Lawsuit

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau OTB Backs Off Plans For Casino In Westbury Following Strong Opposition

The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.

01/31/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

Protesters who want to see changes to New York's teacher tenure rules hold a rally outside Richmond County Court on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Judge Hears Arguments In Motion To Dismiss NY Teacher Tenure Lawsuits

The plaintiffs in the lawsuits argue that job protections for teachers deprive students of a sound, basic education.

01/14/2015

A New York University (NYU) student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities on February 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Appeals Court Reviews Muslims’ Claims About NYPD Surveillance

A federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday was reviewing the legality of the controversial NYPD religious surveillance program.

01/13/2015

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LI Widow Sues Doctor For Negligence After Husband’s Suicide

Attorney Jeffrey Lisabeth said a loving, hardworking police lieutenant became a different person before committing suicide with his service revolver.

01/10/2015

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NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Settlement

The NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.

01/08/2015

Flushing, Queens McDonald's Attack

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Sues Claiming He Was Attacked By Employee At Queens McDonald’s

Instead of service with a smile, a McDonald’s customer in Queens said he was smacked by employee after being refused service.

12/29/2014

Jean Mamakos (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: LI Woman Sues United Airlines Following Arrest On Flight

A Long Island woman claims she was treated like a criminal and pulled off of a flight just because she wanted to change seats.

12/23/2014

Aktarer Zaman on his Skiplagged airfare savings site. (Credit: CBS2)

Airlines Say They’re Being Cheated By Skiplagged Airfare Savings Site

Airfares seem to keep on climbing, but a 23-year-old computer whiz found a way to save you hundreds of dollars on airline tickets.

12/19/2014

Scales of justice (credit: ClipArt.com)

Former Hempstead Town Deputy Finance Commissioner Sues Over Firing

An attorney for a 21-year veteran deputy finance commissioner for the Town of Hempstead announced a legal claim Wednesday, alleging that age, sex and ethnic discrimination were the reason he was fired.

12/17/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL

A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been tossed.

12/17/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash killed comedian James McNair. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rejects Bid To Delay Tracy Morgan’s Civil Suit Against Walmart

The motion to delay the lawsuit came from Kevin Roper, the driver of the Walmart truck police said crashed into the back of Morgan’s limo van on the New Jersey Turnpike in June.

12/13/2014

Bud Selig (Photo by Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)

MLB, Selig Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.

12/12/2014

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New Lawsuit Claims Cosby Molested Woman When She Was 15 In 1974

A Southern California woman became the latest accuser against Bill Cosby Tuesday, claiming in a lawsuit that the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

12/02/2014

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