The family of 28-year-old Akai Gurley filed the claim — often a precursor to a lawsuit — against New York City on Thursday. Police have called the shooting, which occurred at a housing project, an accident.
A jury found that the former frontman of Sly and the Family Stone was cheated out of his earnings for years as he suffered from drug addiction.
A group of black and Latino former McDonald’s employees is attempting to hold the corporation accountable for the behavior of its franchisees.
The American Civil Liberties Union settled a major lawsuit that challenged the U.S. government’s post-9/11 practice of imprisoning Muslim men as witnesses without any basis.
Charles Warner, who raped and killed his roommate’s 11-month-old daughter, was executed tonight. Additionally, Florida executed Johnny Kormondy for a 1993 murder.
A new lawsuit alleges black voters and candidates are at a perpetual disadvantage in Ferguson’s racially charged school board elections.
Documents unsealed last week also allege financial aid fraud by EDMC.
Attorneys for the family of John Crawford, the 22-year-old black man killed in an Ohio Walmart in August, has filed a lawsuit against the police and the company. Lawyers say they found evidence that Crawford was shot “.36 seconds” after being confronted by police.
In December the families of 26 victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary also sued Bushmaster and gun sellers.
A judge delivered a legal victory to protesters Thursday, saying police have to warn protesters and give them time to disperse before firing tear gas.
Two years after Google settled a lawsuit for the same practices — installing software on Apple products that bypass cookie blockers — PointRoll reaches a multi-state settlement, BuzzFeed News reports exclusively.
The district attorneys for San Francisco and Los Angeles counties allege the company misled consumers about the quality of background checks on its drivers. Lyft has settled for $500,000.
The college is also accused of stealing millions in taxpayer dollars through falsified federal student aid documents.
The woman alleges in a lawsuit that the assault happened in 1974 at the Playboy Mansion. Cosby is seeking to have the lawsuit thrown out.
The comedian, who has come under fire by numerous women who said he sexually assaulted them, said in federal court records that he offered the National Enquirer an exclusive interview in 2005 in exchange for their not publishing an article.
Speaker John Boehner has been threatening to sue the Obama administration since July over alleged abuses of power related to the rollout of the health care law.
UPDATE: Leon Taylor was executed early Wednesday morning. He was sentenced to death by an all-white jury in 1999 for murder a gas station attendant in front of the victim’s 8-year-old stepdaughter.
The State Attorney General filed a lawsuit against a property owner in Cortland County for desecrating a cemetery. “I went up to my wife’s grave and it looked like a ten foot waterfall and we don’t have waterfalls here.”
The former dictator of Panama sought damages and lost profits for a character he said was based on his likeness in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. A Los Angeles judge dismissed the case on Monday.
CBC fired Jian Ghomeshi Sunday after receiving information it says “precludes” it from continuing to employ him. Ghomeshi took to Facebook to defend his sex life and said he would sue CBC for $50 million.
Frank Sivero has sued Fox for $250 million in a lawsuit that claims the Simpsons’ character Louie is based on Frankie Carbone, who he played in Goodfellas.
His panties were certainly in a twist.
The social media platform filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI.
Eric Garner, 43, died after being put into a chokehold and thrown to the ground in July by New York City police officers. Thousands protested his death.
A former headmaster of Epiphany School of Global Studies said in a lawsuit that Sparks has “vulgar and discriminatory views” about people who are black, LGBT or not Christian.
The retailer says Morgan is at fault for his injuries because he wasn’t wearing a seat belt when the limo he was riding in was struck by a Wal-Mart tractor-trailer. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused,” Morgan said in a statement.
Fake high schools with worthless degrees.
The network’s legal team says the reporter named in the lawsuit doesn’t technically work for CNN.
Court officials respond to lawsuits and allegations that Michael Brown had a juvenile record.
And it’s turning into a battle over links. Got it?