Stories tagged: lawsuit
UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2020
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration’s decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take …
UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020
Fifteen minor league baseball teams have filed a lawsuit alleging breach of contract by insurance providers after being denied claims for business-interruption insurance due to the coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Mon., June 1, 2020
Four of the country’s biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement, alleging that the Internet Archive has illegally offered more than a million scanned works to the …
UPDATED: Thu., May 28, 2020
Requiring patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill is needlessly risking their health during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of physicians allege in …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office filed a lawsuit in federal court this week, alleging the Education Department is ignoring the will of Congress in limiting which college and university students …
UPDATED: Tue., May 5, 2020
The economic shutdown from the COVID-19 pandemic could blow a $7 billion hole in the state’s budget over the next three years, forcing a special session sometime in 2020.
UPDATED: Tue., April 28, 2020
The University of Michigan hopes to settle lawsuits from hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by a sports doctor who worked at the university for decades, officials …
UPDATED: Mon., April 13, 2020
Two McDonald’s workers in Florida are filing a $500 million class action lawsuit against the company, claiming a “systemic sexual harassment problem” at company-owned stores.
UPDATED: Tue., March 17, 2020
After being denied U.S. asylum in Texas and returned to a squalid camp in Mexico, a mother from El Salvador chose to send her three children back across the border …
Mon., March 9, 2020
A federal appeals court on Monday restored a jury verdict that found Led Zeppelin did not steal “Stairway to Heaven.”
Tue., March 3, 2020
The $283 million lawsuit has been delayed once again after being filed five years ago.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
Shaun Beveridge, Reed Alfeteras and Robert Elder sued the Spokane Police Department last week, alleging they were unfairly prosecuted to protect a confidential informant when they were charged with crimes …
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
North Dakota reached a proposed settlement agreement Thursday with American Indians who sued over the state’s voter ID laws requiring residents to provide a street address, arguing they are a …
Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
Four students in a southeastern Michigan town sued their school district over discipline they received in the wake of racist social media posts directed at black students.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
The owners of the Ridpath are suing restaurateurs Jeremy and Kate Hansen, alleging the couple failed to pay rent and misspent more than $100,000 that should have been used to …
Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Seattle attorneys representing the former student and her mother filed the lawsuit last week in Spokane County Superior Court, seeking damages for the abuse committed by the former teacher, 38-year-old …
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Three Democratic state attorneys general are suing a U.S. government official to force him to recognize Virginia’s vote this week to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and certify the measure …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
The District of Columbia is suing President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and two companies that control the Trump International Hotel in the nation’s capital, accusing them of throwing parties for …
Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government’s climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
The state of Oklahoma will receive $8.75 million from two pharmaceutical companies in a deal that will end legal action the state was considering against the opioid manufacturers.
Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
A Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce Tribe that seeks to force a Canadian gold mining company to acquire permits for pollution discharged from its central Idaho …
Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
IKEA has agreed to pay $46 million to the parents of a 2-year-old boy who died of injuries suffered when a 70-pound recalled dresser tipped over onto him, the family’s …
Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
Hundreds of Delta Air Lines employees have filed a pair of class-action lawsuits against Wisconsin-based clothing manufacturer Lands’ End, claiming that uniforms they are required to wear are causing serious …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
Washington filed its third lawsuit tied to the opioid crisis Thursday, claiming one of the nation’s biggest companies deceived doctors and patients about the addictive nature of the painkillers it …
Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
American Airlines workers at Newark’s airport who claim in a lawsuit they’ve been shorted on overtime pay can’t sue as a class, a federal appeals court ruled this week.
Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
The widow of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is suing the remaining band members and business associates over royalties from some of his solo records.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Exxon Mobil prevailed Tuesday in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate change regulations could take on its business, with a judge saying the state …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Elon Musk did not defame a British cave explorer when he called him “pedo guy” in an angry tweet, a Los Angeles jury found Friday.
Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, filed a $100 million lawsuit Wednesday against the teen’s family, a publishing firm and a …