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A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Customers Hit By Sandy Fight For Class-Action Status In Suit Against LIPA

A lawsuit on Long Island could make history as the first class-action suit in the nation against a public utility for storm-related power outages.

01/28/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages Over GWB Lane Closures

Gov. Chris Christie, Bridget Anne Kelly, Bill Baroni, David Wildstein and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are named as defendants in the lawsuit. The complaint says the defendants partook in “willful, wanton, arbitrary and egregious official conduct.”

01/10/2014

Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair (credit: Estee Lauder)

Legal Wrinkle: Anti-Aging Cream Faces Class-Action Lawsuit

At $92 a pop, Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair cream carries a big promise in a little bottle – the youth potion every woman is looking for.

09/03/2013

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Man Delivers Tearful Testimony On Day 2 Of Challenge To Stop-And-Frisk Policy

The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of some of the stops, with lawyers arguing the policy unfairly targets minorities.

03/19/2013

Chelsea homeless shelter

NYC To Pay June Rent For Thousands Of Formerly Homeless

New York City said that it will obey a court decision and pay the June rent for more than 13,000 families who moved out of homeless shelters.
An appeals court ruled the city must continue paying rental subsidies through the Advantage program.

06/03/2011

Residents of the Father Pat Carroll Green affordable housing development say the found pipes, toilet seats and mufflers in the backyards of their new homes.

New Homeowners Sue Yonkers Over Shoddy Construction

It was supposed to give first-time homebuyers in Yonkers a chance at “the American dream,” but they say when they say when they moved in, the nightmare began.

12/02/2010