:05 P.M.
Justin Bieber and Skrillex sued over ‘Sorry’ song
Justin Bieber and his producer Skrillex have been sued over the prominent vocal hook that opens his smash hit “Sorry.”
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 3:18 P.M.
Eleven states sue over federal guidance on transgender students
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools.
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 1:34 P.M.
Lawsuit challenges potential transfer of bison range
An environmental group has sued federal officials over the potential transfer of the National Bison Range to American Indian tribes in Montana.
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 8:53 P.M.
City Council votes to retain additional lawyer in Frank Straub investigation
The proposal by Councilman Breean Beggs would allow investigator Kris Cappel to review documents and testimony from city attorneys wary about violating ethical codes. It requires a signature from Mayor …
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016, 4 A.M.
Eye on Boise: No automatic recounts in Idaho, but loser could request one
With a couple of close legislative races around the state, the question arises of possible recounts.
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016, 9:01 A.M.
Hugh Hefner gives testimony in Bill Cosby sex case, lawyer says
An attorney for a woman suing Bill Cosby for sexual battery says Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has given sworn testimony in the case.
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, 5:58 P.M.
Idaho must pay lawyer’s fees in ‘ag-gag’ case, judge rules
A federal judge has ordered Idaho to pay roughly a quarter million dollars in legal fees to the Animal Legal Defense Fund and other groups who successfully sued the state …
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016, 8:21 P.M.
Woman claiming abuse at Playboy Mansion sues Cosby, Hefner
LOS ANGELES – A former model who claims Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 has filed a lawsuit against the comedian and Playboy founder Hugh …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016, 7:31 A.M.
Marijuana businesses face lawsuit after fatal shooting
The family of three boys filed a lawsuit against two recreational marijuana businesses after a shooting that left their mother dead and their father charged with murder.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 3:39 P.M.
Oregon Supreme Court limits damages in lawsuits against state
The Oregon Supreme Court voted 5-2 to uphold a $3 million cap on damages injured people can collect in lawsuits against the state or its employees.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 4:50 P.M.
Sean Penn settles defamation suit against Lee Daniels
Sean Penn has settled a defamation lawsuit he filed against “Empire” co-creator Lee Daniels over remarks that accused him of domestic abuse.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 5:51 P.M.
Restoration of Northwest salmon runs needs a better plan, judge says
A federal judge in Oregon says a massive habitat restoration effort doesn’t do enough to improve Northwest salmon runs.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 4:31 P.M.
Katrina flood case gets class-action status
A federal judge who ruled last year that the federal government is responsible for some of the flooding that hit the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina has granted class-action …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
Apple loses Chinese lawsuit over iPhone name
Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags.
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
Idaho women sue doctor, claim they got counterfeit implants
Four women have sued an Idaho doctor who they claim gave them counterfeit breast implants and knock-off Botox without their knowledge during procedures.
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 9:11 A.M.
Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice, lawsuit claims
A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.