Lawsuits

In this undated photo provided by attorney Kevin F. Rooney, a diamond ring is displayed for the jury from pieces of jewelry that New Orleans Saints quarterback and former Chargers player Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, had bought from a jeweler in the La Jolla area of San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's lawsuit against Vihad Moradi and CJ Charles jewelers began Thursday, June 6, 2019. The lawsuit claims they were supposed to pay wholesale prices but were charged far more. The defense denied any wholesale agreement and called the settings common. (Vihad Moradi/Kevin F. Rooney via AP)
June 08, 2019 - 8:48 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are battling a California jeweler over the value of diamonds they claim they purchased for more than $15 million as an investment. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's...
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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2012, file photo, a man walks past a Wells Fargo branch in Philadelphia. Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles repossessed. The bank filed the agreement Thursday, June 6, 2019, in a federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. It still needs a judge's approval. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 07, 2019 - 10:24 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles repossessed. The bank filed the agreement...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, a TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facility is seen in Hardisty, Alberta. A federal appeals court has lifted a judge's order Thursday, June 6, 2019, that blocked the controversial oil pipeline construction, but developer TC Energy previously said it is too late to begin work this year (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
June 07, 2019 - 3:08 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has lifted a judge's injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S., but the developer has said it's too late to begin work this year and environmental groups vowed to keep fighting it. A three-judge panel of the...
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June 06, 2019 - 7:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a pharmaceutical firm improperly used a charity to pay kickbacks that subsidized Medicare patients' copayment obligations, allowing the firm to keep raising prices for the drug. The suit filed Wednesday claims the scheme was designed to enable...
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June 05, 2019 - 6:23 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's U.S. sales chief is suing the company, alleging that it withheld 90% of his pay package last year because he testified in a government inquiry into sales reporting practices. Reid Bigland alleges that the company violated Michigan's Whistleblower Protection Act...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo warms up prior to a soccer match against Udinese, in Udine, Italy. A lawsuit filed last September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped by a woman who alleges the soccer star paid her $375,000 to keep quiet about a 2009 Las Vegas hotel penthouse encounter. But a federal lawsuit filed in January by the same woman is still active, and Las Vegas police say their investigation of the allegations remains open. Ronaldo lawyer Peter Christiansen declined Wednesday, June 5, 2019, to comment about the voluntary dismissal of the state lawsuit last month. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
June 05, 2019 - 4:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit by a Nevada woman accusing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009 at a Las Vegas Strip resort has been moved from state to federal court in Las Vegas, her lawyer said Wednesday. "We basically just switched venues, but the claims remain," said attorney Larissa...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2019, file photo, Cristiano Ronaldo applauds fans at the pit line ahead of the second practice session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco. A lawsuit filed last September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped by a woman who alleges the soccer star paid her $375,000 to keep quiet about a 2009 Las Vegas hotel penthouse encounter. But a federal lawsuit filed in January by the same woman is still active, and Las Vegas police say their investigation of the allegations remains open. Ronaldo lawyer Peter Christiansen declined Wednesday, June 5, 2019, to comment about the voluntary dismissal of the state lawsuit last month. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
June 05, 2019 - 2:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the status of U.S. state and federal lawsuits accusing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of rape (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A lawyer for a woman who has accused soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009 in Las Vegas says the legal action has not been dropped...
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June 05, 2019 - 8:09 am
BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufactured the chemicals. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the five Blades residents say they...
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File - In this May 14, 2019, file photo, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Democratic presidential candidate, officially announces his campaign for president at Helena High School in Helena, Mont. Gov. Bullock and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal face a key test Wednesday, June 5, 2019, when a judge hears arguments in their lawsuit seeking to force the Trump administration to resume collecting information about donors to certain nonprofit groups. Bullock, who is running for the Democratic nomination for president, has made campaign-finance disclosure a signature issue. (Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP, File)
June 05, 2019 - 6:58 am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An attempt by two states to force the Trump administration to resume collecting information about donors to certain nonprofit groups faces a key test Wednesday when a federal judge in Montana hears arguments about whether the states can challenge the IRS policy. Montana Gov...
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June 04, 2019 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign asked a judge Tuesday to penalize the Democratic National Committee for alleging in a lawsuit a conspiracy between the campaign and Russia, saying special counsel Robert Mueller's findings revealed the "doomed effort to...
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