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Tornado victim's family sues Amazon over warehouse collapse

Jan. 17, 2022 18:52 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the central Illinois Amazon facility where he worked filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday in Madison County. The action on behalf of Austin McEwen, 26, claims that Amazon failed...

Lawsuit: Google, Facebook CEOs colluded in online ad sales

Jan. 14, 2022 16:41 PM EST

Newly unredacted documents from a state-led antitrust lawsuit against Google accuse the search giant of colluding with rival Facebook to manipulate online advertising sales. The CEOs of both companies were aware of the deal and signed off on it, the lawsuit alleges. The original,...

2 Louisiana women sue over fatal salt mine collapse

Jan. 14, 2022 12:25 PM EST

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Two women have sued the operator of a Louisiana salt mine where a roof collapse killed their husbands a year ago. Genee Romero and Alexandra Patin said in nearly identical lawsuits that Cargill Inc. officials and supervisors ignored both the danger and at...

Environment groups, company settle lawsuit over landfill

Jan. 14, 2022 12:07 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Two environmental groups have settled a federal lawsuit with a waste management company over allegations the company’s landfill in New Hampshire leaked toxic chemicals into a nearby river. Under the settlement reached this week, Casella Waste Systems and its...

Fox News, others seek access to report on voting machines

Jan. 13, 2022 15:44 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — In defending itself against a defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems, Fox News is seeking access to an expert report filed under seal in a separate Georgia lawsuit that the author says details vulnerabilities in the company's touchscreen voting machines. ...

California sues 'sharing ministry' health insurance plan

Jan. 12, 2022 18:59 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Wednesday sued what the state's attorney general called a sham health insurance company operating as a “health care sharing ministry” — one the state claims illegally denied members benefits while retaining as much as 84% of their payments. ...

State AG may sue to block planned mask mandate in Omaha

Jan. 11, 2022 19:17 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials want to impose a new mask mandate in Omaha to slow the spread of COVID-19 as surging virus cases continue to strain hospital capacity, but the state said it would sue to block the rule if it is imposed Wednesday as planned. Douglas County Health...

Card-room operator files lawsuit over WA sports betting

Jan. 11, 2022 16:41 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Washington state officials unlawfully granted Native American casinos a ‘”discriminatory tribal gaming monopoly” over sports betting and other types of gambling. The Seattle Times reports the lawsuit was filed in U.S....

Judge: Lawsuit can proceed against Flint water contractor

Jan. 10, 2022 18:16 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit against an engineering company, which is accused of not doing enough to stop the flow of lead-contaminated water in Flint in 2015. Four families are suing Veolia North America. The company did not participate in the...

Airbnb will change process to fight discrimination in Oregon

Jan. 06, 2022 18:44 PM EST

Airbnb hosts in Oregon will soon only see the initials of some prospective renters, not their full names, in a change designed to prevent discrimination against Black users of the online lodging marketplace. The new policy stems from the settlement of a lawsuit that claimed hosts...