Current and former residents of a Hyde Park apartment building are expected to file a class action lawsuit against the management company.
It looks like “American Idol” is facing a major class action lawsuit filed by former employees of the show and contestants. The Blast obtained the exclusive court documents, which involve some crazy stories… including one about a carrot-shaped purse! ‘American Idol’ Is Facing A Major Class Action Lawsuit… That Involves A Carrot-Shaped Purse?! According to […]
A shuttered South African airline sued Boeing Co for fraud over its agreement to buy eight 737 MAX planes and seeks damages of at least $83 million. Boeing "placed profits over safety and led with a plan of deception," Comair's suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Seattle said. Boeing declined to comment.
The New York Times once said Tucker Carlson’s program “may be the most racist show in the history of cable news.” The Fox News host’s latest comments on Black female judges bolster the claim.
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The woman lost her career over United Airlines’ mask policy, according to the federal lawsuit filed in Florida.
- Business Insider
Ye's lawyers at Greenberg Traurig quit after his antisemitic tirades in October, but a judge made them tell him personally before they could withdraw.
(Bloomberg) -- The squabble between crypto billionaires Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Digital Currency Group’s Barry Silbert appears to be over, paving the way for a resolution of one of the industry’s biggest bankruptcies. Most Read from BloombergQuake Toll Hits 4,000 in Turkey, Syria as Overseas Aid FlowsTurkey’s South Hit by a Second High-Magnitude EarthquakeDell to Cut About 6,650 Jobs, Battered by Plunging PC SalesUS Moves to Recover Chinese Balloon While Weighing RetaliationChina Moves
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp does not want New York’s liquor licensing agency to see sworn testimony from its chairman and CEO James Dolan as regulators probe MSG’s policy of banning plaintiffs lawyers who are suing the company from attending events at MSG venues. In the latest fallout from the controversial policy, which MSG enforces through the use of facial recognition technology, the company filed a petition on Friday in New York State Supreme Court to squelch a subpoena issued by the New York State Liquor Authority as the agency considers a potential revocation of the company’s licenses to sell alcohol.
(Bloomberg) -- Avaya Holdings Corp.’s board misled investors about the company’s finances and management as part of a “massive fraud,” according to a lawsuit filed in New York state court by bondholders who claim they lost more than $125 million.Most Read from BloombergQuake Toll Hits 4,000 in Turkey and Syria as Rescue Teams ArriveTurkey’s South Hit by a Second High-Magnitude EarthquakeDell to Cut About 6,650 Jobs, Battered by Plunging PC SalesUS Moves to Recover Chinese Balloon While Weighing
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Attorneys for Christopher Schurr argue he's protected by qualified immunity, which relates to actions that officers took in the line of duty.
A bankruptcy court judge declined to rule definitively on whether to appoint an independent examiner to the FTX bankruptcy case. The U.S. government argued that the statute called for the judge to demand such an examination, while FTX said a probe would represent a costly duplication. Baric & Associates Partner Steve Baric weighs in on the latest legal proceedings and the potential biggest hurdles for FTX’s new chief executive, John J Ray III.
A former Coinbase Global Inc product manager pleaded guilty on Tuesday in what U.S. prosecutors have called the first insider trading case involving cryptocurrency, his defense lawyer said in a court hearing. Ishan Wahi, 32, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, after initially pleading not guilty last year. Prosecutors said Wahi shared confidential information with his brother Nikhil and their friend Sameer Ramani about forthcoming announcements of new digital assets that Coinbase would let users trade.
(Reuters) -Wells Fargo & Co agreed to pay $300 million to settle a shareholder lawsuit claiming the bank hid that it had pushed unnecessary insurance on auto loan customers, according to documents filed in U.S. court on Tuesday. The Construction Laborers Pension Trust for Southern California, which led the class action brought on behalf of investors, said in federal court in San Francisco that Wells Fargo and its former chief executive, Timothy Sloan, had agreed to settle. The deal requires approval from U.S. Judge James Donato, who is overseeing the case.
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An Illinois man has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that an off-duty police officer improperly restrained his 12-year-old daughter during a fight in a Wisconsin middle school last year by placing his knee on her neck similar to how Derek Chauvin fatally restrained George Floyd. Jerrel Perez, who lives in Zion, Illinois, but who used to live about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north in Kenosha, Wisconsin, filed the lawsuit Monday. The filing seeks unspecified damages and attorney fees from Guetschow, the city of Kenosha and its school district.
- LA Times
Girardi, 83, sat stone-faced as a magistrate judge, a prosecutor and two public defenders appointed to represent him discussed his mental health.
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The recent class-action lawsuit has accused Signature Bank of helping the "now-bankrupt infamous FTX fraud."
(Reuters) -Meta Platforms Inc and blockchain nonprofit Dfinity Foundation have resolved Dfinity's trademark lawsuit against Meta over its infinity-symbol logo, according to a joint filing in San Francisco federal court. Meta and Dfinity asked the court Monday to dismiss the case with prejudice, which means it cannot be revived. A Meta spokesperson said Tuesday that the company was "pleased with the outcome of the case."
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Authorities estimate some 1,400 shops are now selling marijuana in the five boroughs, and virtually all of them are doing so illegally.
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A German court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit by environmental campaigners seeking to force automaker BMW to stop selling vehicles with combustion engine by 2030. The group Environmental Action Germany, also known by its German acronym DUH, argued that manufacturers such as BMW pose a threat to people's right to property, health and life if they continue making vehicles that produce greenhouse gas emissions.
MADRID (Reuters) -A Spanish businessman has admitted in court that he covered up the dangers of his company's star product, which allegedly led to nearly 1,900 workers contracting the occupational lung disease silicosis, court documents showed on Tuesday. Francisco Martinez, who owns Spain's leading kitchen worktop manufacturer Cosentino, accepted a six-month suspended prison sentence for five counts of serious injury due to gross negligence in a plea bargain with the court in the northwestern region of Galicia. Cosentino said in a statement the plea deal only admitted liability for insufficient technical information affecting five workers at a specific workshop and therefore could "not be extrapolated to other past or future proceedings".
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it will not appeal its loss in federal court in its fight to stop Meta Platforms from buying VR content maker Within Unlimited, but could still pursue the case with an internal FTC administrative law judge. Judge Edward Davila of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California last week declined to stop Meta from acquiring the VR content maker, rejecting the regulator's concerns the deal would reduce competition in a new market. An FTC official said that no decision had yet been made as to whether the agency would try to stop the deal in a process before an FTC administrative law judge.