LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 100 women who contend that they were sexually harassed or abused by a former University of Southern California gynecologist are suing the school, contending it ignored decades of complaints.
“I am part of an accidental sisterhood of hundreds of women because the ...
Wyoming sues Purdue Pharma over opioid marketing practices
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Attorney General’s Office is suing the maker of OxyContin, claiming the pharmaceutical company deceptively marketed opioid painkillers in the state.
The Casper Star-Tribune
APNewsBreak: Police hire linked to excessive force lawsuit
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A law enforcement veteran named on Thursday to manage an Albuquerque police unit for dispatchers and real-time crime analysts was accused decades ago in a lawsuit of using excessive force while conducting a traffic stop as a New Jersey state trooper.
The lawsuit, ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump’s bid to shut down a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit against him are asking a hypothetical question: Could a New York court order the president to jail if he were to buck an order in the case?
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mother said in a lawsuit Thursday that school officials brushed aside an alleged sexual assault of her son by his football teammates as “boys being boys” and hazing that went too far.
The woman said her 14-year-old son was pinned down by two teammates while a ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Three men and one woman who say they were sexually abused by priests decades ago filed a lawsuit Thursday against every diocese in Illinois for an alleged ongoing scheme to cover up sexual assault by priests.
The lawsuit was filed in Chicago by attorney Jeff Anderson, who ...
Kobach lawyer seeks to delay release of video in Kansas case
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is seeking to delay the release of a video of Kobach being questioned in a federal voting-rights lawsuit to avoid hurting his campaign for governor.
A court filing late Wednesday by Sue Becker draws an explicit link ...
BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Republican candidate for the Kentucky House of Representatives says an independent candidate running against him should be removed from the ballot.
Ed Massey is the Republican nominee for the District 66 House seat that covers part of Boone County in northern ...
Officer sues online market where gun used on him was sold
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police officer on Thursday sued the online marketplace where the gun used to shoot him was sold, alleging it lacks necessary safeguards to prevent weapons from getting into the wrong hands.
The lawsuit filed by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence on behalf of ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a former “Apprentice” contestant’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump (all times local):
Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump’s bid to shut down a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit against him are asking a ...
Lawsuit: Teacher shamed student over pledge protest
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut teenager who says she was mocked and shamed for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance filed a federal lawsuit this week against her teacher and the school board.
The unnamed 14-year-old student said she and other students remained seated as ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former worker at a national laboratory who was fired for shipping weapons-grade plutonium by air instead of ground alleges in a lawsuit that he was made a scapegoat for problems at the New Mexico facility.
The Santa Fe New Mexican
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ highest court on Thursday ordered election officials to not count votes for a proposal to limit damages awarded in civil lawsuits and rejected an effort to block an initiative to raise the state’s minimum wage.
The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled on the two ...
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A former University of Idaho student has filed an antidiscrimination lawsuit against the school contending she faced a hostile environment after reporting a sexual assault by a football player.
The woman filed the lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Idaho seeking ...
Lawsuit over fatal crash involving Berman’s wife settled
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant accused of serving alcohol to the wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman before she was killed in a car crash has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of an 87-year-old man who also died in the wreck.
The settlement involving The Market ...
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Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans
HOUSTON (AP) — Environmental groups filed another lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration’s use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas.
Three groups sued the Department of Homeland Security, a week after the agency
CLEVELAND (AP) — Facebook has been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by the family of a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was recorded and shared on the social media platform.
The wrongful death lawsuit over Robert Godwin Sr.’s 2017 death accused Facebook of negligence for not catching ...
APEX, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has settled a lawsuit brought by the family of a middle school student who was seriously injured while trying to catch a school bus in 2014.
The News & Observer
Lawsuit against ex-Senate president, husband dropped
BOSTON (AP) — A former Statehouse aide has dropped his lawsuit against the former president of the Massachusetts Senate and his husband.
Mitchell Garabedian, a lawyer for the man known in court papers as John Doe, said Thursday he formally notified Suffolk Superior Court that his client ...
Former Oregon pot lab owner files defamation lawsuit
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a former marijuana testing lab in Oregon has filed a defamation lawsuit against anonymous activists after an anti-fascist website exposed her ties to local white nationalists.
MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Juventus started with a selfie, included a goal in a practice game, and will likely end up with a starring role on Saturday.
Ronaldo, who has been accused of rape and is facing a civil lawsuit in the United States, had the weekend off while his ...
ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Oct. 16 about a settlement reached between the city of Atlanta and its former fire chief, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the mayor would have to sign off on the settlement. The settlement was part of a resolution that does not require action from the ...
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school district says it will bolster spending on girls’ sports as part of a proposed settlement of an antidiscrimination lawsuit.
Judge denies dismissal of lab whistleblower complaint
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to dismiss a whistleblower lawsuit that claims an employee of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory was removed from her position after she declined to make changes to an investigative report critical of management.
