Lawsuit

A Hawthorne man says his dog - seen in this screenshot from an online video - was shot four times by police officers. (courtesy Gabriel Martinez/YouTube)

Judge Dismisses 2 Remaining Counts Against Man Whose Rottweiler Fatally Shot By Hawthorne Police

Video of the dog being shot (at least four shots were fired) went viral and sparked international outrage.

05/20/2015

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Cosmetologist Sues Nail Garden After Allegedly Getting Fired Over Pregnancy

Officials Tuesday announced a licensed cosmetologist is suing a nail salon that allegedly fired her after she became pregnant.

05/12/2015

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Mother Accuses Teacher In Inglewood Of Slapping Her Son With Special Needs

A mother says she’s suing an Inglewood instructor, two teacher’s aides, and a school district after she alleges that her son, who has special-needs, was slapped in class.

05/11/2015

Bill Cosby

Cosby Accuser Sues Comedian In Defamation Lawsuit To Restore Her ‘Good Name’

Therese Serignese, of Boca Raton, said her case, which had a brief hearing before a federal judge in Worcester on Thursday, is not about financial compensation.

05/07/2015

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LAX Workers Take Legal Action Against Alleged ‘English Only’ Policy

A lawsuit set to be filed on behalf of workers at Los Angeles International Airport alleges that a Delta Airlines contractor has unlawfully instituted an “English Only” policy in the workplace.

05/07/2015

Manny Pacquiao in the ring before the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pacquiao Faces $5M Lawsuit By Fans Over Undisclosed Shoulder Injury

The so-called “fight of the century” appears to be impacting the sports world well after its conclusion.

05/05/2015

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Bruce Jenner In Malibu Crash

The stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner have sued the Olympic gold medalist.

05/01/2015

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

LA City Attorney Files Lawsuit Alleging Hospital Dumped Patient On Skid Row

City Attorney Mike Feuer Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center alleging a 38-year-old mentally ill patient was dumped on Skid Row.

04/29/2015

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City Of Brea Will Pay $700K Settlement To Man Arrested In Family’s Killings

The city of Brea will pay $700,000 to a man who was arrested in the 2011 killings of his mother and brother but was freed when his high school friend confessed to the crimes, lawyers said Tuesday.

04/28/2015

Former AT&T President Aaron Slator attends Variety's Spring 2014 Entertainment and Technology Summit at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del Rey on May 5, 2014 in Marina del Rey, California.  (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Variety)

AT&T Fires President Over Racist Text, $100M Lawsuit Goes On

AT&T has confirmed that it has fired Aaron Slator, a president who became the subject of a $100 million discrimination lawsuit for using his work phone to send racially offensive images.

04/28/2015

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Judge OKs Settlement In Class-Action Lawsuit Against LA Jail Deputies

A federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.

04/20/2015

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Lawsuit Alleges Deputies Fatally Beat L.A. County Jail Inmate

The mother of a Los Angeles County jail inmate has filed a $25 million lawsuit alleging guards fatally beat her son and then tried to cover up the attack.

04/15/2015

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Mischa Barton Sues Mother Over Lost Earnings

Mischa Barton has sued her mother, claiming she has stolen money earned during her acting career.

04/07/2015

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Elite LA County Prosecutor Sued For Alleged Sex Harassment

A lawsuit alleges that the former head of an elite Los Angeles County prosecution unit sexually harassed two women employees and denied them good assignments for refusing to accept his advances.

04/02/2015

Attorneys for NFL linebacker Dwight Freeney (pictured) announced the filing of the lawsuit against Bank of America in downtown L.A. (CBS)

NFL Linebacker Alleges Bank Of America ‘Aided & Abetted’ $20M Fraud Scheme

Attorneys for one of the NFL’s highest-paid defensive players announced a lawsuit Tuesday alleging Bank of America “aided and abetted” a fraud scheme that cost him $20 million.

03/31/2015

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