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Federal Lawsuit Accuses WA State Officials of Granting Native American Casinos a Monopoly

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Washington state officials unlawfully granted Native American casinos a ’”discriminatory tribal gaming monopoly” over sports betting and other types of gambling. The Seattle Times reports the lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

Parents of Late ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Sue Hospital For Negligence and Malpractice

The parents of a five-time champion on the game show “Jeopardy!” are accusing a Las Vegas-area hospital where he underwent abdominal surgery of causing his death in February 2021. Brayden Smith, who died at 24, was one of the last … Continue reading

The Atlantic Faces Defamation Accusations

A freelance writer, Ruth Shalit Barrett, accused The Atlantic of defamation in a lawsuit that centers on the rare retraction of a magazine article. Ms. Barrett was the author of “The Mad, Mad World of Niche Sports,” an investigative article … Continue reading

Officers Sue Baltimore Police Department For Racial and Gender Discrimination

Four Black women police officers have sued the Baltimore police department for racial and gender discrimination, including one who alleged in court documents that the treatment caused her to give birth on the sidewalk in 30 degree weather. Sergeant Danika Yampierre has worked at the … Continue reading

Boss Who Paid Former Employee in 91,000 Oily Pennies Is Sued For Back Wages

Aformer auto shop employee who discovered 91,500 pennies in his driveway may be getting the last laugh. Andreas Flaten reportedly put in his two weeks’ notice to A OK Walker Autoworks in Peachtree City, Georgia, in November 2020. It wasn’t until March … Continue reading

NFLPA Looks Into Antonio Brown’s Mismanagement Claims Against Buccaneers

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) will investigate Antonio Brown’s allegations that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are covering up practices of medical mismanagement, which the athlete said was the reason for his termination from the team and the cause of his abrupt … Continue reading

A Muslim Woman Sues a Missouri Gun Range Over Policy Against Her Hijab

A firearms store and gun range in suburban Kansas City refused to let a Muslim woman use the range unless she removed her hijab, a Muslim civil rights organization alleged in a federal lawsuit. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the … Continue reading

An Autistic Woman Sues a NC Company Over Her Firing

An autistic woman who worked for a North Carolina company has filed a lawsuit over her firing, saying the company never helped her understand what the firm meant when it flagged her for “unprofessional” communication. In a lawsuit filed Dec. … Continue reading

Two Women Sue the Operator of a Louisiana Salt Mine Over a Fatal Collapse

Two women have sued the operator of a Louisiana salt mine where a roof collapse killed their husbands a year ago. Genee Romero and Alexandra Patin said in nearly identical lawsuits that Cargill Inc. officials and supervisors ignored both the danger and … Continue reading

Airbnb Will Hide Guests’ Names to Tackle Discrimination in Oregon

Airbnb has announced it will hide guests’ names to fight racial discrimination after being sued by three Black women – but only in one US state. Airbnb hosts in Oregon will see only guests’ initials, instead of their first name, … Continue reading