May 24, 2013 3:38 AM
A group of major retailers are suing Visa and MasterCard.
A group of retailers, including Macy's and Target, is suing, breaking off from a proposed $7.2 billion settlement over fees to process credit card transactions. The lawsuit comes before a May 28 deadline for the millions of merchants affected... more »
May 17, 2013 8:35 PM
DENVER - Most of county sheriffs in Colorado have joined in a lawsuit against the state over the new gun control laws. In all, 54 of the state's 64 sheriffs have signed on as plaintiffs in the suit which seeks to overturn the high capacity magazine ban and expanded background... more »
May 16, 2013 3:30 AM
Ford faces another lawsuit over its highly touted EcoBoost engine. Three Ohio drivers have filed suit against Ford claiming its six-cylinder EcoBoost is defective.
According to the suit, Ford's 3.5 liter V6 EcoBoost can run rough and lose power as drivers accelerate.
The lawsuit claims Ford has acknowledged... more »
April 29, 2013 1:19 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - The woman at the center of a scandal that cost a Manitou Springs police officer his job and Colorado Springs taxpayers $480,000 could serve up to four years of supervised probation under the terms of a plea bargain in which she admitted guilt today for attempting to... more »
April 19, 2013 12:42 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - For the second time in three years, a federal judge has dismissed Viacom's $1 billion copyright lawsuit against YouTube, saying the online video site doesn't have to police itself as long as it removes infringing videos when copyright owners give notice. U.S. District Court Judge Louis... more »
April 15, 2013 8:42 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - A majority of Colorado Sheriffs have joined together in a lawsuit to try and block two of the state's new gun laws from taking effect. In all, 37 of the 64 county sheriffs in the state, including El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, are filing the civil... more »
February 28, 2013 3:29 PM
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An environmental group has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to overturn government approvals for seven coal mines in four states. Jeremy Nichols with WildEarth Guardians in Denver said Thursday that the Department of Interior's approvals were illegal because no public notice was given. At... more »
February 14, 2013 2:18 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Every door of every home and business in Colorado Springs now serves as a legal yard stick. On Wednesday, US District Court Judge Marsha Krieger affirmed the city's 20 foot solicitation boundary from the entryways of private buildings and residences within the city limits.
The restriction... more »
February 12, 2013 11:54 AM
DENVER (AP) - Cinemark USA is asking a judge to dismiss lawsuits alleging the company failed to protect its customers from the July shootings at a Colorado movie theater that killed 12 and injured 70. The Denver Post reports Cinemark filed a motion in federal court Monday arguing the lawsuits... more »
February 1, 2013 12:37 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Kraft Foods is suing Cracker Barrel Old Country Store over the restaurant chain's plans to use the "Cracker Barrel" name on packaged ham and bacon. Kraft says it started using the "Cracker Barrel" name on cheese in 1954. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, which operates 620... more »
January 31, 2013 3:10 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan is suing her former collaborators on a clothing line claiming she is owed more than $1.1 million. The lawsuit also seeks to regain control of trademarks associated with the actress' 6126 line of leggings and clothing. Lohan's fraud and trademark infringement case was filed... more »
January 23, 2013 12:59 PM
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - Two New Jersey men have sued Subway, saying the world's biggest fast-food chain has been shorting them on its so-called footlong sandwiches. The filing made Tuesday seeks compensatory damages from the company and a change in practices. Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen DeNittis says the company should... more »
December 13, 2012 7:19 PM
DENVER - A federal judge will soon decide whether to block the new downtown solicitation ban in Colorado Springs. The American Civil Liberties Union sued the city on behalf of four individuals and four non-profit organizations and on the grounds that the law violates their free speech right.
In... more »
November 9, 2012 7:44 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - The battle over marijuana continues to burn between a local cancer patient and the Colorado Springs Police Department. After several last minute legal filings, the Colorado Court of Appeals stopped the return of seized marijuana this afternoon to Bob Crouse pending the outcome of an appeal filed... more »
August 21, 2012 5:56 PM
A couple who each lost a leg when their motorcycle was struck by a teenager who was driving and texting in New Jersey have settled their lawsuit against him for $500,000. David and Linda Kubert's attorney says the settlement amount equals the maximum driver Kyle Best's insurance would cover. The... more »
August 7, 2012 7:46 PM
A series of deadly crashes on Interstate 75 could trigger more than a dozen lawsuits against the state of Florida. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles on Tuesday acknowledged that it has received 13 lawsuit notices from the injured and family of the dead. Eleven people were killed... more »
July 18, 2012 4:09 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Attorney General's office is expected to file its arguments against a lawsuit challenging how the Legislature funds schools in a case that's being heard by the state Supreme Court later this year. Wednesday is the deadline for government attorneys to file their legal brief. A... more »
May 16, 2012 12:26 PM
Skechers USA, Inc. settled a multi-state lawsuit over alleged deceptive trade practices regarding the health-related claims made by the company in the marketing its "Shape-ups" and "Tone-ups" shoes.
