A Minnesota judge says he’ll decide next week whether to give UCare more time to win back its public health plan contracts. UCare sued state officials earlier this month, alleging the state arbitrarily cut them out during a statewide bidding process.
Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information on them and millions of other users, including credit card numbers and sexual preferences.
The family of a biracial man who died at the hands of a Madison police officer earlier this year has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.
A deputy is suing the Hennepin County Sheriff, claiming his K-9 was taken away after he questioned department morale. The exchange was caught on camera at a union meeting last summer when Sheriff Rich Stanek was seeking re-election.
A Minnesota father is suing a Catholic high school over what he recorded a teacher saying at their sons’ basketball game.
The City of Brooklyn Park has reached a settlement with a man shot last year by a city police officer. The city agreed to pay 23-year-old Shoua Yang $2.85 million. According to the lawsuit, Yang and some friends went to a Valentine’s Day Party when a fight broke out.
There’s a federal lawsuit over a Black and Decker coffee maker. The lawsuit centers on the distributor of the popular Black and Decker Space Maker. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said dozens of people were burned after the handles on their coffee pots unexpectedly fell off.
It is a seasoning found on practically every dinner table — but the commonly-used spice is at the heart of a federal legal battle. The packaging of ground pepper has relied on uniformly-sized tins which were sold in two-, four- and eight-ounce sizes for decades.
A federal lawsuit alleges a Minnesota company subjected a transgender employee to sex discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the suit Friday against Shoreview-based Deluxe Financial Services Corp.
A popular HGTV reality host who once called Minneapolis home is facing an unpleasant reality of her own. A WCCO investigation has found Nicole Curtis could be in legal trouble for an unfinished project and unpaid bills.
A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s approval of a $50 million settlement in a lawsuit over publicity rights for retired NFL players. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected arguments by several retirees — including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini — that the class-action settlement on behalf of around 25,000 players was unfair.
A popular chain massage business now faces a class-action lawsuit.
A lawsuit, filed in California, challenged how the company handles pre-paid massages. It claims when clients cancel membership, they’re unable to redeem unused massages that they’re entitled to.
A man who says he was sexually abused by a nun spoke out on Wednesday as part of the first Minnesota case filed against an order of Catholic nuns.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Target and MasterCard say they’ve agreed to settle lawsuits over the discounter’s pre-Christmas 2013 massive data breach. Target said late Wednesday it has set aside up to $19 million pretax for MasterCard issuers who were caught in the data breach that compromised 40 million credit and debit card accounts between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, 2013.
Medtronic has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the federal government accusing the company of selling medical devices made in China and Malaysia to the U.S. military.
A judge says three people who claim they were sexually abused by priests can proceed with public nuisance claims against the Diocese of New Ulm in southern Minnesota. Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty dismissed some counts in the two lawsuits in a ruling dated March 27. But he ruled the public nuisance claims can go forward.
The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries was largely rejected Wednesday by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward. The plaintiffs have been seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders.
A Fridley family filed suit this week against the Spring Lake Park Panther Youth Football Association over their deaf son’s participation in the league. They believe the nonprofit should’ve paid for interpreters and allowed the family to use a special drum to signal the start of play.
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.
Minneapolis Police Sgt. Jesse Garcia has filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis, saying his career was sabotaged after the “Pointergate” incident last fall.
A federal judge is closer to deciding if it’s constitutional to keep Minnesota sex offenders in custody indefinitely. Only three offenders have been released from treatment.
For the first time, we’re hearing from patients in Minnesota’s sex offender program. They say the state’s system of treatment is broken. It’s the second week of testimony in the class action lawsuit, which seeks to have the program ruled unconstitutional.
Target has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a lawsuit that claims the retailer charged higher prices than advertised.
Testimony begins Monday in a lawsuit that could bring big changes to Minnesota’s sex offender program. In Minnesota, there are 700 sex offenders kept away in indefinite treatment, more than in any other state.