Former VT Prison Inmate's Slavery Lawsuit Allowed To Move Forward A unique lawsuit filed against the state of Vermont is being allowed continue in the courts. A man is suing Vermont's prison system, claiming they violated his 13th Amendment rights under the Constitution.
Court Partially Reinstates Developer's Lawsuit To Block Taunton CasinoA federal appeals court partially reinstated a lawsuit against the state's casino law brought by a developer seeking to build a casino in New Bedford, adding a potential new legal wrinkle to efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to develop a resort casino in Taunton.
United Airlines Reaches Settlement In Skycap Tips LawsuitUnited Airlines has settled a lawsuit alleging that companies it contracted with to provide skycaps at airports around the country paid the workers less than minimum wage while not allowing them to keep all of their tips.
National Grid Sued Over Fatal 495 AccidentNational Grid is facing a wrongful death lawsuit in a fatal accident on Interstate 495 last year.
Fight Over Benefits For Same Sex Couples Heads To Mass. Appeals CourtA battle over a law that denies federal benefits for married same-sex couples is headed to an appeals court in Massachusetts, the first state in the nation to legalize gay marriage.
Design Defect Could Affect Millions Of Flat Screen TVsLawsuits filed in three states allege Samsung has known for years about a design and materials defect that results in capacitors failing
Tribes Advance In Legal Battle Over Casino Licenses A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that alleged the state's casino law is unconstitutional because it gives an advantage to federally recognized Indian tribes
NH Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of BigfootThe New Hampshire Supreme Court is ruling in favor of "Bigfoot's" right to romp around Mount Monadnock and against a state regulation governing special events at parks.
GMAC Responds To Attorney General's Lawsuit One day after it was among five major banks sued by Massachusetts over deceptive foreclosure practices, GMAC Mortgage said Friday that it will stop purchasing new mortgage loans written by third parties in the state.
Coakley Suing Five Major Banks Over Foreclosure PracticesMassachusetts is suing five major banks including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. over deceptive foreclosure practices.
Report: Mass. General Settles ‘Alarm Fatigue’ Death LawsuitMassachusetts General Hospital has settled a lawsuit with the family of an 89-year-old man who died in January of 2010, when nurses did not answer the call to an alarm on the man's cardiac monitor.
'Bigfoot' Takes Case To NH Supreme CourtBigfoot is taking his First Amendment claims to the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Judge: FBI 'Has Gotten Away With Murder' In Bulger CaseA judge hearing the case against the government by families of two Whitey Bulger victims says the FBI “has gotten away with murder.”
Reebok To Pay $25 Million To Settle Toning Shoes DisputeReebok will pay $25 million to customers to settle charges it made deceptive claims in ads that its toning shoes would strengthen and tone the legs and buttocks of those who wear them.
Milford Home Appraisal Firm Is Target Of Federal Lawsuit TCF National Bank is suing a Massachusetts firm it hired to appraise nearly 3,000 homes. In a federal lawsuit filed in Minneapolis, TCF alleges Market Intelligence Inc. of Milford, Mass., improperly inflated the value of the residential properties the bank was financing. One of the services Market Intelligence provided was a field assessment, or a drive-by inspection.