Tag Archives: Sued

Tesla sued after fatal crash, accused of making “unreasonably dangerous” car

Enlarge / A seller shows the dashboard of the Tesla Model S car at the electric carmaker Tesla showroom of El Corte Ingles store in Lisbon, on September 1, 2017. (credit: Getty Images) The family of a Florida man who … Continue reading

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Beyoncé’s website was sued – but that’s not the news

A lawsuit claiming that Beyoncé’s website is not accessible to the blind has gotten lots of coverage*, but the real news of importance to business is that the plaintiff – Mary Conner – has filed more than 20 similar suits … Continue reading

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MySpace Sued for Facilitating Offline Sexual Assaults [Repost from Concurring Opinions’ Archive]

[In 2007, I guest-blogged at the group law professor blog Concurring Opinions. With the demise of that blog, I am now archiving my guest posts on my own blog. This post first appeared on January 18, 2007.] AP reports that four families … Continue reading

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Orchestra Pay Scales Out of Tune: Boston Symphony Orchestra Sued for Gender Based Wage Discrimination

In July 2018 Elizabeth Rowe, the principal flutist and Walter Piston chair in the Boston Symphony Orchestra (“BSO”), filed a gender discrimination lawsuit alleging that the BSO violated the newly enacted Massachusetts Equal Pay Act.  Rowe argues that the BSO … Continue reading

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Columbia University Sued Over Alleged Sexual Assault by Gynecologist

“We need to hold institutions accountable…this can’t just be a hashtag. It has to be real action and the way to do that is through changes in our legal system.”  -Melissa Hoechstetter, victim of Robert Hadden, former Columbia University gynecologist … Continue reading

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