Tag: Lawsuits

Judge rules Missouri abortion ban not motivated by religious beliefs

A recent ruling by a judge in Missouri has sparked controversy over the issue of abortion and religious beliefs. The judge rejected a case filed by Christian, Jewish, and Unitarian Universalist leaders who support abortion rights, arguing that lawmakers who passed a restrictive abortion ban in the state were not trying to impose their religious […]

DOJ Resolves CityMD Covid Fraud Claims with $12 Million Settlement

CityMD, a health clinic supported by Walgreens, has agreed to pay $12.04 million to settle allegations of Covid fraud brought by the Department of Justice. The claims suggest that CityMD submitted false claims for Covid tests to a program designed for uninsured patients, even when their patients had health insurance. This fraudulent activity reportedly took […]

DC settles case with Bitcoin billionaire Michael Saylor

Billionaire bitcoin investor Michael Saylor and his company MicroStrategy have agreed to pay $40 million to settle a tax fraud lawsuit brought by the Washington, D.C., attorney general. The lawsuit alleged that Saylor evaded over $25 million in District of Columbia income taxes by posing as a resident of lower-tax states like Florida and Virginia. […]

Roller derby league successfully challenges NY county’s ban on female transgender athletes in court ruling

In a recent legal battle in Long Island, New York, a judge struck down a county executive’s order banning female transgender athletes from participating in women’s sports. The decision came after a local women’s roller derby league, the Long Island Roller Rebels, challenged the order. Judge Francis Ricigliano ruled that the county executive, Bruce Blakeman, […]

Uvalde Families File Lawsuit Against Meta and Call of Duty Developer on School Attack Anniversary

Two years after the tragic Robb Elementary School attack in Uvalde, Texas, families of the victims have taken legal action on the anniversary of the event. The families have filed lawsuits against Meta Platforms, the parent company of Instagram, as well as the maker of the video game Call of Duty, holding them responsible for […]

Tennessee Attorney General Investigating Effort to Auction Graceland in Foreclosure Sale

The attorney general of Tennessee has announced an investigation into a company’s attempt to sell Elvis Presley’s iconic home, Graceland, at a foreclosure auction. The move was halted by a judge after Presley’s granddaughter filed a lawsuit claiming fraud. Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti stated that Graceland had become the target of Nausanny Investments and Private […]

Uncertainty Looms Over Colorado Case as NCAA Approaches $2.8 Billion Settlement

The NCAA is on the verge of a $2.8 billion settlement to resolve three antitrust lawsuits, with the Big Ten conference being the latest to give its approval. However, there is uncertainty surrounding a fourth case, Fontenot v. the NCAA, and whether it will be included in the agreement. The plaintiffs’ attorneys in the Fontenot […]

Hospitalizations of Virginia Inmates Show Cases of Hypothermia in Prisons: How Does It Happen?

The story of Charles Givens, a developmentally disabled inmate at the Marion Correctional Treatment Center in Virginia, sheds light on the harsh conditions faced by inmates in the prison system. Givens’ sister filed a lawsuit alleging that her brother was subjected to routine mistreatment, including “cold-water torture,” before his death in 2022. The lawsuit raised […]

Timeline of Key Events in Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Abuse Allegations

The recent release of a video depicting an alleged assault by Sean “Diddy” Combs on his former girlfriend and protege, Cassie, has sparked a wave of public allegations and lawsuits against the music mogul. The video, which aired on CNN, shows Combs purportedly attacking Cassie in a Los Angeles hotel in 2016. According to Cassie’s […]

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs requests judge to dismiss ‘fabricated’ allegation of rape against him and others involving a 17-year-old girl

Sean “Diddy” Combs is facing a legal battle as he seeks to have a lawsuit dismissed that alleges he and two co-defendants raped a 17-year-old girl in a New York recording studio back in 2003. The hip-hop mogul has vehemently denied the claims, calling them “false and hideous” and stating that they were filed too […]

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