Lawsuits & Litigation
United Airlines Passenger Involuntarily Removed from Flight Might Face Some Legal Hurdles with Lawsuit
The brutal eviction of a passenger on an overbooked United Airlines flight is among the worst public relations disasters in recent history. Following an announcement that four passengers would be selected to make room for airline staff, an Asian-American man was told he’d have to leave. Saying he was a doctor and had patients to
After recommendations made by a U.S. Magistrate Judge, a federal judge in California gave the go-ahead for past and present inmates at a Shasta County jail to file a class action suit. The case was registered last year in Sacramento’s District Court. The plaintiffs and their attorneys are arguing that the facility in question, located
It’s like a story from a Hollywood movie – a real-life Catch Me If You Can, perhaps. A young man escaped a halfway house in Texas back in in 1996. Unsatisfied with what life had thrown at him, including a conviction for indecency with a child, he decided to come up with a plan to
Yet another company has been slapped with a lawsuit. Yahoo Inc is being sued by a group of Chinese dissidents on claims that the company “failed to safeguard more than $17 million it pledged to help jailed Chinese dissidents in a 2007 settlement.” According to the lawsuit, Yahoo “willfully turned a blind eye while Harry Wu, a high-profile political activist charged with administering the funds, used them for personal gain.”
At long last, settlements have been reached in separate lawsuits between the Trump Organization and two celebrity chefs, Geoffrey Zakarian and José Andrés. The settlement between the organization and Andrés was agreed upon last Friday, while Zakarian’s was announced on Monday. Both lawsuits arose when the chefs “abandoned plans to set up shop in the Trump International Hotel, in Washington’s Old Post Office building” after President Trump kicked off is campaign back in 2015. As a result, the president sued both chefs.