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Lawsuit

  1. trump administration
    The Trump DOJ Just Put Killing Obamacare Above the Rule of LawThe Trump DOJ’s quest to kill the ACA by judicial fiat is an expression of contempt for democracy, rule of law, and competent governance.
  2. criminal justice system
    Lawsuit Alleges ‘Inhumane’ Conditions in Frigid Brooklyn JailThe power came back Sunday after inmates in Brooklyn were stuck in the cold and dark for a week.
  3. michael cohen
    CNBC Left Trump Off 2014 List of Top Businessmen, So Cohen Threatened to SueA story that perfectly illustrates Trump’s ego and Cohen’s eagerness to satisfy him.
  4. technology
    Google Sued for Allegedly Covering Up Sexual Harassment by Former ExecsThe shareholders are asking a former Google exec who resigned over sexual misconduct to return $90 million in exit payouts.
  5. 2018 elections
    Manchin (Literally) Fires Away At Obamacare Repeal in New AdThe shoe is definitely on the other foot as Republican attacks on preexisting condition coverage are coming back to haunt them.
  6. sexual assault
    Russell Simmons Says Anonymous Rape Accuser Made Allegations ‘for Publicity’He’s filing a $35,000 lawsuit against her.
  7. select all
    Lawsuit Says Google Employee Fired for Speaking Out Against RacismGoogle employees are claiming that they have been fired or reprimanded for speaking out against racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination.
  8. sexual assault
    Commentator Says She Was ‘Raped’ by Fox News HostScottie Nell Hughes claims the network blacklisted her after she reported alleged sexual assault.
  9. Trump Pulls Back on Threat to Kill Obamacare Subsidies — for NowBut the administration’s actions will mess with the health-care system anyway.
  10. select all
    Former Lyft Drivers Sue Uber for Secretly Tracking ThemThe program was allegedly used for years to help lure drivers away from Lyft.
  11. Fox News Sued by Two Black Women for Racial DiscriminationFormer payroll workers claim they were subjected to “top-down racial harassment.”
  12. Trump’s Choice: Openly Sabotaging Obamacare or Letting Government Shut DownHe can stop insurer subsidies and create a health-care crisis, or risk a clash with House conservatives.
  13. A Woman Is Suing SoulCycle After She Claims She Was Impaled on a BikeShe claims no one could hear her screaming over the music.
  14. Horrible Texas Rule Requiring Women to Cremate Fetal Remains Temporarily BlockedA judge issued a temporary restraining order against the regulations.
  15. Activists Just Scored a Major Victory for Abortion Rights in OklahomaOklahoma Supreme Court blocked a law requiring hospital-admitting privileges for abortion doctors.
  16. lawsuit
    Shirley Caesar Takes Legal Action Over the ‘U Name It Challenge’“Greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes …”
  17. This Minnesota Mom Is Suing Her Transgender Teen for Seeking Gender ReassignmentShe’s challenging a law that lets emancipated minors make their own health decisions.
  18. the industry
    Hot Damn: Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Sued Yet Again Over ‘Uptown Funk’ CopyrightCall the police and the fireman.
  19. select all
    The Government Is Suing Peter Thiel’s Palantir Technologies for DiscriminationThe company has reportedly been preventing the hiring of Asian candidates for years.
  20. select all
    A 14-Year-Old Girl Is Suing Facebook for Hosting Naked Photos of HerThe teenager’s lawyer equated Facebook allowing the image to be posted with child abuse.
  21. the blurred lines effect
    ‘Blurred Lines’ Appeal Backed by 212 MusiciansDanger Mouse, Jennifer Hudson, Tears for Fears, Hans Zimmer, and R. Kelly all signed the amicus brief.
  22. workplace discrimination
    A Jury Found Chipotle Discriminated Against Pregnant EmployeeAnd they’re paying $550,000 in compensation and damages.
  23. workplace discrimination
    A Jury Found Chipotle Discriminated Against Pregnant EmployeeAnd they’re paying out $550,000 in compensation and damages.
