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Contractor Sues MTA Over 405 Freeway Project Delays

A contractor is suing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over delays and cost overruns connected to the massive Interstate 405 widening project in Los Angeles.

07/02/2014

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Strip Club Sued For Allegedly Turning Away Solo Woman

An El Segundo woman is suing a strip club after she was allegedly barred from entering the establishment without being accompanied by a male.

06/24/2014

Christopher Persky and Ken Bencomo were recently married. Bencomo says he was fired after saying "I do." (credit: Rachel Luna/The Sun/LA Newspaper Group)

Judge: Gay Catholic School Teacher Reportedly Fired For Marrying Partner Can Sue School

A gay Catholic school teacher who was fired after marrying his long-time partner can move forward with his lawsuit against the school, a Los Angeles judge ruled Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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Patient Sues Hospital After Forgotten Surgical Sponge Costs Her Portion Of Intestine

A local woman is suing Simi Valley Hospital after she says she has lived in a nightmare for four years due to a medical mistake.

06/17/2014

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Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Sheriff’s Department In Fatal Shooting Of 23-Year-Old Father

Attorneys representing the family of Arturo Cabrales called for an investigation into his March 2012 death on Tuesday, as former deputies Anthony Paez and Julio Martinez faced a judge in a separate criminal case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

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Parents Of Unarmed Teen Shot By Police Absolve City Of Pasadena In $1M Settlement

Nineteen-year-old Kendrec McDade was shot and killed by two officers in 2012 after a 911 call of an armed robbery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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Judge Rules California Teacher Tenure Laws Unconstitutional

Teachers’ unions suffered a major legal setback Tuesday after a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional.

06/10/2014

James Anthony Scott, who goes by Shear, says he was bullied so often he had to change schools. He is filing a lawsuit against the LAUSD. (credit: CBS)

Bullied Gay Teen Accuses LAUSD Of Ignoring His Plight

Gloria Allred announced that Shear was filing a lawsuit against the school district for failing to protect him.

06/06/2014

A new lawsuit claims former state regulators helped Boeing sidestep plans to clean up nuclear contamination at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. (Photo credit: CBS)

Report: Ex-Calif. Regulators Helped Boeing Derail Santa Susana Cleanup

Former state regulators allegedly helped officials with Boeing derail the cleanup of a partial nuclear meltdown site in Simi Valley, according to a new report.

06/06/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano watch the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

Former Employee, Alleged Ex-Girlfriend Sues Donald Sterling For Discrimination, Retaliation

A woman claiming to have been in a relationship with Donald Sterling is suing the embattled Clippers owner after she says she was fired for protesting to “a steady stream of racially and sexually offensive comments.”

06/02/2014

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Woman Sues McDonald’s Over Alleged Burns From Hot Water

A woman is suing McDonald’s for negligence after she allegedly suffered second degree burns from a cup of hot water two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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Couple Testifies At Stow Trial That Dodgers Stadium Had Lax Security Night Of Severe Beating

Stow is still unable to handle simple tasks like tying his own shoes.

05/30/2014

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Clippers Owner Sterling Files Suit Against NBA For $1B

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $1 billion in damages from the National Basketball Association, according to his lawyer Max Blecher.

05/30/2014

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JP Morgan Chase Lawsuit Alleges Discriminatory Mortgage Lending

City prosecutors announced Friday a lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase claiming the bank engaged in discriminatory lending that allegedly fueled a wave of foreclosures in Los Angeles.

05/30/2014

This and other photos were allegedly taken after a home invasion at the Artesia residence of Vivica Keyes in January.  (Photo credit: Jasmyne Cannick)

Woman Alleges Deputy Misconduct, Racial Bias After Artesia Home Invasion

An Artesia woman has filed a lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies violated the law when she fought off a man who invaded her home, attorneys said Wednesday.

05/28/2014

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