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Company Behind ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ Accused of Intimidating Accusers in a Civil Lawsuit

The company behind America’s Funniest Home Videos has been accused of trying to intimidate accusers in a civil lawsuit against three former staffers who claim they were subjected to workplace sexual and racial harassment—and a judge just signed off on it. Back … Continue reading

21 States are Suing President Biden for Revoking the Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Washington — A coalition of attorneys general from 21 states sued President Biden and members of his administration for rescinding the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, seeking to undo the president’s attempt to effectively nix the 1,200 mile-long pipeline. Led … Continue reading

Ohio’s Attorney General Sues the Biden Administration Over the $1.9T Stimulus Package

Just as deposits began hitting the bank accounts of many Americans, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that he is suing the Biden administration over its $1.9 trillion coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package, which was signed into effect last week. In … Continue reading

Griddy Energy Files For Bankruptcy Protection in the Wake of Winter Storm Uri

Griddy Energy has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the aftermath of the severe winter weather that hit Texas last month and triggered an energy crisis. The wholesale electricity provider came under fire after many of its customers reported being hit … Continue reading

Breonna Taylor’s Boyfriend Files Lawsuit Against the Louisville Police Department for Violating His Rights

(CNN)The day before the anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death, her boyfriend Kenneth Walker III filed a federal lawsuit against the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) and the officers involved in last year’s fatal raid that seeks damages for violations of his … Continue reading

Apple is Suing a Former Employee For Selling Trade Secrets To an Unnamed Publication

The former materials lead at Apple has been sued by the company, with the complaint addressing alleged misappropriation of trade secrets that were then sold to an unnamed publication in exchange for favorable coverage of a startup. The leaks and … Continue reading

Passengers Are Suing Disney Cruise Line Claiming They Contracted COVID-19 While On Board

Disney Cruise Line is facing four federal lawsuits from Utah and Arizona tourists who claim they contracted the coronavirus while onboard the Disney Fantasy ship last March, just before the cruise business docked during the pandemic. The tourists said they … Continue reading

Facebook Under Investigation for ‘Systematic Bias’ in Hiring and Promoting Employees

San Francisco: Facebook is under investigation in the US for alleged systematic bias and racial discrimination in hiring and promotions. According to a Forbes report, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is probing whether Facebook has engaged in systemic racial … Continue reading

A Kentucky Woman Files Lawsuit Against Hospital Workers for Covering Up a Medical Error

Kim Johnson was nervous as she sat down at her dining room table in January 2015, clutching an unopened letter from the radiology department at Fleming County Hospital in Flemingsburg, Kentucky. Breast cancer had killed Johnson’s mother years earlier, a … Continue reading

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Amazon Claims the Company “De-Levels” Employees of Color

A Black woman who has worked at Amazon since 2017 is suing the online retailer and cloud services giant for racial discrimination, alleging the company purposely doesn’t promote employees of color and even pays them less than their White counterparts.  … Continue reading