Families of 3 Survivors File First Uvalde School Shooting Lawsuit

The families of three children who survived the Uvalde mass shooting in May have filed the first lawsuit in a federal court against the Uvalde school district, law enforcement officials, gun makers and others, alleging that their negligence and failures contributed to the massacre. The suit was filed Wednesday in Texas’ Western District Court and … Read more

Federal judge: Perhaps this lawsuit is worth it

There’s been a wrinkle in makeup and skincare company L’Oreal SA’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit on face cream: a federal judge in New York on Tuesday gave the green light on a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the company of defrauding shoppers by suggesting that its topical collagen products help smooth wrinkles. According to … Read more

Donald Trump wins ruling in rape accuser Carroll’s defamation lawsuit By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with his supporters at Wilmington International Airport in Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S. September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) -A federal appeals court set aside a judge’s ruling that Donald Trump could be sued for defamation by E. Jean Carroll … Read more

Trump accused of insurance fraud in NY lawsuit

New York Attorney General Letitia James sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization and others, including the ex-president’s eldest children, for financial fraud on Wednesday, in a lawsuit that includes allegations that the organization made misrepresentations in its purchase of surety bonds and directors and officers liability insurance. The suit follows a petition filed … Read more

McDonald’s Ordered to Face Byron Allen’s $10B Discrimination Lawsuit

McDonald’s Corp. has been ordered by a U.S. judge to defend against media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit accusing the fast-food chain of “racial stereotyping” by not advertising with Black-owned media. In a decision on Friday, U.S. District Judge Fernando Olguin in Los Angeles said Allen could try to prove that McDonald’s violated federal … Read more

McDonald’s ordered to face discrimination lawsuit

(Reuters) — McDonald’s Corp. has been ordered by a U.S. judge to defend against media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit accusing the fast-food chain of “racial stereotyping” by not advertising with Black-owned media. In a decision Friday, U.S. District Judge Fernando Olguin in Los Angeles said Mr. Allen could try to prove that McDonald’s violated federal and California … Read more

State Farm Agrees to Settle Katrina Claims Lawsuit with Mississippi AG

Mississippi has quietly settled its lawsuit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. for allegedly minimizing its Hurricane Katrina payments to policyholders, leaving the state to compensate homeowners. The settlement says the $12 million payment represents “restitution for damage, which was or may have been caused by a violation of law or potential violation of … Read more

U.S. States Ask Appeals Court to Reinstate Facebook Lawsuit

A big group of U.S. states, led by New York, argued to an appeals court Monday that it should reinstate an antitrust lawsuit against Meta’s Facebook because of ongoing harm from the company’s actions and because the states had not waited too long to file their complaint. Barbara Underwood, solicitor general of New York which … Read more

Credit Suisse settles U.S. shareholder lawsuit

(Reuters) — Credit Suisse Group reached a $32.5 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit accusing the Swiss bank of misleading shareholders about how well it managed risk, including its exposure to “high-risk” clients such as Archegos Capital Management. A preliminary settlement of the proposed class action was filed on Friday with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. It requires … Read more

State Farm, Mississippi Settle Katrina Lawsuit for $12M

Mississippi has quietly settled its lawsuit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. for allegedly minimizing its Hurricane Katrina payments to policyholders, leaving the state to compensate homeowners. The settlement says the $12 million payment represents “restitution for damage, which was or may have been caused by a violation of law or potential violation of … Read more