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A luxury car dealership is accused of firing an employee who warned others about a COVID-19 outbreak, telling him 'his only job was to fix cars'

The Rolls-Royce Ghost. Alanis King Hi Tech Motorcars is accused of firing a worker in December 2020 who warned others there was a COVID-19 case. "I feel it is important to inform all employees of the current situation," the man wrote in an email. The company sells cars from Audi, Maserati, Porsche, Aston Martin, Bentley, Lotus, and Rolls-Royce. When a worker at a high-end car dealership in Austin, Texas, learned one of his colleagues had tested positive for COVID-19, he did what the compan...
Tags: Lawsuit, Texas, News, Law, Trends, Healthcare, Charles Davis, Austin Texas, Department of Labor, Labor Department, US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Car Dealership, Porsche Bentley, Coronavirus, COVID-19


A federal judge in Texas said United must pause its vaccine mandate for employees seeking a medical or religious exemption

United Airlines A Texas judge told United it must pause its plan to put workers who requested an exemption on leave. The temporary order follows a lawsuit filed by 6 United employees who say the mandate is discriminatory. United defended its policy, saying vaccinations work and most of its US workforce has gotten one. A federal judge in Texas ordered United Airlines to temporarily pause its plan to put unvaccinated workers on leave if they requested a medical or religious exemption from c...
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Apple is appealing its own 'resounding victory' over Epic Games. It wants to delay a judge's order to change its App Store rules.

Apple CEO Tim Cook (left) and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney. Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer A judge ruled on Epic Games' lawsuit against Apple in September. At the time, Apple said the judge's verdict was a "resounding victory." Apple is now filing to appeal part of the verdict. Apple filed for an appeal of a ruling handed down by a judge in its legal battle with "Fortnite" maker Epic Games on Friday.Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled partly in favor of Apple in September, in a case that ...
Tags: Apple, Lawsuit, News, Trends, Tim Cook, Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Tech Insider, Fortnite, Kate Adams, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Rachel Luna Stringer


Hawaii Complaint Rights Wrongful Disarmament Determination by Police

“Thank you, sir, may we have another?” (Hawaii Police Department/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “[I]t is stipulated that County is permanently enjoined from denying an applicant’s permit to acquire a firearm due to being convicted of a crime of violence … unless the conviction meets the definition of ‘crime of violence,” a Friday order from Judge Derrick K. Watson in the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii mandates.  What that means is that Lance Choda, a Hawaii man d...
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Apple Files Appeal in Epic Games Lawsuit, Asks to Delay App Store Changes

Apple has opted to appeal the ruling meted out by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in the Epic Games vs. Apple lawsuit back in September, and today filed a notice of appeal with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The Cupertino company is planning to appeal the ruling that would require it to change its App Store rules to allow developers to add in-app links to outside websites, which would pave the way for alternate payment options that do not require develo...
Tags: Apple, Lawsuit, Featured, Court, Antitrust, App Store, Rogers, Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Epic Games vs. Apple


US Postal Service hit with lawsuit over DeJoy's plan to slow delivery of first-class mail

United States Postal Service workers load mail into delivery trucks outside a post office in Royal Oak, Michigan. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook The lawsuit demands public hearings be held on proposed changes at USPS. Beginning this month, USPS began slowing the delivery of first-class mail. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have signed on to a lawsuit. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have signed on to a lawsuit that accuses the US Postal Service of pursuing "significant and ...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, Law, Cbs News, Trends, Mail, US Postal Service, Usps, Postal Service, District Of Columbia, Charles Davis, Attorneys General, United States Postal Service, Rebecca Cook, Postal Regulatory Commission, Royal Oak Michigan


Rudy Giuliani testified that he represented Trump's 2020 campaign for free because the former president 'ordered me to do it'

Rudy Giuliani. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Rudy Giuliani said former President Donald Trump ordered him to represent his campaign for free, according to court documents. Giuliani had been called to testify in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Dominion Voting Systems employee. Giuliani said in the deposition that Trump told him to "go over and take over the campaign, tell them you're in charge." Rudy Giuliani testified that he represented former President Donald Trump for free after th...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, News, New York City, Trends, Lawsuits, The New York Times, Michael Wolff, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Defamation, Trump, Transcripts, Don, Oval Office


