Lawsuit

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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Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP
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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February 19, 2019 - 8:40 pm
A Washburn professor says in a lawsuit that the university retaliated against her after she filed a sex discrimination complaint. Leslie Reynard, who teaches in the communication department, said in her lawsuit the retaliation began after she told her department chair in April 2018 that she...
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February 18, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Another former Newman University employee has added their name to a series of lawsuits. The former volleyball coach has become the fifth ex-employee to sue the school in recent months. Destiny Clark claimed in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the college retaliated against her and paid her less than...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:49 pm
The Kansas City Star is asking a Kansas judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against the newspaper by state Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning. The Star's attorney said in a filing Friday in Johnson County District Court that the lawsuit over a column about Denning last month is a "meritless...
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January 29, 2019 - 2:24 am
Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning has filed a defamation lawsuit against The Kansas City Star and one of its columnists. The lawsuit filed Monday in Johnson County District Court alleges that Steve Rose's column Saturday subjected Denning to public ridicule by falsely attributing multiple...
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Dreamstime
January 24, 2019 - 12:40 am
New information has come to light involving a lawsuit filed on behalf of injured Wichita Police officer Brian Arterburn. The updated lawsuit is against Eddy's Chevrolet Cadillac and its owners, Brandon and Rodney Steven, who are the owners of the vehicle used to run over Arterburn. The lawsuit...
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