Lawsuit

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Author’s Lawsuit Over Hit Film ‘Gravity’ Dealt Setback

Bestselling author Tess Gerritsen’s lawsuit over the 2013 film “Gravity” is flawed and must be amended if she wants to continue seeking millions in profits from the blockbuster, a federal judge has ruled.

06/15/2015

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California Settles Heat-Death Lawsuits, Agrees To Improve

Family members of two farm workers who died from suspected heat-related illnesses and a labor union have settled their lawsuits against California on the condition that the state do more to ensure laborers are safe when temperatures rise.

06/10/2015

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Woman In Wheelchair Sues Airline Alleging She Had To Crawl Up Stairs To Board Flight

A woman in a wheelchair is suing American Airlines claiming she was forced to crawl up stairs without help to get onto a plane bound for Los Angeles International Airport.

06/09/2015

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Snoop Dogg Sues Beer-Maker Pabst Over Sale Profits

Snoop Dogg sued Pabst Brewing Co. on Monday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company’s sale to Oasis Beverages.

06/08/2015

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San Marino High Student Claims Teachers Failed To Report Rape Allegations

The lawsuit filed last week against the San Marino Unified School District in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges gender discrimination and seeks unspecified damages.

06/08/2015

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Downey Teacher Sues District Claiming They Allowed Students To Harass Her On Twitter

Amy Sulkis said she had to leave her job because of the stress.

06/04/2015

Drought And Aquifers

California Farmers Sue Over Contaminated Water Aquifers

A group of farmers and others in Central California’s Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.

06/03/2015

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Inglewood Sues Activist Who Criticized Mayor On Video

A local man is taking on the city of Inglewood in a vocal way as the city remains involved in a bitter legal battle with a number of its own citizens. The mayor of Inglewood is one of the key figures in the dispute, as the citizens and their attorneys say that this is an issue of free speech.

06/02/2015

Randy Esada thought he was due a refund from the LADWP. Not so fast. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Hancock Park Man Says DWP Billed Him Outrageously

Randy Esada received a bill for more than $18,000.

05/29/2015

Vahn Bozoian as he appeared in his USC playing days. (credit: USC)

Former USC Student Sues 3 Members Of School’s Baseball Team Over Release Of Sex Tape

“Plaintiff was immediately embarrassed, disgusted, humiliated and distraught,” the suit states.

05/29/2015

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

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