June 10, 2013
An antitrust lawsuit, filed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, against the NCAA over its sanctions against Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, was dismissed by a federal judge on Thursday.
June 7, 2013
The U.S. District Court jury ruled for the Cincinnati Archdiocese to pay a Catholic school teacher, whom it fired after she became pregnant by artificial insemination, $171,000 in damages.
June 4, 2013
A security officer who was wounded during the mass shooting at Western Psychiatric Institute last year, has filed a lawsuit against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the University of Pittsburgh and the gunman’s mother, citing failure to prevent the shooter’s rampage.
May 31, 2013
A former nurse at Kootenai Medical Center (KMC) has filed a lawsuit against the hospital, claiming that she was fired after she complained about a doctor’s allegedly unpredictable behavior.
May 17, 2013
If you say a taboo word, own up to it, but also explain the emotional situation that caused you to use it.
May 8, 2013
A recent lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) claims that district officials were aware of the sexual misconduct allegations against a De La Torre Elementary School teacher in 2009, but did nothing to address it.
April 19, 2013
After students filed a civil rights complaint against Occidental College, claiming that the school failed to protect women from sexual assaults, the college has hired two former sex crimes prosecutors to conduct an extensive review of the university handles such reports.
April 18, 2013
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has upheld Lehigh Valley Hospital’s firing of a security guard, who denied prior drug or alcohol addiction treatment on his application, but later admitted to being a recovering drug addict.
April 5, 2013
The Aurora theater shooter's psychiatrist alerted a campus police officer about her client's homicidal threats about a month before the attack, newly released documents show.
April 3, 2013
A federal judge on Saturday dismissed lawsuits by three former Duquesne University basketball players, who were shot at an on campus dance in 2006. The lawsuits claimed the school didn’t provide adequate security to prevent the shooting.
April 2, 2013
About 14 Guthrie and Corning Hospital patients have filed a lawsuit against the facility, claiming that a registered nurse may have reused syringes and exposed patients to HIV, and Hepatitis B and C.
March 29, 2013
A former Westside Regional Medical Center patient has filed a lawsuit against the medical facility, claiming that a security guard sexually assaulted her when she received treatment at the facility.
March 26, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a marijuana grower's privacy rights Tuesday, when a majority of justices decided a Florida K-9's alert outside a home resulted in an unconstitutional arrest.
March 20, 2013
The former safety chief for the Pittsburgh Public School District (PPSD) has filed a federal lawsuit against the district, citing age and disability discrimination.
March 14, 2013
A Morgan State University student, who was beaten so badly by another student that it left the victim partially blind, is suing the university, claiming that it should have recognized that the attacker was dangerous and posed a threat to others.
March 12, 2013
Officials at the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have agreed to pay a double-digit multimillion-dollar settlement stemming from alleged lewd acts by a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher.
February 21, 2013
A nurse has filed a lawsuit against Hurley Medical Center (HMC), claiming that the hospital would not let her treat an infant because she is black.
February 7, 2013
Twelve people filed a lawsuit Tuesday against North Shore University Hospital, following a security breach where medical records with personal information were stolen.
February 6, 2013
A federal judge ruled that that comments made by a former University of Oregon (UO) instructor where he asked disruptive students if they wanted him to shoot them were not protected by the constitutional right of free speech.
February 6, 2013
A federal judge on Monday dismissed Miami University’s Phi Kappa Tau chapter’s $10 million lawsuit against the college, citing that the fraternity failed to submit facts to support that the university violated the organizations constitutional rights against unreasonable search and seizure and due process.