Stories tagged: lawsuit
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson sues Trump administration over water quality standards in Spokane River
The lawsuit alleges violations of federal law in the EPA’s decision last month to lessen standards for pollutants allowed into Washington waterways. The decision, which comes two years after federal …
Mon., June 3, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 5:49 p.m.
Four black Mississippians are suing to put a stop to what they say is a racially discriminatory method of electing the governor and other statewide officials
Tue., May 21, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
McDonald’s Corp., in the face of criticism for its handling of harassment complaints, says it is training workers to deal with the issue and is starting a hotline for victims.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the …
Thu., May 16, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Seventh-graders build sidewalk, drinking fountains, basement floors at Hamilton school
Seventh-grade boys in manual training classes at Hamilton and Whitman schools installed a 100-foot long sidewalk at Hamilton school.
Wed., May 15, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
North Carolina’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the maker of a popular e-cigarette maker, asking a court to limit what flavors it can sell and ensure underage teens …
Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
Outdoor goods retailer Patagonia is suing beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev over the name, logo and marketing of its Patagonia beer.
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
Woman who successfully overturned vehicular homicide charge sues WSP, alleging false arrest and imprisonment
A woman who fought off felony vehicular homicide charges after successfully arguing that Washington State Patrol troopers made false statements to obtain search warrants is now suing the state agency …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 11:48 a.m.
President Donald Trump, his family and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas seeking their banking and financial …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the “Empire” actor’s attorneys, alleging that they repeatedly asserted …
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
A German price-comparison platform says it has filed a suit against Alphabet Inc.’s Google search business on allegations it has abused its dominant position by favoring its own price-comparison service …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
A Boeing shareholder is suing the company for alleging hiding problems with its 737 MAX 8 jet to push its shares higher.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
A court decision that should have netted North Idaho couple Jeremy and Kristy Morris $75,000 after a jury found a Hayden homeowner’s association engaged in religious discrimination is looking a …
Sat., April 6, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
A lawsuit alleging Washington State University violated federal law and failed to protect an African-American student from a hostile campus environment in 2015 was dismissed from federal court last week.
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
This week a federal judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina ruled that a school’s policy toward girls’ clothing was unconstitutional, the culmination of a court fight that began …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Lawyers hired by the family of a passenger killed in this month’s crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet are suing Boeing, which made the plane.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
An estimated 25,000 lawsuits involving the blood-thinning medication Xarelto have been settled for a total of $775 million, attorneys and the manufacturers said Monday.
Tue., March 19, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
Nunes is suing @DevinCow, along with another parody account called @DevinNunesMom, Republican strategist Liz Mair and Twitter as an organization, alleging a concerted effort to defame him and work against …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 8:57 a.m.
Two young girls who were nearly starved to death by their mother in 2015 are suing the state and a for-profit substance-abuse treatment provider.
Tue., March 12, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Washington is the latest state to sue major distributors of opioids, saying the companies made billions of dollars while ignoring signs of a growing crisis fueled by addiction to the …
Mon., March 11, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
The family of a black man killed by a Nashville police officer filed a federal lawsuit Monday, naming the city and the white officer who fatally shot the man from …
Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 6:04 p.m.
An Ohio manufacturer of electronic cigarettes has accused the R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company of patent infringement.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay equal to that of their male counterparts.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 3:27 p.m.
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game “Fortnite” over its use of the “Carlton” dance he did on …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Four years after a fatal Seattle crash, the Washington Senate on Tuesday approved an update to parts of the state’s wrongful death law.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is asking a Massachusetts court to throw out a lawsuit filed by the state’s attorney general that accuses the company, its owners and top executives of …
Sun., March 3, 2019, 2:43 p.m.
A San Diego, Calif., physician whose firm was hired as a medical examiner in Texas has been accused in a lawsuit of harvesting body parts from dead children not for …