As Las Vegas Grand Prix Ends, F1 Fans File Class-Action Lawsuit Over Disappointing Race

Worldwide motor racing event Formula 1 debuted its first circuit in Paradise, Nevada, this year. Despite this highly anticipated event and hundreds of millions of dollars in preparation, the event was plagued with a number of mishaps which ultimately led F1 fans to file a class action lawsuit against the... Read More »

Salem Hospital May Have Subjected Patients to HIV and Hepatitis, Claims New Class Action Lawsuit

Massachusetts Salem Hospital is facing a class action lawsuit after some patients say they were possibly exposed to HIV and hepatitis while visiting the hospital for routine care. The exposure was first reported by the Boston Globe, where the hospital says an estimated 450 people may have been exposed to... Read More »

PepsiCo to Blame for New York’s Plastic Litter, Accuses New Lawsuit

New York State is tackling its plastic litter problem by filing a lawsuit against soda and snack giant PepsiCo. The lawsuit was filed in Erie County Supreme Court by Attorney General Letitia James and accuses PepsiCo and its subsidiary, Frito-Lay, of being a public nuisance due to the amount of... Read More »

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A Georgia middle school student was stabbed 14 times on her way to gym class by another classmate in March. Last week, the child's mother sued school administrators, alleging that they knew the child posed a danger to classmates, but that they did nothing to stop the threat. Ashley Wilson’s... Read More »

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After a record-breaking year, tech giant Nvidia is making headlines yet again. However, this go-around has nothing to do with its booming stock price and everything to do with allegations that Nvidia stole trade secrets as alleged in a recently filed lawsuit. Automotive tech company Valeo Schalter und Sensoren filed... Read More »

Robert De Niro's Former Assistant Wins $1.3M Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Robert De Niro's former assistant has been awarded $1.3 million in damages after she accused De Niro and his company of gender discrimination and retaliation. Graham Chase Robinson filed her lawsuit over four years ago accusing De Niro's company, Canal Productions, of assigning her “stereotypical female job” responsibilities. Her lawsuit... Read More »

California Blocked From Requiring Carcinogen Warning on Roundup Herbicide

The herbicide/weed killer Roundup, which contains the active ingredient glyphosate, has been banned in several countries because the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARV) found glyphosate to be “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Concurrently, under California’s Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, Roundup... Read More »

Virginia Photographer Wins the Right to Deny Service to Same-Sex Wedding Celebrations

A Virginia photographer has won the right to refuse to take pictures of same-sex wedding couples following a verdict in a similar but separate case. The decision was affirmed after the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit agreed to a mutual settlement to dismiss the lawsuit. In... Read More »

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Producer and Music mogul Sean Combs, better known by his stage name P. Diddy, was facing a scathing sexual assault lawsuit filed by his former time girlfriend Casandra Ventura, better known by her stage name, Cassie. The case was quickly settled one day after it was filed in court. Ventura... Read More »

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Seventeen-year-old Joaquin Oliver was shot and killed by a classmate in Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. Today, his parents have filed a first-of-its-kind human rights lawsuit accusing the U.S. government of prioritizing Second Amendment gun rights over their son's right to live. The lawsuit was filed... Read More »

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s ruling that a methamphetamine (meth) dealer properly received an enhanced prison sentence because he was found to be a “leader-or-organizer” of a drug distribution operation in Hawaii. Under the Aggravating and Mitigating Rule Adjustments Primer, which are Guidelines issued... Read More »

Lawsuit Over West Virginia Jail Conditions Ends in $4M Settlement

West Virginia has agreed to a $4 million settlement to end a class action lawsuit that accused the state of inhumane jail conditions. The lawsuit was filed last year on behalf of current and former inmates of the Southern Regional Jail in Beaver, West Virginia. Late last week, attorney Stephen... Read More »

New York Court Narrows Warner Bros. Discovery's Suit Over 'South Park' Streaming Rights

A New York judge has significantly scaled back Warner Bros. Discovery's legal action against Paramount over the popular animated series 'South Park's streaming rights on HBO Max. Justice Margaret Chan ruled that the dispute, which centers on a $500 million licensing agreement, is primarily a contractual matter rather than a... Read More »

Police Officer’s False Promise Invalidates Consent to Search Defendant’s Car

What constitutes a voluntary search of a car that is pulled over for a traffic violation? The answer to this question determines whether the evidence found during the search can be used by the prosecution or whether it must be suppressed. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Fourth... Read More »

National Association of Realtors Slapped With New Lawsuit Over Anti-competitive High Commissions

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is facing another class action lawsuit over violations of antitrust laws. Along with the NAR, the lawsuit also targets popular real estate brokerage firm Keller Williams Realty. The lawsuit was filed in early November in South Carolina by plaintiff Shauntell Burton. Burton’s lawsuit comes... Read More »