A part-time driver was let go after a doctor said she could not lift heavy packages during her pregnancy, prompting her to file a discrimination lawsuit. The Supreme Court reinstated the lawsuit on Wednesday after a lower court dismissed it.
The former San Francisco 49er reportedly claims evidence recorded on his home surveillance system helps his case.
The local Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at University of Oklahoma has hired Stephen Jones, the high-profile attorney who represented American Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, to sue the school.
Chief Victor “Buddy” Amato, a top animal welfare officer in New Jersey, allegedly sent his staff “derogatory, degrading, and racist statements” in text messages that also disparaged gays, women, and Jews. When a female member of the department complained, a lawsuit says, she was pushed out.
A federal jury is considering whether Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and others involved with making the hit song “Blurred Lines” infringed on the copyright held by Gaye’s descendants.
Ibragim Todashev’s family says he was killed in cold blood during an interrogation by FBI agents in 2013.
An attorney for the widow of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot dead by police in February, withdrew the $25 million claim filed against the officers for using excessive force. He said the claim would be refiled after further investigation.
The girl, in the second grade at the time of the incident, was allegedly forced to eat the sandwich in front of her classmates.
Walter Storey was executed Wednesday for the murder of a teacher. His attorney sought to stop the execution over concerns of Missouri’s lethal injection drugs.
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.