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Toyota Faces a Class Action Lawsuit Over the Size of the Highlander Hybrid Gas Tank

The size of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid gas tank is the focus of a class action lawsuit because New Jersey owners claim the fuel tanks cannot hold 17.1 gallons of gas as advertised. This decreases the number of miles possible … Continue reading

Infowars Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Infowars filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the website’s founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones faces defamation lawsuits over his comments that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. The bankruptcy filing Sunday in Texas puts civil litigation on … Continue reading

A South Carolina Lawsuit Over Execution Methods Gets Approval to Move Forward

A judge ruled Thursday that a lawsuit brought by four death row inmates challenging South Carolina’s execution methods can move forward as the state attempts to carry out its first execution in more than a decade. Circuit Judge Jocelyn Newman agreed … Continue reading

Online Marketplace Letgo Is Sued After a ‘Verified Seller’ Kills Two Buyers

The online marketplace Letgo is facing a wrongful death lawsuit after the parents of five children were fatally shot and robbed while using the app to try to buy a used SUV in suburban Denver in 2020. The lawsuit filed … Continue reading

A City in North Carolina Settles a Former Female Firefighter’s Discrimination Lawsuit

Officials in a North Carolina city have settled a federal discrimination lawsuit with a former female firefighter who said she had endured a hostile work environment in which the fire chief and others inflicted emotional distress. John Hunter, the attorney … Continue reading

Pastors File Lawsuits Against AME Church Over Missing Retirement Funds

Pastors have filed at least three federal lawsuits in recent weeks against the African Methodist Episcopal Church along with several subsidiaries and financial firms the church used, alleging tens of millions of dollars from a pension fund were mismanaged and … Continue reading

The Family of a Young Boy Whose Brain Was Damaged at a Baseball Game Files a Lawsuit

A 6-year-old boy suffered a fractured skull and brain damage when he was accidentally hit by a baseball thrown by a Los Angeles Angels player who was warming up before a 2019 game, according to a lawsuit announced Thursday that … Continue reading

Girls Scouts’ Recruitment Lawsuit Against Boy Scouts Is Thrown Out

A federal judge rejected Girl Scouts’ claims Thursday that the Boy Scouts created marketplace confusion and damaged their recruitment efforts by using words like “scouts” and “scouting” in recruitment drives. Manhattan Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein ruled the Boy Scouts of America can … Continue reading

Two More Coaches Sue the NFL Over Racial Discrimination

Two Black coaches joined Brian Flores on Thursday in his lawsuit alleging racist hiring practices by the NFL when there are vacancies for coaches and general managers. The updated lawsuit in Manhattan federal court added coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton. The … Continue reading

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Sues NY Prisons Over a Book Ban

The author of a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the revolt at the Attica Correctional Facility in 1971 sued New York state prison authorities on Thursday, saying they’ve unconstitutionally banned her book behind bars. Author Heather Ann Thompson, a University of … Continue reading