A suit filed under New York's Child Victims Act claims Howard Hubbard used his position as a priest "to groom and to sexually abuse" a 16-year-old in the mid-1990s.
"I hope this law improves public safety and gives victims their day in court," says New York state Senator Brad Hoylman, author of the Child Victims Act. "It's more than about money—it's about about being recognized by court of law for suffering."
"It's not just a lawsuit, it's saving children. It's a public safety issue," says Irwin Zalkin, whose firm is representing two plaintiffs in suits naming the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses as defendants.
A new lawsuit, filed on Monday, accuses the BSA of facilitating "a continuing and serious conspiracy to conceal and cover up" sexual assaults against children within their organization.
Pauline Hoffman alleges St. Bonventure University passed her over for promotion and pressured her to resign as dean because of her religion.
The judge ruled that the civil penalty for the unpaid bills does not preclude bringing criminal charges against the driver.
Despite the crisis confronting our planet, environmental activism has become a dangerous activity. The latest threat is lawsuits.
The Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, has settled a case brought by Oklahoma for $270 million but is facing 1,600 lawsuits and criticism from public figures like Sanders.
The jury held Royal Caribbean 70 percent responsible for the passenger's death.
"It's a shame that we still are fighting for treatment that reflects our achievements and contributions to the sport," said team co-captain Carli Lloyd.
He wrote scripts for Star Trek and was once sacked from a job at Disney after just half a day.
Queen Obioma alleges United Airlines discriminated against her and her children because they were black.
In the wake of the fatal engine failure, the families of victim Jennifer Riordan and the surviving passengers are likely to take these steps in filing lawsuits.
The lawsuit claims Jerardo Olivarez coerced Lee into signing power of attorney over to him and had Lee unwittingly buy him a $850,000 condo in West Hollywood.
The lawsuit claims the Idaho Falls reproductive specialist told the couple he would use the husband's sperm mixed with a donor's sperm, but instead used his own.
The judge ruled that coffee companies had failed to demonstrate there was no significant risk from a by-product of the coffee bean roasting process.
The bedbug heat treatment made Elizabeth Ashbaugh and her husband, William, collapse.
The suit alleges the concert promoters didn't train workers on what to do in an emergency situation.
Celebrity conservative and living meme Chuck Norris is suing a medical company for allegedly poisoning his wife with gadolinium, a chemical commonly used in MRI machines.
Lawmakers outraged by the protections for gun makers recently launched a new effort to repeal them.
Wilson said she was "humbled" to win her defamation case.
To fill appointments, Trump keeps turning to the law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman, which has represented him for years.
It's not easy to sue the president, but that won't stop these plaintiffs.