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Wednesday that the state would receive a share of the $45 million dollar settlement.
... more »
March 26, 2012 12:35 PM
The sudden explosion in popularity of the social website Pinterest has some legal minds a bit concerned about what the law allows when it comes to pinning photographs from anywhere on the Internet.
If you haven't yet logged on, Pinterest is all about pinning pictures online of those things... more »
December 30, 2011 7:58 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - An attorney says a class-action lawsuit naming Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Kyle Orton as a plaintiff was also filed on behalf of around 20 NFL players. The lawsuit filed this week in Cook County Circuit Court claims bad financial advice from the law firm Chuhak & Tecson... more »
October 13, 2011 1:43 PM
DENVER (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and the city of Denver of have settled a lawsuit filed after the largest mass arrest during the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch on Wednesday approved an agreement that ends a lawsuit brought by people who... more »
September 16, 2011 12:51 PM
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Property owners along local creeks have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Aspen's proposed Castle Creek hydroelectric power plant.
The suit filed Thursday in water court in Glenwood Springs claims the city abandoned its water rights for the project.
According to the Aspen... more »
August 31, 2011 11:47 AM
DENVER - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a complaint against Consumer and Business Debt Counseling Services, an Orlando, Fla.-based company, suspected of engaging in unregistered debt management services for Colorado consumers.
Consumer and Business Debt Counseling Services is suspected of providing "back... more »
July 26, 2011 4:32 PM
DENVER (AP) - An attorney has filed a lawsuit against Denver and a police officer alleging police misconduct in the arrest of a man in connection with a series of attacks in downtown Denver.
Attorney David Lane says two witnesses said their statements against Aaron Puller were misstated. Puller... more »
July 19, 2011 8:03 PM
The Pueblo City-County Library District is suing a property owners association in Colorado City for $489,113 the group once promised to give to the library. The Colorado City Improvements Corporation says it now wants to give the money to the Red Cross.
Members of the CCIC all bought undeveloped... more »
June 6, 2011 10:09 PM
DENVER (AP) - A Denver judge says a citizens group can proceed with a lawsuit accusing state officials of failing to require Cotter Corp. to set aside enough money to clean up its uranium mill in Canon City.
Soon after the group Colorado Citizens Against Toxic Waste sued, the... more »
May 31, 2011 11:13 PM
On Tuesday it's revealed Officer Josh Carrier is now facing 78 charges dealing with sex crimes against children. On top of that there could be more to come as police interview more potential victims.
Colorado Springs attorney Rick Levinson tells us an alleged victim's family has already reached out... more »
May 29, 2011 12:24 AM
DENVER (AP) - A prominent marijuana attorney in Colorado has given notice he'll be suing over new medical pot regulations, including requirements that dispensaries grow most of the marijuana they sell. Robert Corry of Denver sent a letter to state Attorney General John Suthers Friday say he intends to sue.... more »
May 23, 2011 7:52 PM
DENVER (AP) - Republican and Democratic lawmakers are challenging Colorado's strict and tax-and-spending limits in federal court. The group of more than 30 current and former public officialssay they were filing the lawsuit Monday. Among those challenging the Taxpayers Bill of Rights - or TABOR - are Democratic Rep. Andy... more »
May 4, 2011 7:32 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado at Boulder is suing two companies for what it claims was defective toilet paper that clogged the campus's sewage systems. The Daily Camera reported Wednesday that the university's Board of Regents filed a lawsuit last week in Boulder County District Court against... more »
April 24, 2011 11:58 AM
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Former Oak Creek Mayor Kathy Rodeman has settled a lawsuit she filed against the town for $25,000.
Rodeman had accused former Oak Creek police officer Erik Foster of unlawfully entering her home to arrest her after she drove home from a bar in 2008.... more »
February 10, 2011 8:15 AM
GREELEY (AP)-The family of a suspected car thief authorities say shot and killed a Weld County sheriff's deputy plans to sue officers for shooting the suspect, who died from his wounds.
Denver's KMGH-TV reports that the family of 20-year-old Rueben Reyes has filed a notice of intent to sue,... more »
January 31, 2011 5:12 PM
DENVER (AP)-Five faculty members at the Air Force Academy and a religious watchdog group filed a civil rights suit against the Academy, saying it is violating the separation of church and state by sponsoring a National Day of Prayer event and inviting a fundamentalist Christian to speak.