Rudy Giuliani testified that he represented Trump's 2020 campaign for free because the president 'ordered me to do it'

Rudy Giuliani. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Giuliani said Trump ordered him to represent his campaign for free, according to court documents. He was called to testify in a defamation suit brought by a former Dominion Voting Systems employee. Giuliani said Trump told him to "go over and take over the campaign, tell them you're in charge." Rudy Giuliani testified that he represented President Donald Trump for free after the 2020 election because Trump "ordered me to do it," newly released court...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, News, New York City, Trends, Lawsuits, The New York Times, Michael Wolff, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Defamation, Trump, Transcripts, Don, Sidney Powell


Commission rules, lockbox access chief among threats to industry

At Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue Experience event, Kalama Kim predicted that everything from a DOJ antitrust case to "marginal agents" could soon upend the real estate industry.
Tags: Lawsuit, Regulations, Radio, Hawaii, Commission, Agent, Department Of Justice, Doj, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Coldwell Banker, Lockbox, Select, Gen Blue, Antitrust Lawsuit, Kalama Kim


Apple Agrees to Pay $95 Million to Settle Lawsuit Claiming Refurbished Devices Aren't 'Equivalent to New'

Apple on Friday reached a $95 million settlement that, pending court approval, will resolve a class action lawsuit that accused the company of violating the Magnuson–Moss Warranty Act and other U.S. laws by providing customers with refurbished replacement devices, according to court documents accessed by MacRumors. Apple's Repair Terms and Conditions for the U.S. state that, when servicing a customer's product, the company "may use parts or products that are new or refurbished and equivalent ...
Tags: Apple, Lawsuit, Apple Inc, Maldonado, MacRumors Apple, Apple refurbished products


Elon Musk could be forced to pay $9.4 billion as part of an investor lawsuit claiming he interfered in SolarCity deal, report says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Elon Musk could face a $9.4 billion fine from an investor lawsuit over his role in Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity, Bloomberg reported. Plaintiffs argue the Tesla CEO leveraged his influence over the company's board to acquire SolarCity, which he directly profited from. But Musk's lawyers say that the acquisition was approved by 85% of shareholders. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk...
Tags: Elon Musk, Lawsuit, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Bloomberg, Solarcity, Musk, Plaintiffs, Pension Funds, Things Before the Opening Bell Elon Musk, MI Exclusive, Ethan Wu, SolarCity Bloomberg


Tesla says rival Rivian continued to steal trade secrets and poach staff even after Tesla filed a lawsuit 14 months ago, a report says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Germany on Friday. Patrick Pleul/Pool via Reuters Tesla filed a lawsuit against Rivian in 2020, saying Rivian stole trade secrets via new recruits. Tesla has now said Rivian also stole "highly proprietary" battery tech this summer, per Bloomberg. Rivian said Tesla's new claims were unsupported by facts, Bloomberg reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has added new accusations to its legal case against rival electric-vehicle company Rivi...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Lawsuit, News, California, Germany, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Batteries, Secrets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Reuters Tesla, Rivian, Isobel Asher Hamilton


What to watch for at Coldwell Banker’s Gen Blue event this week

Diversity, recruiting, competition and more will all be big topics at Coldwell Banker's big Gen Blue Experience event in New York this week.
Tags: Lawsuit, New York, Recruiting, Radio, Agent, Compass, Coldwell Banker, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Pandemic, Ryan Gorman, Exp Realty, Gen Blue, Coronavirus


'Squid Game' is driving so much internet traffic in South Korea that a broadband provider is suing Netflix over usage costs

Youngkyu Park Netflix said that its new Korean-language series "Squid Game" could be its biggest show ever. Its popularity is causing explosive internet traffic in South Korea, one internet provider alleges. SK Broadband has sued Netflix over usage fees in response to the show's popularity, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. SK Broadband, an internet service provider in South Korea, has sued Netflix, Reuters reported Friday.The company alleges that Net...
Tags: Facebook, South Korea, Lawsuit, Entertainment, Law, Trends, Netflix, Korea, Ted Sarandos, Reuters, Dong, Yonhap News Agency, Amazon Apple, Internet Service Provider, Sarandos, SK Broadband


Family Of 6-Year-Old Girl Who Died On Amusement Park Ride Alleges Operators Neglected To ‘Buckle Her In’ Before Deadly Fall