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- Globe NewswireThe Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of SKX, OPK, PM, QRTEA and PVGOctober 18, 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three women are suing a gynecologist and Oregon prison officials, claiming they were abused during medical examinations at the state women’s prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump Organization has filed a lawsuit seeking to reclaim $90,000 in unpaid fees from a Trump Tower resident who died in an April fire at the tower.
The board of Trump Tower Condominium — through Trump Organization lawyer Sonja Talesnik — filed the suit in Manhattan ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Office of Public Instruction and a rural Montana school district have agreed to a more than $1 million settlement to a student with disabilities.
The Independent Record
Cook County Board votes to settle medical malpractice case
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County’s board of commissioners have voted for a nearly $4 million settlement of a malpractice lawsuit filed after an alleged botched heart surgery at Chicago’s Stroger Hospital.
Lawyers for Jaime Flores alleged Stroger physicians made a “very unfortunate and grossly ...
Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers
NEW YORK (AP) — Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay’s messaging system to steal its sellers.
In the lawsuit, eBay said Amazon representatives signed up for eBay accounts and messaged sellers to get them to sell their goods on Amazon.com, ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A psychologist at a California prison is receiving $275,000 to settle her lawsuit alleging that she was twice locked in a room with a dangerous inmate in retaliation for reporting mistreatment of gay and transgender inmates.
The Sacramento Bee
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Five Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Wednesday challenged efforts to sanction them over the court’s decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from hearing any execution-related cases.
The justices filed a
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The general contractor that managed San Francisco’s troubled $2 billion transit terminal is suing the agency in charge of the project alleging faulty design and mismanagement.
The joint venture of Webcor Builders and Obayashi Corp. filed the lawsuit Tuesday in San ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits over a $2 billion transit terminal in San Francisco (all times local):
The agency in charge of a troubled $2 billion San Francisco transit terminal is fighting back against a lawsuit filed by the general contractor that managed the ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has partly upheld a lawsuit filed on behalf of a state psychiatric patient who was left on a dayroom couch without food or water for over 24 hours.
Wyoming State Hospital employees found Linda Gelok trembling, breathing rapidly and stinking ...
Lawsuit: Braves, MLB should have acted before 2015 fan death
ATLANTA (AP) — In court documents filed this week in a lawsuit following the 2015 death of a fan who fell from the upper deck at an Atlanta Braves game, Nolan Ryan says guard rails at the Texas Rangers’ stadium had to be raised “to protect our fans from themselves.”
Ryan, the former Hall ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Conservationists told a federal judge Wednesday that an imminent government plan to shrink the territory of the only red wolves living in the wild would hasten the animal’s extinction in violation of federal law.
Lawyers for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, however, ...
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi economic development agency will sue a former county engineer over a $1.2 million airport study.
Local news outlets report that the Madison County Economic Development Authority voted Monday to include Rudy Warnock in a lawsuit over a 2013 airport ...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lawsuit that claims a Maine lobster wholesaler’s partner embezzled over $1.5 million has added new defendants and moved to federal court.
The Portland Press Herald
Kentucky settles child support lawsuit with Floyd County
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State officials in Kentucky have settled a lawsuit involving child support payments in Floyd County.
Earlier this year, Floyd County Attorney Keith Bartley sued Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration for ending a contract to collect child support payments. ...
WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and his neighbors on Wednesday said they have resolved most of the issues related to a testy property dispute.
Glenn and Irene Schwartz countersued Lewandowski after he filed a $5 million ...
Homeless woman sues city over anti-camping ordinance
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A class-action lawsuit claims the city of Grants Pass is running homeless people out of town, violating their constitutional rights.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The legal settlement that ended a sexual harassment lawsuit against Louisiana’s former secretary of state includes no admission of guilt and a gag clause to keep those involved from talking about it, according to documents released Wednesday.
Tom Schedler, who ...
Virginia lawmaker settles suit; seeks mental-health reform
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker whose son stabbed him before killing himself has settled a lawsuit over the young man’s mental-health care.
The Roanoke Times
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has sued the city of Newport and a city police officer, alleging the officer used excessive force during an arrest outside a bar three years ago.
The Newport Daily News
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge in Nashville has ordered the state to stop suspending the drivers licenses of people who are unable to pay traffic fines and court costs.
In an order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger also instructed the state to allow indigent drivers to ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Ten current and former staffers are suing Democratic Illinois governor candidate J.B. Pritzker’s campaign, saying they were harassed and discriminated against because of their race.
The billionaire businessman’s campaign said Wednesday the lawsuit was filed after they ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled government workers can’t be required to contribute to labor unions representing them, a group that helped successfully argue that case has filed two related federal lawsuits on behalf of some government employees in Ohio.
CHICAGO (AP) — Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black man, contradicting an initial police description of an armed confrontation and echoing devastating dashcam video evidence against a white Chicago officer who claimed Laquan ...