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A New Mexico Man Is Suing Valencia County Police for Excessive Force

A lawsuit from a Valencia County man says his civil rights were violated when a group of Valencia County Jail employees beat him with excessive force in March. The man, Marvin Silva, received level two trauma care at University of … Continue reading

Dunn Paper, Inc. Faces Age Discrimination Allegations

A woman in Sanilac County is suing Dunn Paper, Inc. in federal court over allegations that she was let go from her job due to age discrimination. Filed in May, the suit claims the woman, Kimberly Cory, was terminated by the company … Continue reading

2 Men Sue a Rhode Island Mayor Over an ‘Unconstitutional’ Facebook Ban

Two men have sued a Rhode Island mayor they allege violated their First Amendment rights by deleting critical posts they made on her Facebook page and then blocking them entirely, the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said Thursday. … Continue reading

A West Virginia Lawsuit Against Several Opioid Manufacturers Is Set for Trial in 2022

A lawsuit filed by the state of West Virginia accusing several drug manufacturers of misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs will go to trial next April, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Thursday. The Mass Litigation Panel, a group of … Continue reading

Relatives of Shooting Victims File a Lawsuit Against the Manufacturer of Gun Magazines Used by the Shooter

The high-capacity magazine used by the man who gunned down nine people in Dayton two years ago serves no purpose other than allowing for the killing of as many people as possible, family members of four victims alleged in a … Continue reading

A Former School Superintendent Files a $5 Million Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination

The former superintendent of Hull public schools alleges in a lawsuit that he was discriminated against because he is gay and his firing has made it impossible for him to land a new job in education. Michael Devine alleges breach … Continue reading

A Kansas State University Professor with ADHD Accuses the School of Discriminating Against Him

Sanjoy Das, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Kansas State University, has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging he was discriminated against due to having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a mental health condition.  Das specifically … Continue reading

A Lawsuit Is Challenging Louisiana’s Decision to End Pandemic Unemployment Aid

A group of unemployed Louisiana residents filed a lawsuit challenging Gov. John Bel Edwards’ decision to stop accepting the federal pandemic benefits that gave jobless workers an extra $300-a-week boost and made some self-employed and gig workers eligible for the unemployment assistance. … Continue reading

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney for Streaming ‘Black Widow’

Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of “Black Widow,” which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the “Black Widow” … Continue reading

Nevada Tribes Are Allowed to Join the Legal Battle Over a Lithium Mine

Two tribes that joined a legal battle over plans to build a mine at the largest known U.S. deposit of lithium urged a judge Thursday to temporarily ban digging for an archaeological survey that they say would desecrate sacred tribal … Continue reading