Lawsuits

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul speaks during his address at the inauguration of Gov. Tony Evers, right, at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. A coalition of labor unions and a Democratic lawmaker filed another lawsuit Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, challenging measures Wisconsin Republicans approved in a lame-duck session, alleging in part that the new laws illegally weaken the governor and attorney general while placing an "incalculable" financial burden on taxpayers. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)
February 04, 2019 - 4:04 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A coalition of labor unions and a Democratic lawmaker filed another lawsuit Monday challenging last-minute measures Wisconsin Republicans approved last year to weaken the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, arguing the new laws are illegal and place an "...
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February 04, 2019 - 2:42 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 31 about a lawsuit filed by Massachusetts against drugmaker Purdue Pharma, The Associated Press erroneously described the type of business the company McKinsey conducts. It is the management consulting firm, not a drug distributor. Also, the AP erroneously reported the...
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Ray Kemble speaks with reporters outside the Susquehanna County Courthouse in Montrose, Pennsylvania, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2018. A gas driller backed off its demand to have Kemble, a Pennsylvania homeowner who’s long accused the company of polluting his water, thrown in jail over his failure to submit to questioning as part of the company’s $5 million lawsuit against him. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
February 04, 2019 - 1:45 pm
MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) — A gas driller backed off its demand Monday to have a Pennsylvania homeowner thrown in jail after he agreed to talk to the company's lawyers next month. Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. contends Dimock resident Ray Kemble and his former lawyers tried to extort the company...
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Former Green party member Elen Debost poses at the Paris courthouse, Monday Jan.4, 2019. A former French lawmaker's defamation lawsuit against six women who accused him of sexual misconduct and four journalists who reported the allegations goes to trial Monday in what some fear illustrates a backlash against the #MeToo movement. (AP Photo/Nicolas Garriga)
February 04, 2019 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — Six French women stood trial Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former lawmaker they accused of sexual misconduct 1½ years before the #MeToo movement. Four journalists who published allegations from the women and eight others in May 2016 also are defendants in the case filed...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Jerry Seinfeld performs at Stand Up For Heroes, presented by the New York Comedy Festival and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Seinfeld was sued Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, by a company claiming it bought the comedian's 1958 Porsche for $1.5 million only to discover it was a fake. Fica Frio Limited's lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court against a comic known for his love of vintage cars. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 9:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld was sued Friday by a company claiming it bought the comedian's 1958 Porsche for $1.5 million only to discover it was a fake. Fica Frio Limited's lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court against a comic known for his love of vintage cars. Seinfeld mixes his...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018 file photo, victims of former Ohio State team doctor Dr. Richard Strauss, from right, Michael DiSabato, Mike Schyck, Brian Garrett and Stephen Snyder Hill speak during an Ohio State University Board of Trustees meeting at the Longaberger Alumni House in Columbus, Ohio. The men alleging Ohio State ignored or failed to stop sexual misconduct by the team doctor are recommending their lawsuits be handled by one of the mediation teams used in nationally known cases involving Michigan State and Penn State. But Ohio State says it won't agree to that because the handling of those cases led to controversy. The university is recommending that a former federal judge or a federal appeals court mediator be used instead in the two lawsuits against it. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 6:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is offering to help provide free counseling services through outside providers for the 150-plus alumni who say they experienced sexual misconduct by a university team doctor decades ago. Praesidium, a company that has experience in responding to incidents of sexual...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018 file photo, victims of former Ohio State team doctor Dr. Richard Strauss, from right, Michael DiSabato, Mike Schyck, Brian Garrett and Stephen Snyder Hill speak during an Ohio State University Board of Trustees meeting at the Longaberger Alumni House in Columbus, Ohio. The men alleging Ohio State ignored or failed to stop sexual misconduct by the team doctor are recommending their lawsuits be handled by one of the mediation teams used in nationally known cases involving Michigan State and Penn State. But Ohio State says it won't agree to that because the handling of those cases led to controversy. The university is recommending that a former federal judge or a federal appeals court mediator be used instead in the two lawsuits against it. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 6:20 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a former Ohio State team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against students decades ago (all times local): 6 p.m. Ohio State says it will use a third-party facilitator to help provide free counseling for former students who allege sexual misconduct by a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018 file photo, family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses protest outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, Conn. The attorney general's office in Massachusetts is suing Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma, along with some company executives and members of the family that owns it in an effort to hold them accountable for the toll of the drug crisis in the state. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the company lost a legal battle to keep some parts of the lawsuit confidential. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
February 01, 2019 - 3:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The family behind OxyContin raked in billions of dollars as it pushed to keep patients on the powerful painkiller longer despite evidence that the drug was helping to fuel the nation's deadly opioid crisis, Massachusetts authorities allege in newly public court documents. While...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2016, file photo provided by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, from left; Second Secretary of the Bangladesh Embassy in Manila Probash Lamarong, Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) Director Julia Bacay-Abad and AMLC Member Emmanuel Dooc opens a case containing US dollars that was returned by Chinese casino junket operator Kam Sin Wong to Bangladesh and Philippine AMLC officials in Manila, Philippines. Bangladesh's central bank has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Philippine private bank over the heist of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The head of Bangladesh Bank's Finance Intelligence Unit confirmed the lawsuit against the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (Jason Arlan Raval/Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas via AP)
February 01, 2019 - 2:39 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's central bank has filed a lawsuit in a New York court against a Philippine bank, seeking damages and the return of $81 million stolen from its account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 2016, an official said Friday. Abu Hena Mohd. Rajee Hassan, head...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. A quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders to force a full or partial do-over of this year’s NFC championship game because of a blown “no-call” by game officials was rejected Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, by a federal judge.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 31, 2019 - 11:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A courtroom quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders for a full or partial do-over of this year's NFC championship game because of a blown "no-call" by game officials was rejected Thursday by a federal judge. NFL officials have acknowledged that flags should have been thrown...
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