Changes to Mississippi laws regarding criminal activity that occurs on a landowner’s property may reduce the number of frivilous lawsuits.
Lawsuits & Litigation
United Way of Tarrant County recently agreed to settle a retaliation and discrimination lawsuit for $431,000. The suit itself was filed by a former employee, Coneisha Sherrod after she was fired in 2017.
The developer of the popular Pokémon Go game, Niantic, recently agreed to settle a lawsuit with disgruntled homeowners who were tired of players hanging out at PokéStops near their homes.
The suit, filed by Alexander Parker and the ACLU, accuses a Cumberland County judge of overstepping her authority and violating the man’s constitutional rights.
Two Montana mothers who were detained while grocery shopping in Havre are suing Customs and Border Protection, saying they were interrogated for simply speaking Spanish.
Model Kelleth Cuthbert agreed to hold a tray of Fiji Water at the Golden Globes, appearing in the background of many celebrity shots. Afterwards, the company created a marketing campaign around the model’s image and she is suing Fiji for using her likeness without her permission.
The Environmental Law & Policy Center is suing the U.S Environmental Protection Agency over allegations that the current cleanup strategies implemented by the former Kasich administration aren’t aggressive enough to combat the algae bloom problem in the western part of Lake Erie.
Glenwood Care and Rehabilitation is under fire in a new wrongful death suit after a patient wandered from the premises and froze to death.
The workplace discrimination settlement is being hailed as “historic” by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Lawyers for Nick Sandmann Seek Retractions from Media Outlets, Celebrities Amid Allegations of Cyberbullying and Defamation
Covington Catholic High School junior, Nick Sandmann and his legal team are planning to send letters to more than 50 entities and individuals demanding retractions for their disparaging reactions following a January 18 incident involving a group of students and Native American activist Nathan Phillips.