Mylan Faces Another Class Action Lawsuit Over EpiPen Pricing

Mylan has been in the news a lot lately, and now that it’s facing a “new proposed class action lawsuit over the price of its EpiPen allergy treatment,” the company is bound to be in the news even more in coming months. The lawsuit was filed by three EpiPen purchasers on Monday in Tacoma, Washington federal court, claiming that “Mylan engaged in a scheme with pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).” What are PBMs? They’re “companies that act as intermediaries between pharmacies, insurers and drug companies – to dominate the market and overcharge consumers.”



Advertisers Turn Their Backs to Bill O’Reilly After Harassment Revelation

Advertisers are leaving Bill O’Reilly en masse after a New York Times report revealed that his employer had paid millions of dollars to settle sexual harassment and misconduct suits pending against the popular talk-show host. Big businesses announced they’d be cutting ties with O’Reilly on Wednesday following the Times’ revelation. Among the advertisers canceling contracts



Flint Water Suit Settled, Still Bad

The Flint water crisis, precipitated by the Republican state government’s penny wise and pound foolish money “saving” strategy, has left behind years of damage not just to the city’s lead pipes, but to the lives of its residents. Now that a lawsuit brought by several organizations including the ACLU of Michigan, Concerned Pastors for Social Action, and the Natural Resources Defense Council, as well as Flint resident Melissa Mays, has been settled, there may be some progress towards making Flint whole again.


Texas Roadhouse Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Texas Roadhouse, a restaurant chain based out of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to settle an age discrimination lawsuit that was filed way back in 2011. The lawsuit itself was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), claiming the chain “violated federal laws by refusing to hire people age 40 and older for front-of-the-house jobs like hosts, bartenders, and servers.”


Fox News Under Fire for Racial Discrimination

Fox News is under fire amid allegations that the network “failed to address racial discrimination against two black women who work for the company.” Just last Tuesday, Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright sued the network, claiming they and “other dark-skinned employees suffered years-long racial animus from Judith Slater, a former senior vice president and company controller.”


Trump University Settlement Is Finally Approved

After lengthy litigation, the dispute surrounding Trump University is finally over. On Friday, a federal judge finally approved a “$25 million settlement deal between President Trump and students” who paid for and attended real estate seminars at Trump University. Though the deal was originally agreed upon back in November, it had to undergo approval by U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Fortunately for former students, the settlement calls for President Trump to “reimburse the students who say they were defrauded.”


“Toxic Tush Doctor” Sentenced To 10 Years After Butt Enhancement Death

A Florida woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a bizarre case involving botched cosmetic butt injections, tire sealant, rubber cement and superglue. Wondering how all of those things go together? Well, apparently Oneal Ron Morris, recently dubbed the “Toxic Tush Doctor,” actually used a mixture of tire sealant, rubber cement, and superglue during a cosmetic butt procedure that ultimately lead to the death of 31-year-old Shatarka Nuby. In fact, according to investigators, “a witness to the procedure claimed to have seen Morris superglue cotton balls to Nuby’s injection sites.”


Seattle Sues Over Trump Order to Defund ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Seattle launched a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Wednesday, deriding the President’s executive order to defund ‘sanctuary cities’ as a form of unconstitutional federal coercion. The mayor of Seattle, Ed Murray, told reporters the Constitution of the United States forbids Washington from putting pressure on cities. “They cannot punish cities, and they cannot force