Lawsuits

In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, photo, former NFL running back Reggie Bush leaves the Civil Courts building with his legal team in St. Louis. Bush says dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Bush was playing for the San Francisco 49ers in November 2015 when he slipped and fell in a game after being pushed out of bounds at the former Edward Jones Dome. (Ryan Michalesko/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former NFL running back Reggie Bush alleges that dangerous conditions at a St. Louis stadium led to a season-ending injury in a case that could leave the city on the hook for damages, even though the Rams are long gone. Defendants in the civil trial, which began Tuesday, include...
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June 06, 2018 - 1:48 pm
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — A city in Iowa has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of a woman who was mistakenly shot and killed by a police officer, attorneys confirmed Wednesday. Attorneys for the city of Burlington and the estate of Autumn Steele...
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June 05, 2018 - 5:29 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A transgender woman filed a discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Alaska, saying she was denied coverage for medically necessary surgical treatment. The federal lawsuit, filed on behalf of Jennifer Fletcher, claimed the state health insurance plan excludes...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Summer Zervos leaves Manhattan Supreme Court at the conclusion of a hearing in New York. Lawyers for President Donald Trump and Zervos, a former “Apprentice” contestant who sued the president for saying her sexual misconduct claims were lies, are scheduled to be in court Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 05, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge set deadlines that could make President Donald Trump answer questions under oath by early next year in a former "Apprentice" contestant's defamation suit, while Trump's lawyers pushed back Tuesday on demands for information on his campaign's discussions about other women who...
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Zephyr Teachout points to Trump Tower while announcing her Democratic Party candidacy for the New York State Attorney General, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in New York. Teachout faces several candidates in the attorney general race, including New York City Public Advocate Letitia James. James won the endorsement of state Democrats at their convention last month. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 05, 2018 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout launched her Democratic campaign for New York attorney general outside Trump Tower on Tuesday with a promise to crack down on potential conflicts of interest in President Donald Trump's sprawling business empire. Teachout said she would use the...
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This June 5, 2018, photo provided by the Callaway County Sheriff's Office in Fulton, Mo., shows Sherry Paulo, of Fulton, one of five people charged Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in connection with the death of Carl DeBrodie, a developmentally disabled Missouri man whose body was found encased in concrete months after he disappeared. DeBrodie disappeared in 2016 and his body was found in April 2017 in a Fulton storage shed. (Callaway County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 3:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a year after a developmentally disabled Missouri man's body was found encased in concrete, two people who are accused in a lawsuit of making him fight for their entertainment have been charged in his death, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Sherry Paulo, 53, and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2015, file photo, contestants wear swimsuits as they compete in the 2016 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants in their appearance. Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America who is head of the organization's board of trustees, made the announcement Tuesday, June 5, 2018, on "Good Morning America." (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
June 05, 2018 - 2:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits seemed like a great way to get tourists to come to the Atlantic City Boardwalk after Labor Day. But how America views women has changed drastically since then, and the Miss...
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June 05, 2018 - 10:57 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A court on Tuesday ordered the U.S. territory's government to release all death certificates issued after Hurricane Maria hit the island amid allegations that the official death toll of 64 is severely undercounted. The court also said the government has to turn over...
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June 05, 2018 - 10:54 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman suing an Ohio city over foliage growing in front of a stop sign that she says caused her to have an accident has lost her fight in the state Supreme Court. At issue is a 2013 crash in Campbell (cam'-el) in northeastern Ohio in which the woman didn't see the sign...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference in Seattle. Ferguson is suing Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 04, 2018 - 8:33 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday sued Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law. Washington law requires the companies to maintain information about buyers of political ads, the cost...
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