August 18, 2009 |
Remember that whole sour grapes law suit filed against Tesla Motors and Elon Musk by co-founder and former CEO Martin Eberhard? According to Eberhard's lawyer, he has dropped the suit but doesn't give any clarification as to why Eberhard dismissed the legal action, according to the San Jose Business Journal. We reported earlier this summer that Eberhard filed a lawsuit against Tesla and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, citing allegations of slander, libel and breach of contract. Eberhard made many outrageous accusations, alleging that Musk ?
July 29, 2009 |
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by Roy L. Pearson Jr., the former D.C. administrative law judge whose $54 million lawsuit against a dry-cleaning business generated international headlines. Pearson filed the suit in May 2008, alleging that the D.C. government broke the law in refusing to reappoint him to a 10-year term as an administrative law judge. The decision not to reappoint Pearson followed media reports describing Pearson's lawsuit against Custom Cleaners, which he claimed had misplaced a pair of his pants.
April 4, 2008 |
A nursing administrator at Howard University Hospital alleged in a lawsuit yesterday that Howard's chairman of emergency medicine routinely subjected her to "unwelcome touching, sexual demands, vulgar and sexually explicit remarks" and other harassment last year after both were hired to improve patient care in the hospital's emergency room. In a complaint filed in D.C. Superior Court, Evelyn White, 52, who was hired in March 2007 as Howard's director of emergency and trauma care, accuses physician Geoffrey...
June 12, 2011 |
It reads like a John Grisham novel: Mysterious figures send dozens of anonymous e-mails alleging misdeeds by a boutique commercial real estate firm. Said e-mails flood the inbox of one of the firm's biggest clients, which investigates the allegations of underhanded dealings, resulting in a lawsuit that now has the real estate world buzzing. The client: Bethesda-based Host Hotels & Resorts, the largest hotel owner in the country. The real estate firm: Molinaro Koger, a Vienna brokerage house that has engineered more than $15...
March 10, 2009 |
CORRECTION: This article on a handgun lawsuit misstated the name of a list of handguns certified for registration in the District. The standard is the California Roster of Handguns Certified for Sale, also known as the California Roster of Handguns Determined Not to Be Unsafe. A D.C. woman filed suit in U.S. District Court yesterday, claiming that the city would not let her register a pistol because of its color. Tracey A. Hanson argued that her application to register a .45-caliber semiautomatic was denied because the...
August 25, 2011 |
Loudoun Water has been dropped from a lawsuit filed by residents of Raspberry Falls, a community north of Leesburg, after a Loudoun County Circuit Court judge approved a motion made by the residents' attorney to file a nonsuit, according to a statement Friday by Loudoun Water. The Aug. 5 approval of the motion, which was made by the plaintiffs' attorney, Ted Yoakam, in June, means that the complaint against Loudoun Water is effectively dismissed but that the residents retain the right to refile the suit within six months.