• Hartford January 12, 2022 8:32 am

    St. Francis Sues Hartford HealthCare Over Monopoly Power Concerns

    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has filed a federal lawsuit against Hartford HealthCare.

  • Hartford January 12, 2022 8:34 am

    St. Francis Sues Hartford HealthCare Over Monopoly Power Concerns

    A legal battle is now underway between two big health care providers in the Hartford region. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has filed a federal lawsuit against Hartford HealthCare. Saint Francis accuses its rival of scooping up doctors and charging patients more for what it calls lesser service. In the complaint, Saint Francis claims there’s been a campaign...

  • U.S. District Court May 15, 2021 2:37 pm

    Ex-Border Agent Admits Illegally Bringing Woman Into US

    A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas has pleaded guilty to illegally bringing a Mexican woman into the U.S. to work as her nanny, according to federal court documents.

  • Donald Trump November 27, 2019 6:44 am

    US Judge Bars Trump's Health Insurance Rule for Immigrants

    A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction blocking a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon said in a written opinion that the proclamation could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts....

  • New York November 9, 2019 8:33 pm

    Woody Allen and Amazon End Legal Battle

    Woody Allen and Amazon.com have ended their legal battle. The filmmaker had sued Amazon in February after the online giant ended his 2017 contract without ever releasing a completed film, “A Rainy Day in New York.” Amazon had responded that Allen, whose daughter Dylan has accused him of molesting her when she was a girl, breached the 4-movie deal by...

  • United States November 7, 2019 7:42 am

    US: Saudis Recruited Twitter Workers to Spy on Critics

    The Saudi government, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to gather confidential personal information on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents, prosecutors alleged Wednesday. The complaint unsealed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco detailed a coordinated effort by Saudi government officials to recruit employees at the social media...

  • JUDGE September 26, 2019 4:00 pm

    Judge in Opioid Litigation Won't Remove Himself From Case

    The federal judge in Cleveland overseeing national opioid litigation denied the requests Thursday of several drug companies that he remove himself from the case. U.S. District Court Judge Dan Polster said in his order that he has done nothing over the past two years to favor cities and counties seeking money from the pharmaceutical industry to cover their costs of...

  • JUDGE September 14, 2019 5:15 pm

    Drug Company Attorneys Seek to Disqualify Federal Judge

    Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis want to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases, saying he has shown bias in his effort to obtain a multibillion-dollar global settlement. According to the motion filed late Friday in U.S. District Court in Cleveland, where Judge Dan Polster presides...

  • JUDGE September 11, 2019 9:27 pm

    Felicity Huffman Gains Favorable Probation Report in College Admissions Conviction

    Probation officials said there was “no victim” or any “actual or intended loss” in Felicity Huffman’s role in the college admissions scandal, court documents revealed Wednesday. While the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System’s report does not explicitly recommend a sentence for Huffman, the report clearly came down on the side of the Oscar-nominated actress and her bid to avoid...

  • California September 10, 2019 7:20 am

    National Rifle Association Sues San Francisco Over Terrorist Declaration

    The National Rifle Association has sued San Francisco where city officials recently declared the gun-rights lobby a terrorist organization. The NRA says in its lawsuit that the city is infringing on its free speech rights and is seeking to blacklist anyone associated with it.

  • NBC News August 29, 2019 5:42 pm

    Woman Had to Give Birth in Denver Jail Cell Alone, With No Assistance, Lawsuit Says

    A Denver woman gave birth alone in her jail cell, without any help from on-duty nurses and deputies, as surveillance cameras captured the entire experience, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. Diana Sanchez welcomed her baby boy into the world on July 31 last year, on what “should have been one of the happiest days of her life,” her...

  • Connecticut August 26, 2019 4:11 pm

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Embezzling $400K

    A Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $400,000 from her employer.

  • United States August 18, 2019 11:38 am

    Man Accused of Abducting Son in 1987 to Change Plea

    A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years is expected to enter pleas to federal charges in Connecticut.

  • JUDGE August 15, 2019 8:27 pm

    Panel Rules Soap, Sleep Essential to Migrant Kids' Safety

    Immigrant children detained by the U.S. government should get edible food, clean water, soap and toothpaste under a longstanding agreement over detention conditions, a federal appeals panel ruled Thursday in dismissing a Trump administration bid to limit what must be provided.

  • Connecticut August 7, 2019 4:00 pm

    Judge Grants Class-Action Status to Prisoners' Lawsuit

    A federal judge has given class-action status to a lawsuit that alleges Connecticut’s Correction Department has not done enough to screen and treat inmates with hepatitis C in the state’s prisons.

  • Associated Press July 17, 2019 6:51 am

    LA County to Pay $53 Million Over Strip Searches of Female Inmates

    Los Angeles County will pay $53 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged tens of thousands of women were given invasive group strip searches at a jail, according to court filings Tuesday.

  • soccer June 22, 2019 12:21 pm

    US Soccer, Women's Team Tentatively Agree to Mediate Lawsuit

    U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in the Wall Street Journal, to pursue mediation following the Women’s World Cup. “Here to win a World Cup, lawyers are...

  • United States June 22, 2019 12:21 pm

    US Soccer, Women's Team Tentatively Agree to Mediate Lawsuit

    U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in the Wall Street Journal, to pursue mediation following the Women’s World Cup. “Here to win a World Cup, lawyers are...

  • JUDGE June 21, 2019 3:04 pm

    14th Parent Pleads Guilty in College Bribery Scheme

    A Del Mar man has pleaded guilty for paying bribes to facilitate the admission of his children to the University of Southern California as a purported athletic recruit, federal officials said Friday.

  • JUDGE May 18, 2019 7:09 pm

    1,700 Additional Separated Migrant Children Identified by Trump Administration

    The Trump administration has identified at least 1,712 migrant children it may have separated from their parents in addition to those separated under the “zero tolerance” policy, according to court transcripts of a Friday hearing. U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw ordered the Trump administration to identify children separated before the zero tolerance policy went into effect in May 2018,...

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