Lawsuit

Dreamstime
September 15, 2017 - 10:22 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Salina has settled a lawsuit with a family whose daughter died several months after being shocked while playing in a rainstorm. The Salina Journal reports that the civil suit filed by Jaymie Hicks and Jonni Cullison was settled for an undisclosed amount. The couple's daughter,...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas Hospital Authority is facing a lawsuit from a former cafeteria worker who says the hospital's human resources department neglected to stop sexual harassment by a co-worker. The Kansas City Star reports that the sexual harassment lawsuit was filed in...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:35 pm
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Kansas teacher who sued a school district for installing a hidden camera in a classroom where he sometimes changed clothes. Science teacher Rob Marriott said in a lawsuit that Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district...
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August 31, 2017 - 9:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Relatives of a Kansas boy, 7, whose remains were fed to pigs after he was killed by his father and stepmother claim in a lawsuit that social workers in Missouri and the child welfare agency in Kansas did not do enough to protect him. The lawsuit alleges child welfare workers...
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August 22, 2017 - 5:43 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A former employee of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office has testified in federal court that she was confused and embarrassed by her 2013 firing after being told that her lack of church attendance was a key reason. Jurors began hearing ex-employee Courtney Canfield's...
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July 25, 2017 - 8:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed by a suburban Kansas City couple after a SWAT-style raid of their home in an unsuccessful search for marijuana. Robert and Adlynn Harte sued the Johnson County Sheriff's Office after the 2012 raid at their Leawood home...
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July 20, 2017 - 5:25 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Kansas sex offenders confined indefinitely in a state program for post-prison mental health treatment. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten ruled this week that the suit failed to provide details to support claims that the...
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July 10, 2017 - 9:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Federal immigration officials are being sued by the families of two people who authorities say were killed by a Mexican national in the U.S. illegally. The lawsuit filed in Kansas City, Kansas, alleges Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials negligently allowed Pablo...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas has agreed to settle for roughly $67,000 a 5-year-old lawsuit by a man who said he was illegally stopped and detained by a state trooper. Peter Vasquez tells the Topeka Capital-Journal he's happy his litigation over the December 2011 stop is ending. Vasquez...
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June 28, 2017 - 8:46 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC says it has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a more than $1 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." ABC spokeswoman Julie Townsend says in...
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