Federal Lawsuit

McDonalds Employment Law Case: Settlement Reached

Employment Law

McDonalds Employment Law Case: Settlement for Labor Law Violations A settlement has been reached with the U.S. labor board in the McDonalds Employment Law Case. McDonald’s Corp said on Monday it had consented to settle a U.S. labor board case on whether the organization is responsible for its franchisees’ claimed labor law infringement. The McDonalds…

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Self-Driving Uber Car Accident Kills Pedestrian

Self-Driving Uber Car Accident Death in Arizona Unfortunately, an Uber car accident involving the companies self-driving (autonomous) vehicle model has caused it’s first pedestrian death in Arizona. Uber said it would work directly with the police to address the matter. The Uber car, a Volvo XC90-like utility vehicle equipped with the organization’s detecting framework, was…

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Lawsuit claims Wells Fargo auto insurance charges were a fraud

Car Accidents

Lawsuit says Wells Fargo auto insurance charges were fraudulent A new lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co. accuses the third largest U.S. bank of fraud and racketeering violations after admitting to charging several hundred thousand borrowers for auto insurance without notice or permission, causing many accounts to go delinquent. This class action lawsuit, filed on…

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Takata files bankruptcy after air bag recalls and lawsuits

Car Accidents

Takata files bankruptcy after the largest automotive recall in history Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata files bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The…

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Ex-Flint Attorney Files Federal Whistleblower Lawsuit

Criminal

Ex-Flint City Attorney Files Federal Whistleblower Lawsuit The ex-official claims she was fired after reporting illegal activities in the government. On Monday, a former official for the city of Flint, Michigan filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming she was fired after speaking out about illegal activities allegedly being carried out by city officials. The lawsuit…

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Federal Judges Block Trump’s Latest Travel Ban

Federal Lawsuit

Federal Judges Block Trump Travel Ban, Halting the Travel Ban Just before the Trump travel ban was set to go into effect, a federal judge from Hawaii issued an order blocking it. On Wednesday, a federal judge in Hawaii directed a nationwide order blocking President Trump’s travel ban on 6 muslim-majority countries labeled as high-risk…

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Florida House Wins Lawsuit Filed Against Florida Lottery

Community News

Florida House Wins Lawsuit Against the Florida Lottery Ruling comes after The House filed a lawsuit against the Florida Lottery for illegal signing a long-term contract for ticket sales. House Speaker Richard Corcoran claimed victory on Tuesday in another successful rebuke of Governor Rick Scott , after a Leon County Circuit Court Judge determined that the…

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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty in Diesel-Emissions Scandal

Class-Action Lawsuit

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty in Federal Lawsuit Volkswagen pleads guilty to an emissions-cheating scandal in the United States and agrees to pay $4.3 billion in penalties, ending a dark period for the automaker. In addition, prosecutors announced charges against 5 individuals involved in Germany. VW pleaded guilty to using false statements to import cars into the United States…

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ACLU sues Indiana town over Christmas display cross

Federal Lawsuit

ACLU sues Indiana town, Knightstown, over Christmas display cross The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit for the display of Christmas The ACLU of Indianapolis is suing the small town of Knightstown, Indiana over the Christmas display which includes a lit cross at the top. The cross has previously never bothered anyone in…

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Lawsuit against Google regarding email privacy will move forward

Federal Lawsuit

Privacy lawsuit against Google will move forward On Friday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled that the privacy lawsuit against Google, specifically regarding practices surrounding the Gmail email client, will proceed to trial. Koh’s ruling handed down a major defeat for Google, whom has been accused of scanning emails that Gmail users are sent before they ever reach…

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