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DoorDash sues New York City over rights to customer data

Sep. 15, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

DoorDash is suing New York City over a new law that requires delivery companies to share customer data with restaurants. The lawsuit filed Wednesday is the latest in a string of legal tussles between delivery companies and local governments, reflecting unease over the...

Suit to remove Oklahoma corporation commissioner rejected

Sep. 14, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit Tuesday that sought the removal of a commissioner from a state board that regulates a range of industries, including oil and gas production. The court ruled that Republican former state Rep. Mike...

Arizona AG files first lawsuit against Biden vaccine rules

Sep. 14, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed the first lawsuit Tuesday to block President Joe Biden's new vaccine requirements that could affect 100 million workers. Brnovich, who is running in a crowded Republican primary for U.S. Senate, claims Biden is...

Vermont sues 4 oil companies, alleges false info on climate

Sep. 14, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Tuesday became the latest state to sue some of the country's top fossil fuel companies by alleging they misled the public about the impact their products have on climate change. The state wants the companies to tell consumers that the...

Judge unimpressed by latest argument in Abu Ghraib case

Sep. 10, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A military contractor being sued for alleged complicity in the torture of inmates at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison argued Friday that recent Supreme Court cases make clear it can't be held liable for misconduct that occurred overseas, but a judge was skeptical. ...

DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats sue NYC over pandemic fee caps

Sep. 10, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

Three of the nation's largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms. The city has continued to extend those caps even as...

Court weighs drug distributor's insurance coverage fight

Sep. 08, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether the insurance company for a drug distributor should be forced to provide a legal defense in the company’s fight against government lawsuits related to the opioid epidemic. Justices on Wednesday heard...

Companies: $26B settlement of opioid lawsuits to move ahead

Sep. 04, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

Four companies in the drug industry said Saturday that enough states had agreed to a settlement of lawsuits over the opioid crisis for them to move ahead with the $26 billion deal. An announcement from the three largest U.S. drug distribution companies and a confirmation...

Legal shield for Purdue Pharma owners is at heart of appeals

Sep. 04, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

The end of the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case has left a bitter taste for those who wanted to see more accountability for members of the Sackler family. The Sacklers will give up ownership of the company, go out of the international opioid business and pay $4.5 billion in...

Lyft, Uber to cover fees for drivers sued under Texas law

Sep. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said Friday they will cover the legal fees of any driver who is sued under the new law prohibiting most abortions in Texas. The Texas law bans abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity, usually...