Lawsuit

Dreamstime
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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Dreamstime
June 23, 2017 - 9:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury's awarding of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued the company over its introduction of a genetically modified corn seed variety. Syngenta says in a statement that it is "disappointed" by...
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Dreamstime
June 23, 2017 - 7:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shawnee County will pay a woman $10,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after she fell from an upper bunk in the county jail. Giuseppina Rogers sued the county, its corrections department and some officials in 2012. She claimed she asked to be allowed to sleep on a lower bunk or the...
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Dreamstime
June 05, 2017 - 7:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The family of a former Pittsburg State college football player who killed himself in 2014 is suing the NCAA, questioning the governing body's handling of concussions including more than 100 they say factored into Zack Langston's death. The federal lawsuit filed Friday in...
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Sipa USA
May 10, 2017 - 9:19 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has told Kansas' top elections official to disclose proposed changes to federal voting laws that he took to a meeting with President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson says she reviewed the materials and found no error in the magistrate's earlier ruling...
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Dreamstime
May 05, 2017 - 4:20 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Legal challenges to a Kansas law requiring documentary proof of citizenship remain on track for trial after rulings in two separate federal cases. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson on Thursday mostly denied motions seeking summary judgment in mixed rulings that nonetheless...
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Dreamstime
April 24, 2017 - 4:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A teenager who was shot by a Kansas City store clerk who thought the boy was shoplifting a package of cookies is suing the clerk and his employers. The lawsuit on behalf of Ryan Jones was filed earlier this month against 27-year-old Mohammed Abdi and Pic N Save LLC. Abdi was...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2017 - 7:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed a Kansas sheriff fired a detective for refusing to end an investigation into a man who faces sex crime charges from five women and a teenage girl. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that U.S. District Senior Judge Sam Crow...
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Dreamstime
March 28, 2017 - 8:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a Topeka man charged with driving drunk and killing a woman is being sued. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the wrongful death lawsuit against Jason Patterson, 33, alleges negligence. Patterson is charged with involuntary manslaughter while driving under the...
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Dreamstime
March 22, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Kansas by parents of two former rowers who alleged they were sexually assaulted by a former football player in a dorm. The Kansas City Star reports Douglas County District Judge B. Kay Hoff dismissed the lawsuit on...
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