  24. pokemon go
    Pokémon Go Sparks $5 Million Class-Action Lawsuit “At least five individuals knocked on Plaintiff’s door … and asked for access to Plaintiff’s backyard in order to ‘catch’ the Pokémon.”
  25. pokemon go
    Pokémon Go Sparks $5 Million Class-Action Lawsuit “At least five individuals knocked on Plaintiff’s door … and asked for access to Plaintiff’s backyard in order to ‘catch’ the Pokémon.”
  26. tik tok
    Kesha Drops Case Against Dr. LukeKesha is “focused on getting back to work.”
  27. law suit
    This Woman Is Suing SoulCycleShe states that her instructor “called her out,” causing her to pedal faster and injure herself.
  28. garbage laws
    IU Sues Indiana for Restrictive Abortion LawThe university says the new law will prevent imperative fetal research.
  29. lawsuit
    NYU Researcher Says Career Was Ruined By Sexism“Women don’t belong in science.” Oof. 
  30. early and often
    Federal Judge Sides With House Republicans in Obamacare CaseThe judge ruled that the Obama administration had no authority to fund a program helping low-income people pay out-of-pocket costs.
  31. not your feyonce
    ‘Feyonce’ Knockoffs Are So Not Beyoncé-Approved The Texas company sells knockoff merchandise bearing her name and song lyrics.
  32. lawsuit
    Transgender Man Says Whole Foods Co-workers Called Him ‘It,’ Files LawsuitHe says he suffered daily discrimination while working at the grocer’s Chelsea location.
  33. The First Birther Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz Will Be Heard TomorrowHow can a Canadian run for president of the United States?
  34. Staten Island Hospital to Pay Eric Garner’s Family $1 MillionParamedics and emergency technicians were suspended at the time. 
  35. lawsuit
    Caitlyn Jenner Settles Lawsuit With the Family of Car-Crash VictimJenner’s conduct could not be proven “unreasonable.”
  36. Lawsuit
    Customer Gets Fingertip in Applebee’s SaladThe woman who got it is now suing.
  37. shake it off
    T. Swift Being Sued For ‘Shake It Off’ LyricsAn R&B musician claims he invented the phrase “Haters gonna hate” and Swift stole it. Um … OK.
  38. ‘Aunt From Hell’ Says She Sued Young Relative to Access Homeowner’s InsuranceCould the outrage police have gotten this one wrong?
  39. auntie maim
    Aunt Sues Then-8-Year-Old Nephew for $127,000 Over ‘Unreasonable’ Hug“I remember him shouting, ‘Auntie Jen, I love you,’ and there he was flying at me.”
  40. twitter beef
    Twitter Teaches Angry Actor James Woods the Meaning of HyperboleThe company won’t be naming any names for the litigious loudmouth, either.
  41. Lawsuits
    Nestlé Sued for Using Slave-Caught Fish … in Cat FoodIt’s the second lawsuit of its kind.
  42. lawsuit
    A Copyright Expert Explains the ‘Blurred Lines’ RulingWhen homage becomes theft.
  43. Drama
    Two Roberta’s Owners Have Filed a Restraining Order Against TheirAll is not well at the beloved Bushwick pizzeria.
  44. scandals
    Cosby Accuser Tamara Green Files Defamation Suit Against the ComedianBecause he and his legal team publicly declared her a liar.
  45. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hugh Hefner Calls Allegations Against Friend Bill Cosby ‘Saddening’The LAPD investigation will involve a search of his house.
  46. crime
    The LAPD Is Investigating Bill CosbyFor allegedly molesting a 15-year-old.
  47. secret life of the american teenager
    New Jersey Teen Suing Her Parents Thinks Baby Boomers Are Just GreedyHow dare they retire.
  48. Sued
    Does Adding Mandatory Gratuity Violate City Law?A new lawsuit targets Per Se.
  49. Food Politics
    Soy Milk and Birth Control: A Look at the Eden Foods CEO ControversyThe CEO wants an exemption from covering contraception.
  50. Lawsuit
    Victory for Wine Snobs: Billionaire William Koch Wins LawsuitA landmark case for vintage wine hoaxes.
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