NJ Transit Bus
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Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 7:05 pm
A man who suffered brain injuries after being struck by a New Jersey Transit bus has settled a lawsuit for more than $12 million.
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FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, a pharmacist in San Francisco poses for photos holding a bottle of OxyContin. In court papers filed in New York on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, Purdue Pharma, the drug's manufacturer, flied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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September 15, 2019 - 11:46 pm
Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated before...
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9/11 Pentagon
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Peter Haskell
September 13, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The United States Justice Department has agreed to identify a person believed to be connected to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, a move that could help victims’ families proceed with a lawsuit against the Saudi Arabian government.
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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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Mike Smeltz
September 12, 2019 - 4:50 pm
The City Council is planning on repealing a law that places a ban on conversion therapy aimed at turning gay people straight, to avoid a court battle that could eventually set a nationwide precedent.
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Erica Brosnan
September 10, 2019 - 6:32 pm
New York City on Tuesday announced a $1 million lawsuit against the quick-service chain Chipotle for violating the city’s Fair Workweek Law.
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Mike Smeltz
September 05, 2019 - 6:28 pm
New York City is suing T-Mobile, claiming it scams city residents with tactics like selling used phones that are presented as new and charging for unwanted services.
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Associated Press
September 04, 2019 - 5:23 pm
A group of New York inmates is suing the state prison system, saying its efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse have gone too far.
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Gisselle Contreras, at podium, daughter of an immigrant detained at Adelanto, Calif., describes her father's housing conditions before his final deportation to Guatemala, as she joins criminal justice, disability rights, and immigration organizations announcing a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of people suffering in ICE detention centers for unconstitutional medical, mental health, and disability accommodations in ICE detention centers, during a news conference outside the Roybal Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. At left, Anthony Diaz, an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
August 19, 2019 - 6:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities. In the suit filed by disability and civil rights advocates in U.S. District Court, immigrants...
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Michael Avenatti
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
August 15, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Lawyer Michael Avenatti wants a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging he extorted Nike, and he's blaming his arrest on what he calls “vindictive” prosecutors.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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August 14, 2019 - 2:15 pm
New York students who haven't been vaccinated against measles and other diseases are waiting to hear if they can go back to school.
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