Corporate lawsuits

January 31, 2018 - 1:32 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two lawsuits accuse a guardrail manufacturer of design flaws that led to one woman's death and another's permanent disfigurement. The lawsuits filed Wednesday in South Carolina and Tennessee accuse the Lindsay Corporation of negligence in the design of X-LITE guardrails. The...
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The Fit Radio application icon is displayed on an iPhone, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in New York. In a federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta, Sony Music Entertainment and more than a dozen other record companies say Fit Radio, a music streaming service aimed at fitness enthusiasts, illegally infringes on their copyrighted recordings "on a massive scale." A representative of the Atlanta firm said in a statement Tuesday that it looks forward to "being vindicated by the court system." (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
January 23, 2018 - 7:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Some of the nation's largest recording studios have joined forces in an effort to stop a music streaming service aimed at fitness enthusiasts from using songs by Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Green Day and other stars. In a federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta, Sony Music Entertainment and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, copies of Allen Say's "Silent Days, Silent Dreams" sit on a bookshelf at a store in Boise, Idaho. The Boise, Idaho,-based James Castle Collection and Archive in a document filed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in U.S. District Court says Allen Say's "Silent Days, Silent Dreams" steals images created by Castle and its lawsuit should be allowed to proceed. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)
January 17, 2018 - 4:19 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against an Oregon children's book author. The Boise, Idaho-based James Castle...
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People walk past a pre-election poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin in St.Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The sign on poster reads: 'Strong president-strong Russia'. On March 18 presidential elections will be held in Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
January 15, 2018 - 2:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Justice Ministry said Monday it has filed a lawsuit to shut down a company used by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that is being used to finance his political campaigning. The Justice Ministry said it has asked a Moscow court to close the Fifth Season of the Year foundation...
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January 15, 2018 - 1:44 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Justice Ministry says it has filed a lawsuit to shut down a company used by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that is being used to fund his political campaigning. The Justice Ministry said Monday it has asked a Moscow court to close the Fifth Season of the Year foundation,...
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January 15, 2018 - 11:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a gay student. The case pits a university policy barring discrimination based on sexual orientation against the religious beliefs of a 10-member...
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Judge Dan Polster poses in his office, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Cleveland. Polster has invited Ohio's attorney general Mike DeWine to brief him on the impact of the opioid epidemic. Polster is overseeing a consolidated case involving dozens of lawsuits filed by communities around the country against drugmakers and drug distributors. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 14, 2018 - 11:24 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's record number of drug overdose deaths and the state's fight to slow the addictions epidemic are among the reasons hundreds of lawsuits against drugmakers are being heard in a Cleveland courtroom. A federal courts panel decided last month that the lawsuits should be...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma is one of at least 13 states that have filed lawsuits against drugmakers, alleging fraudulent marketing of drugs that fueled the opioid epidemic. Hunter says a judge has granted his request for a May 28, 2019, trial date for the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, Allergan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals and several of their subsidiaries. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
January 12, 2018 - 6:29 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic, according to Oklahoma's attorney general. Oklahoma, one of at least 13 states that have filed lawsuits against drugmakers, alleges fraudulent marketing of drugs...
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January 12, 2018 - 3:57 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. Oklahoma is one of at least 13 states that have filed lawsuits against drugmakers, alleging fraudulent marketing of drugs that fueled the opioid epidemic. State...
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The logo of Samsung is pictured in Saint-Ouen, outside Paris, France, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Two French rights groups have filed a lawsuit against electronics giant Samsung, accusing it of misleading advertising because of alleged labor abuses at factories in China and South Korea. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 11, 2018 - 11:46 am
PARIS (AP) — Two French rights groups have filed a lawsuit against electronics giant Samsung, accusing it of misleading advertising because of alleged labor abuses at factories in China and South Korea. It's the latest labor challenge to Samsung, which has faced growing health complaints from...
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