T-Mobile

T-Mobile has been hit with a data breach that has impacted about 37 million of its customers. The data breach resulted in the personal identification information of millions of customers across the nation being shared with unauthorized individuals. In a form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on... Read More »

Costco

Big box retailer Costco lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the company falsely advertises its canned tuna as “dolphin safe.” A proposed class action claims Costco’s tuna is acquired via fishing methods that harm and kill dolphins. A federal court in San Francisco recently rejected Costco’s motion to... Read More »

Guggenheim Museum

The family of Holocaust survivors Karl and Rosi Adler, who anxiously fled Nazi Germany in 1938 sued the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation for a Picasso painting worth $200 million. The heirs’ demand, unlike the precious abstract work of art, is crystal clear: return the painting to the family. The lawsuit... Read More »

Mike Tyson watches the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans, Feb. 27, 2022, in Los Angeles. A woman has accused former heavyweight boxing champion Tyson of raping her sometime in the early 1990s in a lawsuit filed in January 2023, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

If this news story sounds familiar, that’s because it is. In a case echoing past rape charges from the 1990s, a woman filed a lawsuit against former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson this week. The woman claims that Tyson raped her while they were in a limousine in Albany, New York. ... Read More »

CVS pharmacy

CVS Health has been hit with a lawsuit for workplace discrimination after allegedly firing a nurse practitioner for refusing to prescribe birth control on religious grounds. According to the complaint, Texas resident J. Robyn Strader worked at a CVS MinuteClinic for six and a half years. CVS granted her religious... Read More »

UC Irvine

Plagiarism is a major problem in higher education. Students who present the work of others as their own without proper attribution can fail a single assignment or the entire course. But it is not only students who copy the work of others. One professor at a public university in California... Read More »

A woman holds her daughter while waiting to be processed by US border patrol after crossing the US-Mexico border in July. Photograph: Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty Images

President Biden has elected to continue the controversial Trump-era immigration policy requiring asylum-seekers to wait outside of the country while their claims are pending. Although the White House was forced to reinstate the so-called “Remain in Mexico” policy by court order, progressive politicians and human rights activists are concerned with... Read More »

harley davidsons in a row

The Federal Trade Commission recently dealt a blow against manufacturers in the war over the right to repair. Consumer advocates have been fighting to prevent corporations from conditioning product warranties on the use of branded products and official repair sites, when third-party repair shops and aftermarket parts are often much... Read More »

Ellen Gilland, 76, at her first appearance in Volusia County court Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (WKMG ClickOrlando)

As lunch trays were being delivered to rooms at 11:45 AM, shots rang out on the 11th floor of the AdventHealth Hospital in Daytona Beach hospital. The fatal shooting then led to the arrest of a very surprising suspect, an elderly Florida woman, who had shot her terminally ill husband,... Read More »

child support agreement

When a divorced father tried to terminate the child support obligations he was to provide for his 18-year-old daughter who had dropped out of high school, the trial court ruled in his favor. His wife appealed, and now she and her daughter will be able to keep the funds that... Read More »

surgery for amputation

A New Mexico family has filed a lawsuit after their daughter’s leg was amputated following a 10-hour wait time in the emergency room. On October 14, 2022, 12-year-old Meiah Tafoya was rushing to class when she tripped and fell, fracturing her leg. The child's mother took her to the hospital... Read More »

disneyland

Disabled 66-year-old Joanne Aguilar visited Disneyland with her two daughters on August 22, 2021, and died a few months later due to injuries sustained after she fell while disembarking from the Jungle Cruise ride. The Aguilar family filed a wrongful death lawsuit, charging that Disneyland violated the Americans with Disabilities... Read More »

jefferson city capitol building

In 44 B.C., the Roman Republic passed a law that forbade women from wearing togas. In 900 A.D. Chinese women were forced to bind their feet because the Emperor liked them to be “dainty.” In the Middle Ages, dress codes that permitted different attire for different women according to their... Read More »

Actor Alec Baldwin appears in court in New York City. (Alec Tabak-Pool/Getty Images)

Fourteen months after an on-set shooting death during the filming of the low-budget Western film “Rust,” New Mexico prosecutors charged actor Alec Baldwin and armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed with two counts of involuntary manslaughter. The charges stem from the fatal shooting on October 21, 2022, of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42. ... Read More »

sunny balwani theranos

Former Theranos executive Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani was recently sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted on 12 counts of wire fraud and conspiracy. Balwani appealed his conviction, and he’s asked the district court to release him from prison while his appeal is pending. Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and... Read More »