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Amtrak Employee Injured In Philadelphia Wreck Files Lawsuit

An injured Amtrak employee filed a Thursday in connection with the derailment that left eight people dead in Philadelphia this week.

05/14/2015

People walk past the Alma Mater statue on the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Columbia Student Sues University, Says Rape Accuser Has Ruined His Reputation

A Columbia University senior filed a lawsuit against the school Thursday, claiming that the university failed to protect him from harassment amid claims that he had raped a fellow student.

04/23/2015

Honorees Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 21, 2015 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Video-Leak Lawsuit Can Proceed

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

04/23/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect who struck and critically injured an NYPD officer with a hatchet. He was shot and killed by police. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Sues NYPD After Being Hit By Officers’ Gunfire Following Hatchet Attack

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD, after officers accidentally shot her, as they fired at a man who hurled a hatchet at them in Jamaica, Queens last fall.

04/16/2015

Children recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the school day (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Group Ends Challenge In N.J. To ‘Under God’ In Pledge Of Allegiance

A group has ended its legal challenge against a New Jersey school district to the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance.

04/14/2015

Former JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon. (Credit: Personal Photo)

Ex-JetBlue Pilot Sues Airline, Claiming It Didn’t Recognize His Illness In Mid-Flight Freakout

A former JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al Qaeda in 2012 has sued the airline for $16 million, claiming that it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill.

03/28/2015

Roger Clemens after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at U.S. District Court in Washington on June 18, 2012. Clemens was acquitted on charges of perjury, making false statements and obstructing Congress for denying he took performance-enhancing drugs.  (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Settlement Reached In Trainer’s Defamation Suit Against Roger Clemens

Attorneys on Wednesday said they have settled a long-running defamation lawsuit against former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens by his ex-trainer.

03/18/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

Inductees Daryl Hall (L) and John Oates of Hall and Oates speak onstage at the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on April 10, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Hall And Oates Sue Brooklyn Granola Maker Over Product Name Pun

Pop music icons Daryl Hall and John Oates are not amused what they believe is an appropriate of their names by a Brooklyn-based granola maker.

03/05/2015

Gavel (file/credit: clipart.com)

Lawsuit: Contractor ‘Bad Ass Inc.’ Built Unlivable Homes In The Bronx; City Turned Blind Eye

A group of Bronx homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the city Department of Buildings did nothing to stop a contractor that goes by the name Bad Ass Inc. from building uninhabitable homes.

02/24/2015

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

City’s DOE To Unveil New Disciplinary Policies After Lawsuit

The New York City Department of Education plans to unveil some changes in disciplinary policy.

02/13/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Easter Sunday (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dolan On Doctor-Assisted Suicide: ‘Real Heroes Are Those Who Die Naturally’

The battle lines are drawn as the Catholic church says it will fight efforts to legalize doctor-assisted suicide.

02/09/2015

Chief of Department James Burke (right) with Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber (left) in 2012 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lawsuit Claims Suffolk Police Chief Beat Suspect While Chained To Floor

Christopher Loeb’s attorney said her 28-year-old client suffered great physical pain after he was beaten while in custody at Suffolk County Police Department in 2012.

02/07/2015

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Advocates File Lawsuit Against NYS To Clarify Law On Doctor-Assisted Suicide

Patients and doctors in support of the lawsuit are asking the court to declare patients facing the end of life have a right under the state Constitution to make autonomous decisions about their bodies.

02/04/2015

Lindsay Lohan performs during a photocall for "Speed The Plow" at Playhouse Theatre on September 30, 2014 in London.  (credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Lindsay Lohan, Mother Sue Fox News For Defamation

Actress Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina Lohan have filed a lawsuit accusing Fox News, TV host Sean Hannity and guest commentator Michelle Fields of defamation for claiming the actress and her mother did cocaine together.

02/03/2015

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