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Lawsuit Filed Against I-495 Express Lanes’ Operators

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the operators of the Express Lanes on I-495 alleging they are hitting drivers with thousands of dollars of fees — sometimes for violations that never even occurred.


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Metro Settles Lawsuit Over Transit Police Treatment of Teens

Metro has settled a lawsuit over how transit police interact with juveniles after a girl alleged excessive force by an officer.


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$1B Lawsuit Filed Against Johns Hopkins for Role in Study That Gave Subjects STDs

More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were deliberately infected with venereal diseases without their consent.


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Man Freed in Murder After 19 Years Sues Baltimore Police

A Baltimore man freed after spending 19 years in prison in his girlfriend’s killing is now suing the city’s police department and the detectives who worked his case.


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‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.


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Report: Under Armour Suing A** Armor Company

Under Armour is reportedly suing a company called A** Armor, accusing them of trademark infringement.


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Former CIA Officer Suing Agency for Wrongful Termination

A former CIA officer who operated under shadowy “non-official cover” status is suing the spy agency in federal court, claiming he was wrongly fired after a senior manager fabricated allegations of misconduct.


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Family of Woman Who Died in Metro Accident Plans Lawsuit

A lawyer representing the family of a woman killed earlier this month in an accident on Metro says he’ll file a lawsuit over the incident later this week.


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Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.


Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Firm: L’Enfant Plaza Incident Victims Involved in Lawsuit to be Filed Friday

The D.C. law firm Cohen & Cohen says it is representing injured victims of this week’s deadly Metro incident that filled L’Enfant Plaza and a Yellow Line train with smoke.