Beautiful and outgoing 6-year-old, Wongel Estifanos, died after falling out of the Haunted Mine Ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs earlier this month. A new report from the state shows that she was "sitting on the seatbelts" instead of wearing them, and operators "reset an alarm" alerting them of an error before sending the ride on its way. Bemni Mekonnen, a close friend of the family sat down with 9News and expressed the that family is having a tough time. "The...
Tags: Family, Lawsuit, News, Lawsuits, Jazz, Glenwood Springs, For Your Information, Amusement Park, Family Vacation, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Wongel Estifanos, Wongel Estifanos Dies, Bemni Mekonnen


Women allege they were sexually abused five decades ago at infamous MacLaren Center

Two women allege they were repeatedly sexually assaulted more than 50 years ago by male employees at the MacLaren Children’s Center, an infamous foster care facility in El Monte shuttered in 2003 after a class-action lawsuit revealed decades of abuse while under Los Angeles County’s watch. The women, identified as Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2  in a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the county, are now 54 and 61 years old, respectively. They allege that while housed at MacLaren they were subjected to ...
Tags: Lawsuit, California, Sport, Soccer, Aclu, Courts, Local News, Southern California, Legislature, Los Angeles County, Jane Doe, Maclaren, El Monte, Weatherford, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze


NASA's top official says Blue Origin lawsuit could delay human return to moon

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson at the 36th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, August 23, 2021. NASA/Bill Ingalls Blue Origin sued NASA after the agency picked SpaceX to land astronauts on the moon. NASA's administrator said this "legal wrangling" has thrown its moon-landing timeline into question. But experts already thought NASA was unlikely to meet its goal of putting boots on the moon in 2024. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is trying to send astron...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Orion, Associated Press, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Artemis, Nelson, Blue Origin, Moon Landing, Colorado Springs Colorado


Man alleges eye was permanently blinded after Hawthorne officers slammed him into lockbox

A man was permanently blinded in his right eye in May after three Hawthorne police officers allegedly slammed his face into a metal lockbox outside a jail facility and then laughed and ignored his pleas for help in what a federal lawsuit describes as torture. Rafael Salgado, 42, filed the complaint last month in U.S. District Court against the city of Hawthorne and police Officers Jeffrey Tysl, George Bukhin and Michael Jenks. Salgado is seeking unspecified damages for excessive force, battery, ...
Tags: Lawsuit, Crime, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Danny Mills, Ucla, Inglewood, U S District Court, Police Department, Hawthorne, Pacheco, UCLA Medical Center, Jenks, Salgado


'Fortnite' may not return to iPhones for up to 5 years, if ever

Epic Games It sounds like "Fortnite" isn't coming back to the iPhone anytime soon. Epic says it won't bring the game back to the iPhone unless Apple allows alternate payment forms. Apple says it won't even consider allowing Epic back until the the companies' legal spat is over. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It sounds like "Fortnite" won't be back on Apple's iPhone anytime soon. Based on the most recent exchanges between "Fortnite" maker E...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Mobile, Gaming, Lawsuit, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Epic, App Store, Litigation, iOS App Store, Epic Games, Apple App Store, Phil Schiller


United employees sue the airline over exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, as the company announces 97% of workers have gotten the shot

United Airlines A group of United employees sued the company, saying it practiced a "pattern of discrimination" by denying their vaccine exemption requests. More than 97% of the airline's employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 leading up to the September 27 vaccine deadline. United Airlines was the first major US airline to require its employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to keep working. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six United Airlines employees have filed a...
Tags: Transportation, Lawsuit, Texas, News, US, Trends, Delta Airlines, Healthcare, Discrimination, United, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Kirby, Plaintiffs, Employee


Facebook overpaid the FTC by nearly $5 billion to 'protect Zuckerberg' and 'make his problems go away' after Cambridge Analytica scandal, shareholders claim

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington D.C. on Oct. 23, 2019 Andrew Harnik/AP Shareholders say Facebook overpaid the FTC to protect Mark Zuckerberg, per lawsuits made public Tuesday. They alleged the $5 billion payment was made to prevent the FTC from suing Zuckerberg individually. Facebook has paid "billions of dollars ... to make his problems go away," shareholders claimed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook overpaid the Federal Trade Commission by nearly $5 bi...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Lawsuit, News, Privacy, Law, Congress, Washington, Trends, Data Breach, Rhode Island, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Alexandra Ma, Andrew Harnik


