37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case

Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes — a majority of them football players and all but one anonymous — filed a civil rights lawsuit on Wednesday, saying that university officials had “aided, abetted and actively concealed” sexual assaults by Richard H. Strauss during his nearly 20 years as a team doctor for the school’s athletic department. The lawsuit, the fourth of […]

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Lawsuit seeks release of Boy Scout sexual abuse files

A New Jersey man who says he was abused by a Boy Scouts troop leader in the 1980s is suing to force the organization to release long-secret files containing the names of volunteers who were banned or considered risks for child sexual abuse. Attorneys for retired police officer Richard Halvorson filed the suit late Monday. The troop leader was suspended […]

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U.S. Soccer Rejects Relevent’s Bid to Host Ecuadorean Match

The United States Soccer Federation on Monday officially rejected an application from the soccer promoter Relevent Sports to host a match in Miami between teams from Ecuador’s top professional league next month. U.S. Soccer said it had rejected the proposed match organized by Relevent — which had sued earlier Monday for the right to hold it, before a decision was […]

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Lawsuit Claims The AAF Intentionally Misled And Defrauded Its Players

In an unsurprising turn of events, two players who played for a league that was suddenly dissolved for comically greedy purposes are now suing that league for screwing them out of a job. In a class-action complaint brought to the Superior Court of California, Birmingham Iron punter Colton Schmidt and Orlando Apollos linebacker Reggie Northrup allege they were misled about […]

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LAPD didn’t stop sharing ‘humiliating’ nude photo wrongly identified as captain: lawsuit

A veteran police captain in Los Angeles was subjected to a sexually charged, hostile work environment after a nude photo of a woman was shared among officers, some of whom falsely claimed the image depicted the female supervisor, an explosive lawsuit claims. The lawsuit, filed by LAPD Capt. Lillian L. Carranza, alleges that department brass knew the “deeply humiliating” naked […]

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Long Island town supervisor accused of molesting aide

A Long Island official was sued Tuesday by his former chief of staff who alleges his ex-boss molested him while they shared a hotel room in Albany last year. Chad Lupinacci, a Republican who was elected Huntington town supervisor last year, allegedly tried to ply Brian Finnegan with drinks in December 2017, during an overnight trip to clean out Lupinacci’s […]

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Family blames Amazon for man’s death in $6.5M suit

The family of a former Amazon employee has hit the online retail giant with a $6.5 million wrongful death suit, claiming its failure to give him paid time off after a bad fall ultimately lead to his demise. Ronald Ashley, 53, began working as a manager of global Human Resources solutions at the company’s Seattle headquarters in Feb. 2015. A […]

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Lawsuit over knockoff watch can be served via WhatsApp, judge rules

In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a Queens judge has allowed a lawsuit over a knockoff luxury watch to be served through the messaging service WhatsApp. The landmark ruling comes after Vienna resident Ahmed Alzaabi purchased what he thought was a genuine 2011 men’s Patek Philippe Nautilus from a man named Janoton Timothy Jaskon through the popular website Chrono24, the Austrian said […]

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