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Liberty University Sues Jerry Falwell Jr., Seeking Millions in Damages

Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking tens of millions in damages after the two parted ways acrimoniously last year. The complaint, filed Thursday in Lynchburg Circuit Court, alleges Falwell crafted a …

Jerry Falwell Jr. Files Suit Against Liberty University Claiming Reputational Damage

The former president and chancellor of Liberty University (LU), Jerry Falwell Jr., is suing the school for reputational damage following his August resignation, according to a complaint filed in the Commonwealth of Virginia Circuit Court for the City of Lynchburg. …

Court Affirms Class Action Suit Against State Farm in Kentucky Claim Underpayment Case

A federal appellate court has cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit to proceed against State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. that may force the insurer to correct underpayments paid to some 65,000 policyholders. A 6th Circuit Court of …

Suit: ADT Employee Spied on Texas Customers Via Home Security Systems

Two federal class-action lawsuits have been filed against ADT, one of the largest security companies in the country, alleging that an employee spied on customers and children in Texas over a seven-year period through their home security cameras. The lawsuits, …

3rd Circuit: Policy to Limit Extended Transportation Expenses May be Bad Faith

Kyle and Marie Stechert say they rushed to buy another car after their vehicle was “totaled” in an accident because their insurance carrier refused to keep paying for their rental vehicle. The new car was twice as expensive as the …

James Levine’s Lawsuit Against Met Opera Has Been Settled

Conductor James Levine’s breach of contract and defamation lawsuit against the Metropolitan Opera has been settled. A lawyer for Levine and the company made the announcement last Tuesday but did not disclose terms of the agreement. The 76-year Levine was …

Vermont Man’s Sunken Boat Case Scheduled for Trial in August

A lawsuit over whether insurance companies must cover a Vermont man’s claim for his boat he says sank with his mother on board is heading to trial this summer. The Providence Journal reports that a judge on Wednesday set Aug. …

Contractor Sues Massachusetts City for $1M in Unpaid Work

A contractor alleging breach of contract is suing a Massachusetts city for $1 million. The MetroWest Daily News reports that Lupachino & Salvatore alleges Framingham, Mass., illegally withheld payments related to the renovation of a city ice skating rink. The …

Judge Orders Vermont’s Hermitage Club Owner to Pay Member $2.1M

A judge has ordered the owner of a foreclosed ski club in Vermont to pay about $2.1 million to a club member who is unable to sell back 20 memberships he bought in 2015. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the judge …

New York Judge Dismisses Some of Levine’s Claims Against Met Opera

A New York judge last week dismissed portions of a lawsuit filed by former Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine against the company last year. Levine was the Met’s music or artistic director from 1976-2016, then became its music director …