Donald Trump is suing The New York Times and his niece Mary Trump over coverage of his tax history; report

Mary Trump said that she believes her uncle, former President Donald Trump, is a "born autocrat." St Martin's Press/Getty Images Donald Trump is suing his niece and The New York Times over coverage of his taxes, the Daily Beast reported. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, said his niece and the Times had an "insidious plot" to get his records. Trump is seeking "no less than One Hundred Million Dollars" in damages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald T...
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Donald Trump is suing The New York Times and his niece Mary Trump over coverage of his tax history, report says

Mary Trump said that she believes her uncle, former President Donald Trump, is a "born autocrat." St Martin's Press/Getty Images Donald Trump is suing his niece and The New York Times over coverage of his taxes, the Daily Beast reported. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, said his niece and the Times had an "insidious plot" to get his records. Trump is seeking "no less than One Hundred Million Dollars" in damages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald T...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, Congress, Trends, New York Times, Manhattan, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, St Martin, Trump Organization, Donal Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Dutchess County New York, Weisselberg, Mary Trump


SMH: Dad Files $1M Lawsuit Against School After Student AND Employee Cut Biracial Daughter’s Hair

In the lawsuit, he alleges racial discrimination, ethnic intimidation, and that his daughter's constitutional rights were violated.
Tags: Lawsuit, News, Lawsuits, Jazz, Hair, Cut, SMH, For Your Information, For Discussion, What The Hell, Bolitics, Really, Biracial


T.I. & Tiny Harris’ Los Angeles Sex Assault Case Has Been Dropped

T.I. and Tiny are off the hook for criminal charges related to a woman who accused the married couple of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2005 in Los Angeles, TMZ is reporting. The outlet says that prosecutors declined to move forward with the case.
Tags: Lawsuit, News, Los Angeles, Jazz, Ti, Tiny, For Your Information, Hollyweird, Tiny Harris


Apple Accused of False Marketing and Fraud Over M1 MacBook Display Issues

Apple is facing a new class-action lawsuit in the United States that accuses it of false or deceptive marketing for the M1-powered MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, fraudulent business practices, misconduct in customer support, and violation of consumer law. The lawsuit, filed this week in the Northern District of California, represents Apple customers across the United States who have faced hardware defects in their M1 MacBook Pro and ‌MacBook Air‌. Over the last several months, a significant nu...
Tags: Apple, Lawsuit, California, Macbook, United States, MacBook Air, Cupertino, Macbook Pro, Northern District of California, MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air Caution, MacBook Pro Don, MacBook Air MacBook, Apple Accused of False Marketing and Fraud Over M1


El Dorado County Residents Receive Letters Warning About Smoke And Ash Damage From Wildfire

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6 LAPD officers sue in hopes of blocking COVID-19 vaccine mandate

LOS ANGELES — Six Los Angeles Police Department officers are demanding in a new lawsuit that a federal judge immediately overturn the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for city employees, claiming there’s no evidence that natural-acquired immunity isn’t as effective as the jab. “The city does not and cannot point to any evidence that vaccinated individuals have longer lasting or more complete immunity than those who have recovered from COVID,” according to the complaint filed in Los Angeles federal c...
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Federal court rules that Catholic schools cannot fire teachers for being gay

Last Friday, US District Judge Max Cogburn ruled that Lonnie Billard, a gay substitute drama and English teacher in North Carolina, was wrongfully fired in 2014. Cogburn ruled that the Charlotte Catholic High School and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Charlotte, North Carolina violated federal protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and that the school's actions weren't protected by constitutional rights to religious freedom. — Read the rest
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Veteran LA County prosecutor sues, says he was retaliated against for criticizing DA George Gascón’s reforms

LOS ANGELES — A veteran prosecutor is suing Los Angeles County, alleging he has been defamed, denied promotions and had his fitness to practice law questioned because he has been outspoken of District Attorney George Gascón’s reform directives. Deputy District Attorney Jon Hatami’s lawsuit alleges retaliation, race discrimination, defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress. A representative for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office declined Tuesday to comment on the ...
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