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3 years 2 months ago

Supreme Court backs Wal-Mart

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has ruled for Wal-Mart in its fight to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there. The court ruled unanimously Monday that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cannot proceed as a class action, reversing a decision by...

3 years 3 months ago

Man to get $795,000 settlement from Denver

DENVER (AP) - A man who says he was beaten by Denver police is getting $795,000 under a settlement with the city. The city council unanimously approved the agreement Monday night. The Denver Post reported that it's one of city's largest settlements in a police brutality case. Alexander Landau...

3 years 4 months ago

Suit filed over Colorado clean energy standard

DENVER (AP) - Two groups and a Morrison businessman are challenging Colorado's renewable energy standard. They said Monday that they've filed a lawsuit in federal court asking a judge to declare the law unconstitutional. They argue the Colorado law mandating that larger utilities get 30 percent of their energy...

3 years 5 months ago

Former Qwest CEO sues his attorneys

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Former Qwest Communications CEO Joseph Nacchio is suing the lawyers who represented him in his insider trading case, claiming they were negligent and "grossly overbilled" him. Bruce Nagel, the 61-yeqar-old's new attorney, filed the malpractice lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Newark Wednesday. It claims...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado will share in $173 million settlement

DENVER (AP) - Colorado and 32 other states will share a $173 million antitrust settlement with computer chip makers. Attorney General John Suthers said Thursday the states have settled a lawsuit accusing six manufacturers of artificially pushing up the price of dynamic random access memory chips, or DRAM chips....

4 years 2 months ago

Do Happy Meal toys make kids fat?

Are the toys in your child's Happy Meal making him fat? The Center for Science in the Public Interest says they are. The Washington-based consumer advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit against McDonald's Tuesday, charging that the fast food chain "unfairly and deceptively" markets the toys to children. ...

4 years 5 months ago

Attorney agrees to pay in service dog dispute

A federal court has approved a consent decree with a Colorado Springs attorney accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The consent decree resolves a lawsuit filed Nov. 3 that alleged Patric LeHouillier wouldn't allow veterinarian Joan Murnane, her husband or her attorney into his office because Murnane...

4 years 5 months ago

"Psychic" charged in securities lawsuit

Federal regulators are accusing a man of bilking $6 million from more than 100 investors while calling himself "America's Prophet" and claiming to possess psychic powers to predict the stock market's highs and lows. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit Thursday against Sean David Morton and three...

4 years 6 months ago

Anthem Blue Cross sued over price hikes

A group suing Anthem Blue Cross claims California's largest for-profit health insurer is manipulating coverage and forcing patients into policies with higher deductibles but fewer benefits. Consumer Watchdog filed the lawsuit Monday in Ventura County Superior Court. It accuses Anthem of violating a state law requiring health insurers to...

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