All posts tagged "lawsuits"
AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his unachieved achievements
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is taking credit for persuading TransCanada Corp. to withdraw a hefty lawsuit against the U.S. government over the previous administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. But the Canadian company says its...
- Posted March 23, 2017
How Legal Challenges to Trump Travel Ban are Playing Out
Legal battles are playing out across the U.S. as opponents of President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations take their fight to the courtroom. Hearings were being held Friday in a few...
- Posted February 3, 2017
JPMorgan settles mortgage discrimination lawsuit
NEW YORK – JPMorgan Chase is settling charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages. A federal suit filed Wednesday in Manhattan accused JPMorgan Chase & Co. of charging black and...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Washington State Suing Agrochemical Giant over PCB Pollution
SEATTLE – Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades....
- Posted December 9, 2016
Oriental Bank sues government over GDB loan for Mi Nuevo Hogar program
SAN JUAN – Oriental Bank has sued the government to stop the diversion of funds to pay a Government Development Bank loan to the Puerto Rico Housing Finance Authority (PRHFA) in which the private bank acquired participation....
- Posted October 28, 2016
Besosa allows Financial Oversight Board to intervene in bondholder suits
SAN JUAN – U.S. Court Judge Francisco Besosa has granted the Financial Oversight and Management Board until Oct. 21 to file a motion intervening in four consolidated lawsuits whose plaintiffs are challenging the constitutionality of the Emergency...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Disability Rights Groups Sues Uber over Wheelchair Access
CHICAGO – A Chicago disability rights group has sued the mobile ride-hailing service Uber for allegedly violating U.S. laws mandating wheelchair accessibility. The suit was filed Thursday in Chicago federal court on behalf of Access Living of...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Trump Has Turned Over Tax Returns For Lawsuits And Loans
WASHINGTON — While Donald Trump won’t publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs – if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or...
- Posted September 28, 2016
1,400 Investor Lawsuits Seek 8.2 Billion Euros from VW
FRANKFURT, Germany – A German court says it has added staff and storage space to handle a flood of 1,400 investor lawsuits against Volkswagen seeking damages worth 8.2 billion euros ($9.2 billion). The regional court in Braunschweig...
- Posted September 21, 2016
Suit: Ferry that caught Fire off San Juan had numerous deficiencies
SAN JUAN – Between 2011 and 2015, the U.S. Coast Guard found at least 107 security deficiencies, of which 44 were related to the fire system used by Caribbean Fantasy, the ferry whose engine caught fire while...
- Posted September 13, 2016