I-TEAM: Appeals court rules more than 2,700 texts and images regarding doctor at the center of malpractice lawsuits be released in discovery
The News4JAX I-TEAM has learned an appeals court ruled seven St. Vincent’s employees must produce more than 2,700 text messages and images on their personal phones referencing a former orthopedic surgeon at the center of hundreds of malpractice lawsuits.
Legally blind Lake City man sues for wrongful arrest by Columbia County deputy and sergeant
A Lake City man who is legally blind, is suing the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, the City of Lake City and Columbia County. The lawsuit stems from the man's arrest on October 31 while he was walking home from jury duty.
California sues over 'forever chemicals' that taint water
A lawsuit filed by the state of California accuses 3M, Dupont and 16 smaller companies of covering up the harm caused to the environment and the public from chemicals that have over decades found their way into waterways and human bloodstreams.
Black preacher who was arrested while watering flowers files lawsuit against police
A Black pastor who was arrested by white police officers while watering flowers for a neighbor who was out of town filed a federal lawsuit alleging the ordeal violated his constitutional rights and caused lingering problems, including emotional distress and anxiety.news.yahoo.com
Mother plans to sue school, Duval County school district & principal over alleged racial discrimination
The mother of a student at Jacksonville’s Mandarin Middle School announced she will sue Duval County Public Schools, MMS’s principal, and its dean over a series of alleged incidents of racial discrimination and retaliation.
Coaches forced a teen to eat pizza against his religion, he says. Now he’s suing.
An Ohio high school football player was forced to eat pepperoni pizza because he missed a training session, he says. He and his family are suing because they say the punishment violated his religious beliefs.washingtonpost.com
Lawsuit: Jacksonville perfume plant doesn’t pass the sniff test
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville manufacturer that produces flavors, fragrances, and cosmetic actives is at the center of a new class-action lawsuit. That’s how some neighbors have described what they’re smelling day in, day out in Murray Hill. The city of Jacksonville told News4jax, in a public records request, that from October 1, 2020, through December 28, 2020, 567 citywide odor complaints were reported. Fed up with the stench, three Murray Hill neighbors filed a class-action lawsuit against IFF earlier this month. I can’t move, but IFF can.”In the letter, IFF also neighbors’ concerns directly.
Spotlight on Georgia as state’s 16 electoral votes remain at stake
Meanwhile, outside the State Farm Arena where the final Georgia votes are being counted, we have a growing crowd. At stake in Georgia are 16 electoral votes. The lawsuit alleges that a Republican observer watched a poll worker take unprocessed absentee ballots from a back room and mix them into processed absentee ballots waiting to be tabulated. In Georgia, ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day in order to count. In the race to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, Democrat Joe Biden currently has 264 while Trump has 214.
Families file lawsuit after semi-truck crash kills young couple on I-95
Families file lawsuit after semi-truck crash kills young couple on I-95Published: September 23, 2020, 7:13 pmThe father of a young woman killed in a semi-truck crash on Interstate 95 earlier this month has a message for all truck drivers — slow down and be careful.
Florida representative announces lawsuit over Jacksonville mask mandate
Florida representative announces lawsuit over Jacksonville mask mandatePublished: July 6, 2020, 5:38 pmAnthony Sabatini, a Republican member of the Florida Legislature, announced Monday morning that he has filed a lawsuit against the City of Jacksonville over the recently implemented mask mandate.
Lawsuit could open sports gambling across U.S.
With the start of college basketball’s March Madness less than a month away, Las Vegas is gearing up for some action. Last year, gamblers in Nevada -- where sports betting is legal -- placed an estimated $240 million in bets on the tournaments. A court battle pitting New Jersey against the NCAA and major pro sports leagues could determine whether other states could also soon see a piece of that action. Mike McCarthy, reporter and columnist for "Sporting News" joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" with more on the lawsuit and its potential impact.cbsnews.com
Apple faces lawsuit over lost texts
Apple faces lawsuit over lost texts A California woman claims the iPhone maker failed to tell its customers that they wouldn't be able to receive iMessages from other iPhone users if they switched to an Android phone. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins "CBSN" to discuss the lawsuit.cbsnews.com