Lawsuits

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2003, file photo, Bikram Choudhury, front, founder of the Yoga College of India and creator and producer of Yoga Expo 2003, leads a yoga class at the Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A California judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday, May 24, 2017, for Bikram Choudhury, the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
May 24, 2017 - 9:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Edward...
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May 24, 2017 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has asked a federal court to throw out a lawsuit by former anchor Andrea Tantaros, saying her claims that "sock puppet" Twitter accounts were set up to harass her were false. Fox said in court papers filed Wednesday that a Twitter feed allegedly set up under a false...
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FILE- This undated file image released by Profiles in History shows the first chapter of a manuscript that would become the Alcoholics Anonymous "Big Book," which includes stories and strategies for controlling addiction. The manuscript is scheduled to be sold at auction on June 8, 2017, but Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., has filed suit in New York seeking its return. (Broad Highway Publishing Co. via AP, File)
May 23, 2017 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alcoholics Anonymous is demanding the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the "Twelve Step" program of recovery from alcoholism. Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc. in New York state court last Thursday sued an Alabama man, Ken Roberts, who owns the manuscript, a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Dodge Ram pickup trucks are on display on the lot at Landmark Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM in Morrow, Ga. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some diesel pickup trucks and Jeeps cheat on emissions tests. The Justice Department lawsuit alleges that nearly 104,000 Ram pickups and Jeep Grand Cherokees from the 2014 to 2016 model years have software that allows them to emit lower amounts of pollutants during lab tests by the Environmental Protection Agency than during normal driving conditions. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
May 23, 2017 - 2:08 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests. The lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Justice Department marks the second time the government has gone after an automaker alleging use of software on diesel engines...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, attorney Mark Geragos talks to the media during a news conference in downtown Los Angeles. Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco in April 2017 in the Bahamas, and Geragos says the event billed as "the cultural experience of the decade" was a "get-rich-quick scam." (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
May 22, 2017 - 9:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco. Angry participants had lashed out on social media with the hashtag #fyrefraud as the music festival fell apart on an island in the Bahamas in April and fraud is the...
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May 22, 2017 - 7:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organizers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco. Lawsuits have been filed in federal courts in Los Angeles, New York and Miami in the past month as well as several state courts. A class-action fraud case filed in...
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May 22, 2017 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday that such lawsuits can be filed only in states where defendants are incorporated. The issue is important to many companies that...
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May 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday that such lawsuits can be filed only in states where defendants are incorporated. The issue is important to many companies that...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:39 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday. Iowa will pay...
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May 19, 2017 - 11:34 am
ROLESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The family of a Rolesville High School football player who died after sustaining a head injury during practice is suing the Wake County school system and members of the athletic staff. The News & Observer reports that 17-year-old Isaiah Langston died in September 2014...
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