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Texas jury awards woman $37 million over Honda seat belts
February 15th, 2019  2:36 PM

A Texas jury has awarded more than $37 million to a woman who sued Honda after being paralyzed in a 2015 car crash

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Flight academy, instructor sued over fatal 2017 plane crash
February 15th, 2019  12:46 PM

The sister of a student pilot who died in a 2017 plane crash in Connecticut has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the instructor and flight school

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Racketeering lawsuit by Dakota Access developer dismissed
February 14th, 2019  9:02 PM

A federal judge has thrown out a $1 billion racketeering lawsuit that the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline filed against environmental groups and activists

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The Latest: Gay couples sue for marital rights in Japan
February 13th, 2019  9:43 PM

Thirteen couples have filed Japan's first lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage

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Protest highway shutdown lawsuit claims include extortion
February 8th, 2019  5:53 PM

Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and others who are suing over a five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline have broadened their claims against state and county government officials

Protest highway shutdown lawsuit claims include extortion
Meeting in USA Gymnastics bankruptcy called 'frustrating'
February 7th, 2019  7:16 PM

Three women who are suing USA Gymnastics over alleged sexual abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar expressed frustration with its chief financial officer's lack of answers during a meeting on the group's bankruptcy proceedings

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Attorney general sues over patient access to UPMC's network
February 7th, 2019  4:07 PM

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing to stop a split in the relationship between health giants UPMC and Highmark Health that would likely drive up costs for some patients in the Pittsburgh area

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The Latest: Attorney general sues UPMC over patient access
February 7th, 2019  4:04 PM

A lawsuit's been filed by the Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro in an effort to keep health giant UPMC from ending its business relationship with rival Highmark Health

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Woody Allen sues Amazon for ending movie deal
February 7th, 2019  3:19 PM

Filmmaker Woody Allen is suing Amazon for at least $68 million, saying that the company ended a four-picture movie deal last year after old accusations against him resurfaced in the press

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TVA might have to pay in cleanup contractor negligence suit
February 6th, 2019  4:34 PM

The nation's largest public utility says it could be required to partially reimburse a contractor it hired to clean up a massive coal ash spill after that contractor was sued by workers

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2 Oklahoma companies in trafficking lawsuit settle pay claim
February 6th, 2019  3:09 PM

Two Oklahoma companies accused in a federal human trafficking lawsuit of underpaying immigrant workers have reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor

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Twitter critic site gone after Nebraska school district sues
February 5th, 2019  5:19 PM

The Twitter account that has been criticizing a southeast Nebraska school district since last fall disappeared shortly after the district filed a lawsuit the critic's identity

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Unions, senator file 3rd lame-duck lawsuit in Wisconsin
February 4th, 2019  4:04 PM

Five unions and a Democratic lawmaker have filed another lawsuit challenging measures Wisconsin Republican approved in a lame-duck session

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Gas driller backs off demand to have man thrown in jail
February 4th, 2019  1:45 PM

A gas driller has backed off its demand to have a Pennsylvania homeowner thrown in jail after he agreed to talk to the company's lawyers next month

Gas driller backs off demand to have man thrown in jail
Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it's pot
February 2nd, 2019  10:31 PM

A company has filed a lawsuit against the Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado

Firm sues over product it says is hemp; state says it's pot
Family made billions on opioid as crisis raged, filing says
February 1st, 2019  3:34 PM

The company behind OxyContin ramped up efforts to sell more of the powerful painkiller even as evidence mounted that it was helping fuel a deadly opioid crisis, according to newly public allegations in a lawsuit

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Bangladesh sues Manila-based bank in NY over heist
February 1st, 2019  2:39 AM

Bangladesh central bank sues Philippine bank in New York court over 2016 heist of $81 million

Bangladesh sues Manila-based bank in NY over heist
PG&E must deal with problem that bankruptcy won't end: fires
January 31st, 2019  8:16 PM

Bankruptcy won't let the nation's biggest utility escape the danger that caused it financial peril in the first place

PG&E must deal with problem that bankruptcy won't end: fires
The Latest: Lawyers seek priority status for wildfire claims
January 31st, 2019  5:26 PM

Attorneys for wildfire victims suing Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. urged a U.S. bankruptcy judge to prioritize the claims of wildfire victims

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Attorney: PG&E wants trust fund for wildfire lawsuits
January 31st, 2019  2:42 PM

An attorney for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. says its goal in its bankruptcy case is to establish a trust fund to resolve all lawsuits from wildfire victims

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