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Lawsuit: 12-Year-Old Was Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted At School

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

The father of a 12-year-old girl filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court Monday claiming that his daughter was repeatedly sexually abused by clas...

Former Students Claim Physical And Verbal Abuse By Schools

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah company that ran a network of domestic and international schools for troubled teens is being sued by more than 350 former stu...

Justice Dept. Sees Through AT&T's Jobs "Promise"

Dave Saldana | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business
Dave Saldana

Perhaps instead of kicking, screaming and spending millions trying to force the T-Mobile deal through, AT&T should just pay T-Mobile its $6 billion break-up fee, and spend $3.8 billion providing better service for its customers.

Paulina Rubio Lawsuit: Concert Promoter Is 'No Man,' Rubio's Says Furiously

Celestrellas.com | Posted 11.06.2011 | Latino Voices

While Mexican singer Paulina Rubio had to appear Friday in a Miami courtroom to respond to a lawsuit brought by businessman Carlos Gutierrez for alleg...

William Alden

Wall Street Banks Sued For Massive Fraud In Subprime Deals

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

The federal government late Friday filed lawsuits against 17 financial institutions, including some of the nation’s largest banks, alleging a patter...

U.S. Regulator Sues Bank Of America, Others Over Losses On Subprime Bonds

Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. regulator sued a number of major banks Friday over losses on more than $41 billion in subprime mortgage bon...

Brothers Allege Police Brutality In Federal Lawsuit

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

Two brothers who work at a Southwest Side liquor store filed a federal lawsuit Friday alleging that Chicago police officers beat them when they said t...

Lawsuit Alleging 'Bad Mothering' For Insufficient Homecoming Dress Budget, Curfew Dismissed

Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

The dismissal of a lawsuit brought against a Barrington Hills mother by her two grown children who accused her of “bad mothering” was unanimously ...

Lizzie Schiffman

PHOTOS: Grants Could Help Cash-Strapped Chicagoans Stay In Historic Homes

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

Got a drafty bungalow? A local nonprofit hopes energy-efficient updates can help cash-strapped Chicagoans weather the downturn and keep their historic...

The Hells Angels Are Not Happy About This Tee

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style

We love a good retail lawsuit, which is good because it seems like there's a new on everyday. This week everyone was talking about the Hells Angel...

NYU Pays Big For Racist Abuse of African Employee

The Atlanta Post | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home

New York University, the largest private university in the United States, has agreed to pay an African employee $210,000 to settle a racial and nation...

Meet Greg Beauchamp: The Venice-Based Artist Suing Martha Stewart

Style Section L.A. | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

Given the time Martha Stewart has spent not dropping the soap, one would assume that her employees were properly primed on avoiding legal situations. Apparently, one would assume wrong.

More Schwarzenegger Drama: A Defamation Lawsuit

Posted 10.05.2011 | Celebrity

By now, news of ex-California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's extramarital affair with a member of his household staff is as old as "hasta la vista."...

Charlie Sheen Drops Plaza Suit

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Crime

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Court records show a judge has granted Charlie Sheen's request to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a woman who locked herself i...

SEC And Ex-Goldman Trader Drop Litigation

Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Jonathan Stempel) - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) director Rajat Gupta and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are dropp...

Steven Hoffer

'Wigger Wednesday': Black Student Sues Minnesota School District For Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Education

A Minnesota school district allowed a homecoming event called "Wigger Day," during which students wore clothes and behaved in a manner that "from thei...

80-Year-Old Kindergarten Teacher Sues Over Firing

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- She was teaching kindergarten at 80, but Lillie Leon wasn't ready to close the classroom door on her career. But school administrators ma...

Ohio 'Heroes' Sue Woman They Saved From Certain Death

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Crime

MARION, Ohio — Two men honored as heroes for rescuing a woman from her burning sport utility vehicle after it crashed have sued her, claiming th...

Atheists Sue Over World Trade Center Memorial Cross

Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

An atheist group has lodged a lawsuit to block the World Trade Center cross from going on display at the 9/11 museum. The suit claims that displayi...

Kim Kardashian's Face-Off With Old Navy

Ivan J. Parron | Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment
Ivan J. Parron

Kim Kardashian is suing Old Navy over a new commercial that she says features someone who looks uncannily like her. While to the average person the suit may seem frivolous at best, patently ridiculous at worst, believe me, Kim has a case. And one she can win.

Woman Brings Whopping Lawsuit Against Her Divorce Lawyer

Canoe.ca | Posted 09.19.2011 | Divorce

CALGARY - The lawyer for a local woman who split with her common-law husband failed to adequately identify his assets, a $14-million lawsuit claims. ...

Ryan O'Neal Sues Over Fawcett Portrait

AP | By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- Ryan O'Neal sued a former associate of longtime partner Farrah Fawcett on Thursday, claiming the man is responsible for a Texas univers...

Extreme Secrecy Undermines the U.S. Effort in Afghanistan

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 09.14.2011 | World
Daphne Eviatar

While some secrecy is obviously necessary in the conduct of a war, the U.S. government's extreme secrecy about its detention of thousands of Afghans without charge or trial at the U.S.-run Bagram Air Base is actually creating a threat to U.S. troops, not alleviating one.

Woman Sues Ex Over Facebook Breakup

Seattletimes.com | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

Can you sue someone for a broken heart? A Michigan woman is seeking $8,386.88 from a Kennewick man because of a relationship gone bad via Facebook....

Starbucks Wins Dismissal Of Worker Tips Lawsuit

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Jonathan Stempel) - Starbucks Corp on Monday won dismissal of a lawsuit by former assistant store managers in New York who accused the w...