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Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, is suing Nassau County PD for what he claims was an unprovoked beating (credit: Handout)

LI Man Suing Nassau County Police Over Beating; DA Looking Into Incident

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, claims two Nassau County cops viciously beat him during a routine traffic stop, breaking his nose and fracturing his face. Police said he tried to swallow a bag of marijuana.

05/06/2014

New School Model Lawsuit

Model Sues, Claims New School Used Her Photo In Ads Without Permission

A model has filed a lawsuit against the New School for over $10 million, saying the school used her image in ads without her permission.

05/02/2014

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New Jersey Judge Allows Suit Over Veteran Death Benefits To Move Forward

The families say Prudential Insurance Co. failed to warn former soldiers their policies were expiring.

04/30/2014

A Citi Bike rack is seen outside the Plaza Hotel in Midtown in Manhattan. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit By Plaza Hotel Asking To Have Citi Bike Rack Removed

A Citi Bike rack near the Plaza Hotel will be staying right where it is.

04/29/2014

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Connecticut House: Woman Can’t Sue State Over Chimpanzee Attack

The Connecticut House of Representatives on Monday sided with a legislative committee that recommended a woman blinded and disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack should not be allowed to sue the state for financial damages.

04/29/2014

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

Atheist N.J. Family Sues School District Over ‘Under God’ Phrase In Pledge Of Allegiance

The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American Humanist Association.

04/21/2014

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NJ Woman Who Wants ’8THEIST’ Custom License Plate Sues State Motor Vehicle Commission

Shannon Morgan, of Leesburg, filed the suit Thursday in federal court, saying the agency violated her First Amendment rights by rejecting a plate reading “8THEIST.”

04/18/2014

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Brooklyn Tenants Say Landlord Is Trying To Force Them Out Of Rent-Stabilized Apartments

Tenants allege the landlord failed to make repairs and seldom cashed rent checks in a scheme to evict them from their rent-controlled apartments.

04/15/2014

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Wrongly Convicted Brooklyn Man Sues State For $25 Million After Serving 24 Years In Prison

Derrick Deacon was convicted in the 1989 shooting death of teenager during a robbery in a Flatbush apartment complex. He was freed on new evidence last year.

04/14/2014

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Brooklyn Man Named ‘God’ Sues Credit Rating Agency For Refusing To Recognize His Name

God Gazarov said an Equifax customer-service representative even suggested that he change his name to resolve the issue.

04/11/2014

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Lawsuit: L.I. Nursing Home Workers Hired Stripper To Put On Show For Residents

The elderly woman was “photographed by nursing home staff at East Neck Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in West Babylon as as a muscular, almost nude male dancer gyrated in front of her,” according to the lawsuit.

04/08/2014

FILE - Cans of Four Loko are seen in the liquor department of a Kwik Stop store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four Loko Agrees Not To Promote Product With Anyone Underage

New York is among 20 states that have reached agreement with the makers of the fruit flavored malt beverages Four Loko, meant to ensure marketing through social media isn’t aimed at underage drinkers.

03/25/2014

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NJ Judge Allows Parents Of Alleged Bullies To Be Sued

Nearly a dozen students and their parents have been brought into a lawsuit filed by a New Jersey teenager who accused two school districts of not doing enough to stop eight years of bullying.

03/25/2014

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim Sue

Some Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.

03/22/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sources: Cuomo Could Overrule de Blasio In Charter School Battle

Mayor Bill de Blasio is being pressured by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to settle his fight with charter school operators. According to sources, if he doesn’t the governor is threatening to settle the issue himself.

03/21/2014

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