A Maryland jury has awarded the family of Korryn Gaines more than $37 million in damages in their civil lawsuit against Baltimore County for the death of Gaines, who was shot to death by a police officer in August 2016.
Eight years after learning that her daughter had tested positive for dangerous levels of lead—the result of living for years in lead-tainted public housing—Tiesha Jones has finally received some measure of justice.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a discrimination lawsuit Wednesday against the Department of Homeland Security for rescinding the Temporary Protected Status of nearly 60,000 Haitian immigrants.
In life-comes-at-you-fast news, the Los Angeles Lakers have decided to pass on small forward Jamil Wilson after learning that the former NBA player was being sued for sexual battery for allegedly knowingly giving a woman herpes.
A New York City woman is alleging that she was the target of a vile prank by her former boss—a retaliative move, she says, for spurning a co-worker’s sexual advances days earlier.
Some people just don’t know how to quit while they’re ahead. And a white Columbia, S.C., firefighter who was fired after posting to social media that he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic when his shift was over has now filed a lawsuit claiming racial discrimination.
A Chicago jury has awarded the family of Gizzell Ford, an 8-year-old girl who died at the hands of her abusive grandmother, $48 million after finding that the doctor who had seen Gizzell was medically negligent in his treatment of the child.
NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is proving to be a trash human being. Never forget that Sapp was arrested in 2015 in Arizona after he chased prostitutes down a hotel hallway naked. Sapp claimed that after paying the women some $600 for services, they wanted a tip, and Sapp ain’t out here tipping no prostitutes. He…
A New York City woman has filed a lawsuit against a city cop she says sent her a string of inappropriate, lewd messages after arresting her.
Ohio State University is being targeted by a lawsuit after refusing to rent space on campus for white supremacist shitstain Richard Spencer to speak.
A coalition of 18 Democratic attorneys general are suing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for the second time over her plan to end an Obama-era regulation that protects student loan borrowers from predatory career-training programs.
Eleven people are stepping up and suing several white nationalists from the deadly Charlottesville, Va., rally, alleging that because of the white supremacists’ threats and violence, they suffered emotional and physical trauma.
The things about which you can file a lawsuit in this country continue to amaze me. Take James Frascatore, for example. The New York City police officer was put under severe scrutiny back in 2015 after he was caught on camera tackling former tennis pro James Blake to the ground and cuffing him outside a Manhattan…
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing an Indiana nursing home for subjecting its black employees to harassment and honoring the racist preferences of its residents.
Black employees at BLT Prime, a steakhouse in the luxury Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., filed a civil complaint Wednesday accusing the Trump Organization and the managing director of the hotel of racial discrimination.
Attorneys for Timothy Davis, an unarmed black man whose brutal beating in a local market at the hands of Columbus, Ohio, police was caught on video, have filed a civil rights complaint against the city.
Bobby Brown is hoping to put an end to TV One’s upcoming Bobbi Kristina biopic, by any means necessary. The R&B singer has filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York City against TV One over what he calls events in the film that are “defamatory and untrue.”
A lawsuit has been filed against a Florida sheriff for misusing emergency shelters during Hurricane Irma to check for warrants among those seeking refuge.
A Bakersfield, Calif., young woman, who said she was confronted by police at gunpoint after they somehow mistook her for a larger, bald black man suspected of threatening people with a machete at a nearby grocery store, has now filed a claim against the city, claiming that her civil rights were violated and that…
Usher Raymond is now responding to a lawsuit from an anonymous Georgia woman suing him for $20 million, charging that he infected her with herpes, and he is bringing up her sexual habits.