Lawsuits

Jussie Smollett's Fails To Persuade Judge To Drop Chicago Lawsuit Seeking $130,000 Fine

Jussie Smollett failed to persuade a federal judge to dismiss a civil suit by city seeking $130,000 for wasting police time.       
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Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: $260 Million Deal Averts First Federal Trial Over Opioids A $260 million settlement in an opioid lawsuit was reached between two Ohio counties...

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Brickbat: Rooting Around

San Antonio, Texas, officials have agreed to pay $205,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Natalie Simms after a police officer conducted a cavity search of her on a public street. Simms was siting on a side street curb waiting on her boyfriend when...
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Nevada’s Flawed Marijuana Licensing Process Leads To Corruption And Lawsuits

Nevada’s marijuana licensing agency “acted beyond the scope of its authority,” took actions that were “arbitrary and capricious,” and engaged in “conduct that is a serious issue,” according to a court order filed in late August by...

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Prince William ‘perplexed’ By Prince Harry’s Behavior; Brothers Dealt With Press Differently

Prince William was reportedly perplexed by Prince Harry’s behavior.  When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s trip to South Africa was about to end, the couple surprised many when they announced that they were filing a lawsuit against Mail on...

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Rejecting Challenge To No Fly List, Federal Appeals Court Leaves Men Charged With No Crime 'in An...

Andrea Germanos, staff writerThe lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of four U.S. citizens.
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Johnny Depp Is Waging A Bitter War Against Amber Heard's Accusations Of Abuse [update]

Since March, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have waged a bitter war in both the court and the press over a defamation lawsuit brought about by the actor against Heard, his ex-wife. The complaint stems from a December 2018 op-ed published in the...

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Michael Jackson Estate Moonwalks Over Hbo’s ‘leaving Neverland’ Appeal, Calls Move...

The dance-off over Leaving Neverland is far far from over. Less than a month after HBO lost an attempt to get the multimillion-dollar lawsuit from the estate of Michael Jackson against the Emmy-winning documentary tossed out, and saw a federal judge...
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Exxon Accused Of Misleading Investors About Global Warming Costs     

U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil goes on trial in New York Tuesday on charges it lied to investors about financial cost of fighting global warming.The lawsuit, filed by the New York state attorney general, contends Exxon deliberately underestimated the...
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Four States Announce $48 Billion Settlement Framework In Opioid Lawsuits

Four attorneys general announced Monday a framework for a $48 billion settlement with five prescription drug companies over their alleged role in the opioid epidemic. The settlement, which would involve Cardinal Health, McKesson...
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House Democrats Ask Judge To Dismiss Trump Lawsuit Over Ny Tax Return Law

House Democrats on Monday urged a federal judge to dismiss them from President Trump’s lawsuit challenging a New York law that allows congressional committees to request his state tax returns.The Democrat-led Ways and Means Committee, Committee...
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Michael Jackson Estate Blasts Hbo’s ‘pathetic’ Appeal In ‘leaving Neverland’ Case

Michael Jackson’s estate is currently suing HBO over Dan Reed’s controversial documentary, Leaving Neverland, and the satellite television network recently lost an attempt to have the lawsuit thrown out. But while the federal judge...
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Minnesota Pointlessly Blocks People From Voting Once They Are Out Of Prison: Lawsuit

The lead plaintiff in a new lawsuit will not be legally allowed to vote until 2053 because she will be on probation.

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Juul Hit With Wrongful Death Lawsuit After 18-year-old User's Death Is Tied To 'breathing...

The first wrongful death lawsuit in America’s vaping crisis begins with a powerful statement which — in many ways — serves as a sobering snapshot of the epidemic as a whole. “Daniel David Wakefield was a healthy teenager whose life...

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Colorado Backs Out Of Lawsuit To Stop $26 Billion T-mobile Sprint Merger - Cnet

But New York's attorney general and 15 others vow to continue the fight.

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Minnesota Aclu Sues Secretary Of State Over Felon Voting Rights

Voting-rights suit. KSTP reports: “The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Minnesota Secretary of State on behalf of those who have felony convictions and are barred from voting. … In a release about its lawsuit filed...
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The Latest: Companies Reach Deal To Settle Opioids Lawsuit

CLEVELAND — The Latest on a settlement in opioid lawsuits (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The first federal trial on the opioid crisis has been scrapped as most of the defendants have reached settlements. Judge Dan Polster announced from the bench...

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The Incredible Collapsing ‘#exxonknew’ Climate Change Lie

From The New York Post Comprehensive Opinion Piece on the ever shrinking lawsuits against Exxon. On Tuesday, the progressive legal war on Exxon will head to trial in a case most notable for … how badly it has fizzled. It started back in 2016, with...
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Mandatory Dna Collection At The Border?

This is probably just another policy change designed to make the open borders crowd set their hair on fire and trigger yet another round of inevitable lawsuits, but it might have some merit. A new policy to be announced this week by the Trump...

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Are The Cambridges Salty About The Sussexes’ Thunder-stealing During The Tour?

A week ago, the Duchess of Sussex’s lawyers filed new papers in her lawsuit against the Mail on Sunday. The legal filing was only reported last Friday. This is the lawsuit about the publication of Meghan’s letter to her father, Toxic Thomas...

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