SEATTLE (AP) — The city of Seattle has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a man who was stomped on and subjected to racial language during a robbery investigation. Lorena […]
An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a woman who claimed a retired dentist infected her with genital herpes, in a rare case in which a dispute over a sexually transmitted disease went to a jury trial.
Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna says digital media provider RealNetworks is going to pay a $2.4 million settlement because of free trial subscriptions that resulted in unwanted monthly charges to customers.
Washington state residents who bought a Skechers shoe that promised toned buttocks will be able to get a refund. Attorney General Rob McKenna’s office says the shoe company will allocate $40 million for refunds and pay $5 million to the 44 states that sued the shoemaker for false advertising.
The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Mayor Mike McGinn over allegations that Seattle police officers regularly use excessive force. McGinn is due to respond this week to DOJ demands for reforms in the Police Department.
A pastor is suing former church members for half-a-million dollars for defamation over critical reviews they wrote of him online.
Yahoo’s patent battle with Facebook is getting nastier.
The ACLU filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Border Patrol seeking to bar agents from making traffic stops, saying people are being pulled over and questioned “without reasonable suspicion.” The lawsuit stems from tensions between immigrants and the expanded presence of Border Patrol agents in Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula, which doesn’t share a land border with Canada.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Border Patrol seeking to bar agents from making traffic stops, saying people are being pulled over and questioned “without reasonable suspicion.”
Real Change newspaper and other organizations trying to end homelessness have sued the city of Seattle after they were denied a permit for an event.