The Military... more »
January 31, 2011 7:36 AM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP)-A Grand Junction police officer's widow has dropped her federal lawsuit blaming authorities for her husband's suicide.
Officer Glenn Coyne committed suicide Oct. 6, 2009, five days after his arrest on suspicion of sexual assault. His widow, Michelle, filed a lawsuit in September alleging authorities arrested... more »
January 21, 2011 7:48 AM
DENVER (AP) - A lawsuit over thwarted plans to revive the ski train between Denver and the Winter Park ski area is scheduled to go to trial in June.
Iowa Pacific Holdings LLC was negotiating with Amtrak for crews to bring back ski train service in 2009 after the... more »
January 18, 2011 9:21 AM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- A company whose plan to drill on the Roan Plateau is being challenged by environmentalists says its projections for as many as 3,200 wells on the western Colorado landmark shouldn't be considered by the court.
The recent filing by Denver-based Bill Barrett Corp. is part of... more »
November 24, 2010 1:47 PM
Two charter schools in Pueblo have settled a lawsuit brought by a fired former director, his wife and another employee.
Cesar Chavez, and Delores Huerta Preparatory High School and Board of Directors members were sued by founder Dr. Lawrence Hernandez, his wife, and another employee, Velia Rincon. In a... more »
November 9, 2010 10:13 AM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado jury has awarded $15 million to a truck driver who said she slipped and fell on ice and grease while making a delivery to a Wal-Mart in Greeley.
Wal-Mart tells the Greeley Tribune that it's considering appealing the award for Holly Averyt, 41,... more »
October 29, 2010 12:17 AM
A Colorado Springs couple is suing the man they bought their $1 million home from after discovering the house had a meth lab in it. The home in the prestigious Peregrine-Tuscany Heights neighborhood was featured in the 2007 Parade of Homes.
According to a civil lawsuit filed in September... more »
October 5, 2010 7:40 PM
A group of more than a dozen medical marijuana dispensary owners, growers, and businesses and services affected by the medical marijuana industry have filed a lawsuit against the El Paso County Board of Commissioners over ballot question 1A which, if passed, would ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of... more »
September 22, 2010 8:29 AM
Abortion opponents in Colorado are suing to force the state to change how it describes an abortion-related amendment before voters this fall.
The state-approved description of the so-called Personhood Amendment includes a summary of opponents' positions on the measure to change the state constitution to say that citizenship rights... more »
September 14, 2010 8:22 AM
A federal judge in Florida will hold a hearing on whether the president's health care overhaul, passed by Congress, is unconstitutional.
U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson will preside over the case Tuesday morning in Pensacola.
Florida and 19 other states contend sections of the law that will require... more »
September 13, 2010 8:36 AM
A judge is weighing a lawsuit against the Colorado State Patrol that alleges a trooper's high-speed pursuit of a suspect was the reason for a crash that killed a pregnant woman's unborn child.
Mesa County Judge David Bottger will determine after a four-day hearing in April whether the lawsuit... more »
September 8, 2010 8:16 AM
Two Colorado Republicans have filed a lawsuit to try to keep third-party gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo off the November ballot.
The Denver Post reports that Marian Olson of Golden and Joseph Harrington of Highlands Ranch filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Denver District Court. They claim that Tancredo, a former... more »
September 3, 2010 8:34 PM
The New Mexico Supreme Court is allowing a family to sue because their son was hit in the head by a ball during batting practice before an Albuquerque Isotopes game. The court on Friday outlined a new legal standard in New Mexico for determining the liability of owners and operators... more »
August 23, 2010 8:25 AM
Attorneys for Grand Junction are denying claims of negligence by a woman who says she was raped by a police officer last year.
The woman filed suit alleging the Police Department should have fired officer Glenn Coyne earlier, after an unrelated allegation of sexual assault was made in 2008.... more »
August 17, 2010 4:00 PM
The families of two pilots killed in the Colorado crash of a jet owned by Circuit City have reached a proposed settlement with the federal government.
The lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration alleged that an air traffic controller was partly to blame for the crash near Pueblo in... more »
August 6, 2010 8:19 AM
Twenty states and the nation's most influential small business lobby are about to respond to the federal government's attempt to dismiss their lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The states, the National Federation of Independent Business and several individual taxpayers will file their response Friday. A key... more »
August 4, 2010 10:05 AM
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing over the Boulder County jail's policy of restricting inmates' outgoing mail to postcards.
