Lawsuit

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May 03, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A federal judge in Mississippi has dismissed most of a lawsuit in which rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis alleged a daughter had stolen money from him. U.S. District Judge Neal Biggers ruled April 25 that most claims were barred by a three-year statute of limitations. He left alive only claims...
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April 30, 2019 - 8:17 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly has nominated a new judge for the Kansas Court of Appeals despite a lawsuit over whether she has the power to fill the vacancy after her first nominee withdrew. The governor announced Tuesday that she was submitting the name of attirney Sarah Warner, (D-Lenexa), to the Kansas...
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April 30, 2019 - 8:06 pm
A court settlement will allow Medicaid beneficiaries in Kansas infected with the Hepatitis C virus to be able to receive the treatment they need regardless of how far their disease has progressed. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree approved on Monday the agreement in a class action lawsuit filed...
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April 23, 2019 - 9:32 pm
President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democrat chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. The complaint became the latest front in the intensifying battle between the president and the...
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April 23, 2019 - 7:52 pm
Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the "Empire" actor's attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on Smollett despite knowing that...
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April 23, 2019 - 6:59 pm
Hospitals and patients are suing to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths. The suit filed Monday in Atlanta federal court accuses the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the United...
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April 17, 2019 - 5:18 am
A judge has rejected a move by Spirit Boeing Employees Association seeking to dismiss the lawsuit filed by a Muslim aerospace engineer alleging discrimination stemming from a party at a Kansas lake. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled Tuesday that there remains a genuine issue of material fact...
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March 28, 2019 - 7:57 pm
A suburban Kansas City school district has agreed to apologize to three students who alleged their free speech rights were violated during a national classroom walkout for gun control. The apologies are part of a settlement that the Shawnee Mission School District reached earlier this month with...
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March 26, 2019 - 7:39 pm
The parents of a woman killed by an immigrant who was released from custody despite a federal request that he be held cannot sue San Francisco for negligence over the death that touched off a fierce national debate, a U.S. appeals court ruled. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
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March 15, 2019 - 7:14 pm
A lawsuit filed by a former Wichita police officer, alleging she was discriminated against, has been dismissed by a federal judge. Tiffany Dahlquist was suing the city and two Wichita police officials last year, saying that she was treated differently due to her gender after a teenager reported...
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