RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about a lawsuit against novelist Nicholas Sparks by the former headmaster of the school the author founded, The Associated Press, citing testimony from Sparks, reported that former headmaster Saul Hillel Benjamin accepted severance of $150,000 to resign. While a lawyer for Sparks told jurors that Benjamin […]
The mother of a man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar in 2016 says they did not receive a settlement to drop a lawsuit against the actor.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two women said in a federal class action lawsuit they were sexually assaulted by a former gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles. The lawsuit states Dr. James Heaps sexually assaulted the women and made sexually inappropriate comments during their appointments. The suit also alleges that UCLA failed […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday says Georgia is discriminating against Puerto Rican driver’s license applicants by treating them differently than other U.S. citizen applicants — forcing them to take tests, seizing their documents for fraud reviews and quizzing them on details about the island. The suit was filed in Atlanta on behalf […]
A federal judge has given class-action status to a lawsuit that alleges Connecticut’s Correction Department has not done enough to screen and treat inmates with hepatitis C in the state’s prisons.
Connecticut has filed an expanded lawsuit against Stamford-based Purdue Pharma.
Additional plaintiffs have been added to a federal lawsuit that alleges Connecticut’s prisons failed to provide life-saving treatment to inmates with hepatitis C.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the documents for an investigation into tax law compliance by the president, among other things. It […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gun-rights group sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, contending it violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The lawsuit was the latest among gun advocacy and lobbying groups to challenge California’s firearms laws, which are among the strictest in the country, and comes after […]
A federal appeals court has ruled that a lawsuit seeking to change the way Connecticut counts prisoners when drawing up legislative districts can move forward.