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Multiple lawsuits have been filed against a commercial truck driver and his employer after the truck struck a school bus. The accident killed two individuals and injured many others in the Hays Consolidated Independent School District. The fatal crash happened on March 22 in Austin, Texas. The school bus was... Read More »

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Actor Hugh Grant has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against News Group Newspapers (NGN), the publisher of The Sun tabloid. The lawsuit, filed by Grant, accused NGN of hiring private investigators to unlawfully tap his phone, bug his car, and break into his home to gather information. Grant, known... Read More »

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Railroad company Norfolk Southern has agreed to pay $600 million to end a class action lawsuit filed in 2023 after company train cars derailed in East Palestine, Ohio. The derailment resulted in spilled chemicals, causing a fire that sent dark plumes of smoke into the air. The smoke cast a... Read More »

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Al Roker and his production company, Al Roker Entertainment, have come under fire in a recent lawsuit filed on Tuesday by television producer Bill Schultz. Schultz, known for his work on renowned shows like "The Simpsons" and "King of The Hill," formerly served as an executive producer on a PBS... Read More »

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“They destroyed the house, they broke every window, they put holes in the stucco. They deployed a ridiculous amount of contaminated chemicals…in the home, rendering it uninhabitable,” said the plaintiff’s lawyer during oral argument, while describing the damage a SWAT team inflicted on the home of Oleg Varlitskiy while they... Read More »

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Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of the Western film, ‘Rust,’ starring Alec Baldwin has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for involuntary manslaughter following the 2021 shooting death of cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins. Hutchins was killed after Baldwin pulled the trigger of a prop gun that discharged with... Read More »

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California’s commitment to clean and renewable energy is among the most progressive in the world. A lawsuit by an energy watchdog organization, however, challenged some of the recent decisions of the State’s key energy regulatory agency and sought the calendar of its current president for the time she served as... Read More »

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Donald Price was 67 years old when he passed away from declining health conditions, including organ failure. In a new lawsuit filed on behalf of his late wife, Rowena Price, the nursing home facility that cared for him is being accused of a wrongful eviction that led to his death.... Read More »

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Professional athlete Rashee Rice, a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, and Theodore “Teddy” Knox, a cornerback for SMU, have been hit with a lawsuit following a multi-vehicle crash in Dallas, Texas, on March 30th. The lawsuit, filed by Edvard Petrovskiy and Irina Gromova in Dallas County Court on... Read More »

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Following the tragic bombing at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, over 250 survivors are pursuing legal action against Britain’s domestic intelligence agency, MI5. Represented by lawyers from multiple law firms, a joint claim has been submitted to the U.K.’s investigatory powers tribunal. On May 22, 2017, suicide... Read More »

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A second lawsuit, which is seeking class-action status, has been filed against leading car maker General Motors. Customers accuse the automaker of collecting data on its customers and then passing that data to third parties. The information was then used by auto insurance providers to justify rake hikes for some... Read More »

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Kevin Franke, the estranged husband of YouTube vlogger Ruby Franke, has initiated legal action against Ruby's former business partner, Jodi Hildebrandt. The lawsuit alleges emotional distress and negligence on behalf of Franke and his children, accusing Hildebrandt of subjecting them to abuse while under her care. Legal documents obtained by... Read More »

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A man and a woman were convicted of murder with special circumstances, due at least in part to the admission of a two-year-old preliminary hearing transcript of the testimony of a key witness who did not appear at trial. Defendants argued that the read transcript was admitted in error because... Read More »

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Paramount Pictures has won a recent copyright lawsuit initiated by the heirs of the author of a 1983 magazine story that served as inspiration for the original Top Gun film. The plaintiffs, Shosh and Yuval Yonay, filed the lawsuit against Paramount, alleging that the studio proceeded with the development of... Read More »

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California passed Senate Bill 10 in 2023 to allow counties and cities the right to override some local housing initiatives that enacted housing density caps. The bill authorizes the construction of up to ten units on a single-land parcel without requiring the review mandated under the California Environmental Quality Act. ... Read More »