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UNL to change its fee policy after Christian group sues

Nov. 23, 2022 13:22 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will consider changing its policy on the way student fees are distributed after being sued by a Christian student group that alleged it had been discriminated against. The changes the Board of Regents will consider at its...

Justice Department sues corn mill over multiple violations

Nov. 21, 2022 17:15 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit Monday against a milling company for multiple violations at a plant that was the scene of a fatal explosion five years ago. Kaul filed the action against Didion Milling Inc. in Columbia County. The lawsuit alleges the...

Judge orders Amazon to stop retaliations against organizers

Nov. 21, 2022 14:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Amazon to stop retaliating against employees engaged in workplace activism, issuing a mixed ruling that also hands a loss to the federal labor agency that sued the company earlier this year. The ruling came in a court case brought by the...

Missouri summer camp operators sued over abuse settlement

Nov. 18, 2022 16:34 PM EST

A Tennessee man filed a lawsuit Friday claiming that operators of the Kanakuk Camps in Branson, Missouri, lied to him and his parents while persuading them to sign a settlement over sexual abuse by a camp counselor. Logan Yandell, 27, of Hendersonville, Tennessee, and his parents...

Musk testifies in lawsuit over Tesla compensation package

Nov. 16, 2022 14:47 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the witness stand Wednesday to defend himself in a shareholder lawsuit challenging a compensation package he was awarded by the company’s board of directors that is potentially worth more than $55 billion. Musk denied that he...

Business group sues over new corporate ownership database

Nov. 15, 2022 15:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small business lobbying group filed suit Tuesday to block the Treasury Department's upcoming requirement that tens of millions of small businesses register with the government as part of an effort to prevent the criminal abuse of anonymous shell companies. The...

Judge grants partial victory to lawyer suing MSG over ban

Nov. 14, 2022 18:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge granted a partial victory on Monday to a lawyer who sued Madison Square Garden after he and his colleagues were barred from the Garden and other MSG-owned venues because their firm represents a group suing the company. State Judge Lyle Frank in Manhattan...

Lawsuit: 2 Wyoming mental patients dead, procedures ignored

Nov. 14, 2022 18:07 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two Wyoming State Hospital patients died while staff at the mental health institution failed to follow procedures in a series of choking, neglect and medication error incidents over the past four months, a lawsuit alleges. Protection & Advocacy System Inc....

Son of WVa helicopter crash victim files wrongful death suit

Nov. 14, 2022 16:44 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The son of a man who died in a June helicopter crash in West Virginia that killed six people has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that owned the Vietnam-era aircraft and others, claiming negligence contributed to their deaths. Brian...

California sues over 'forever chemicals' that taint water

Nov. 10, 2022 20:20 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit filed Thursday by the state of California accuses 3M, Dupont and 16 smaller companies of covering up the harm caused to the environment and the public from chemicals manufactured by the firms that have over decades found their way into waterways and human...