The ACLU claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver that the policy is unconstitutional because inmates are reluctant to freely express themselves and... more »
August 2, 2010 4:06 PM
Colorado officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state's new online sales tax law.
The law requires larger out-of-state, online retailers to either collect sales tax or send customers an annual notice of how much tax they owe to Colorado. It also requires retailers to... more »
July 30, 2010 10:56 AM
A Florida inmate has filed a lawsuit seeking $500,000 in damages from three men who caught him red-handed with a stolen bicycle, claiming they roughed him up, according to a newspaper report.
Michael Dupree is serving a 12-year sentence for burglary and cocaine possession stemming from a 2007 break-in... more »
July 29, 2010 11:38 AM
Ousted Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod says she will sue a conservative blogger who posted an edited video of her making racially tinged remarks last week.
Sherrod made the announcement Thursday in San Diego at the National Association of Black Journalists annual convention.
The edited video posted by... more »
July 19, 2010 3:32 PM
Toyota has settled a dispute with a U.S. company that had been claiming the Japanese automaker used its technology without permission for use in popular hybrids like the Prius.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Paice LLC say they settled the patent dispute and agreed to have all lawsuits between them... more »
July 19, 2010 12:12 PM
Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois. It seeks an order to close... more »
July 9, 2010 8:51 AM
A patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry is suing six other makers of phones and phone software.
Apple Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc. and Motorola Inc. are targets of the lawsuits.
The... more »
July 5, 2010 11:42 AM
A Denver medical marijuana dispensary is suing to block a Denver zoning law it says is forcing it to close.
The dispensary operated by SNW LLC, open for about two months, is being forced out by an ordinance banning all dispensaries in residential areas. Attorney Rob Corry says he... more »
July 2, 2010 11:41 AM
A federal judge says a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that accused BP of killing turtles as it burns oil from its blown-out Gulf well. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said Friday that lawyers would be in court later in the day to announce details. The lawsuit filed... more »
June 14, 2010 3:29 PM
News organizations in Oregon have asked a Portland judge to release more than 1,000 files on suspected child molesters - records a jury used in April when it found the Boy Scouts of America liable for $20 million in damages.
Lawyers for the journalists told Judge John Wittmayer on... more »
June 9, 2010 4:55 PM
A manufacturer of Cochlear implants has agreed to pay $880,000 to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors.
The U.S. Justice Department announced the settlement with Cochlear Americas on Wednesday. The company in Centennial, Colorado, is a subsidiary of Australia's Cochlear Limited and officials... more »
June 7, 2010 9:43 AM
A lawsuit by about 20 school districts in the state of Colorado allege that they're not getting enough money.
To defend against the lawsuit, state Attorney General John Suthers asked more than 150 school districts for thousands of domuments. Early estimates from about a fourth of... more »
June 1, 2010 1:51 PM
A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions in Utah that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.
Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also... more »
May 28, 2010 7:13 PM
U.S. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet say they want a resolution soon on a 2000 federal lawsuit filed by Hispanic farmers and ranchers who allege unfair treatment during the distribution of disaster loans.
The senators' statements Friday came during the week the government began discussions to resolve the... more »
May 28, 2010 7:06 PM
The judge presiding over hundreds of federal lawsuits against Toyota has ordered the automaker to give internal documents to lawyers suing the company over sudden acceleration problems.
U.S. District Judge James Selna on Friday said Toyota Motor Corp. has one month to provide the documents that it previously gave... more »
May 27, 2010 4:03 PM
Jurors are deliberating the case of a New York City man who received a donor kidney and died in what experts say may be the only known case of uterine cancer being transmitted by transplant.
The widow of Vincent Liew is suing NYU Langone Medical Center for malpractice in... more »
May 21, 2010 4:36 PM
Members of The Fray have settled a lawsuit against the band's former manager. Documents filed in U.S. District Court this week didn't disclose terms. The Denver-based band had accused Gregg Latterman of failing to disclose a deal with a music publisher that awarded him hundreds of thousands of dollars from... more »
May 10, 2010 6:07 PM
Lawyers for the Denver-based band The Fray are set to appear in federal court to continue the band's battle with a former manager.
The band alleges its former manager Gregg Latterman failed to disclose that his company obtained ownership to a portion of the band's music when the band... more »
April 28, 2010 1:36 PM
More institutional investors in Massey Energy Co. are suing the company's board of directors over the recent underground disaster that killed 29 coal miners.
The New Jersey Building Laborers Pension Fund blames failures by Chairman Don Blankenship and other board members for the April 5 explosion at the Upper... more »