Lawsuits

April 12, 2018 - 12:52 pm
IRVING, N.Y. (AP) — The Seneca Indian Nation is renewing its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years ago. The western New York tribe says Thursday a new lawsuit seeks to force the state to get federal approval for the toll road,...
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April 12, 2018 - 10:01 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge with an audacious plan to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis has changed course slightly. Federal Judge Dan Polster has set a schedule to start trying some of the cases in March 2019 as settlement talks continue. His goal...
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April 11, 2018 - 4:30 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Times and other news media organizations sued over California's new execution rules Wednesday, saying they would bar journalists from fully reporting on the lethal injection procedure. The lawsuit is the latest challenge as the state seeks to resume...
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April 11, 2018 - 10:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An aviation security officer fired after forcibly dragging a passenger from a plane last year has filed a lawsuit against United Airlines and the city of Chicago. James Long was one of the officers called to a plane in April 2017 after Dr. David Dao refused to give up his seat. Video...
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April 11, 2018 - 12:04 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether the widow of a former University of Notre Dame football player can sue the school and the NCAA over allegations her husband was disabled by concussions from his college career in the 1970s. Steve Schmitz was suffering from dementia...
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April 10, 2018 - 8:24 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who was denied permission to return to the United States from Mexico sued the federal government Tuesday, saying he was misled by a little-known benefit aimed at keeping married couples together in the U.S. while a spouse waits for a green card. Marco Villada, who came to the...
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April 10, 2018 - 12:42 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A lawyer in Poland says that three survivors of World War II atrocities have sued a Polish publisher of books that contain Nazi propaganda and Holocaust denial. Wojciech Kozlowski said Tuesday it was Poland's first such lawsuit. It was filed last week with a Warsaw court...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question. Is Facebook really changing its relationship with its users, or just tinkering around the edge of a deeper problem...its insatiable appetite for the data it uses to sell ads? (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 10, 2018 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): ---- 12:30 p.m. Facebook faces two new federal lawsuits for allegedly violating the trust of the millions of users whose personal data was shared with the data-mining firm...
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Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is welcomed by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe in Paris, Monday April 9, 2018. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to sign a "strategic partnership" with Macron in the Elysee Palace on Tuesday. France is hoping to profit from the prince's shake-up of the conservative kingdom to forge a new kind of commercial relationship. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 10, 2018 - 4:25 am
PARIS (AP) — A lawyer representing a Human rights Yemeni group has filed a lawsuit in a French court against Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accusing him of complicity in torture. Joseph Breham is suing bin Salman — who is currently in France for an official trip — for his role in...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:17 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who attends Michigan State University filed a federal lawsuit against the school Monday alleging that three former men's basketball players sexually assaulted her at an off-campus apartment in 2015 and that she was discouraged from reporting what happened. The...
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