Category: lawsuit

Mark Smith: NRA Lawsuit Will Backfire and Drive Gun Owners to the Polls
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Mark Smith: NRA Lawsuit Will Backfire and Drive Gun Owners to the Polls

New York’s civil lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA) is a “political stunt” that will “backfire” on Democrats and the broader left in the presidential election, said Mark W. Smith, a lawyer and author, whose latest book is First They Came for the Gun Owners: The Campaign to Disarm You and Take Your Freedoms. New…

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Uber and Lyft face new lawsuit from CA Labor Commissioner
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Uber and Lyft face new lawsuit from CA Labor Commissioner

Uber and Lyft are both facing another lawsuit from the office of the California Labor Commissioner alleging wage theft. Filed today, the suits argue both Uber and Lyft are misclassifying their drivers as independent contractors and aim to enforce the labor practices set forth by AB 5. “The Uber and Lyft business model rests on…

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Lawsuit alleges Juul advertised in Seventeen Magazine, Nick Jr. as part of campaign explicitly targeting kids
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Lawsuit alleges Juul advertised in Seventeen Magazine, Nick Jr. as part of campaign explicitly targeting kids

A lawsuit filed by the Massachusetts attorney general includes new details about how the company intentionally marketed illegally to teens, including advertising on websites for Seventeen Magazine, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. The suit from Attorney General Maura Healey makes good on the 2018 announcement from her office that she would investigate the company’s…

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Lawsuit: More Than 2.5K Dead People Are Registered to Vote in Detroit
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Lawsuit: More Than 2.5K Dead People Are Registered to Vote in Detroit

More than 2,500 dead Americans remain on the voter rolls in Detroit, Michigan, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a lawsuit in federal court this week against the city of Detroit for allegedly failing to maintain their voter rolls, including keeping more than 2,500 dead Americans…

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Lyft faces lawsuit that alleges kidnapping at gunpoint and rape
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Lyft faces lawsuit that alleges kidnapping at gunpoint and rape

Lyft is facing another lawsuit pertaining to its handling of alleged sexual assaults at the hands of drivers on its platform. In a suit filed today in the San Francisco Superior Court, Alison Turkos accuses Lyft of 11 counts, including general negligence, vicarious liability for assault with a deadly weapon, sexual assault, sexual battery and…

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