In 1996, Fox News was founded by Robert Ailes. Since that time the station has become a media giant with Ailes at the reigns as CEO. That all changed last Thursday when Ailes resigned amid sexual harassment scandals and lawsuits. Two weeks ago, Ailes was sued for sexual harassment by Gretchen Carlson, a former host of Fox & Friends who left...

A YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) in Middle Tennessee has found itself the target of a million dollar sexual assault lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that a former YMCA board member sexually assaulted another member of the organization multiple times. The plaintiff said that the assaults began in July of last year. The defendant entered the Jacuzzi pool and was followed by...

Ride-sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are coming to have a bigger and bigger presence out on the roads here in America. How ride-sharing service drivers act matters considerably, as their actions not only can impact their passengers, but also other individuals using the roads (including bicyclists, motorcyclists and other drivers or passengers). So, one would hope ride-sharing drivers...

With the Fourth of July holiday, many people extend the holiday into a summer road trip. I-70, passing through Kansas City, is a major conduit for traffic moving east and west. In addition to the constant hum of large trucks, are additional passenger vehicles carrying motorists intent on making it to their vacation destination. Summer driving poses fewer dangers weather-wise as...

Earlier this week, the Albuquerque Journal filed a request to see the settlements of inmate lawsuits against Corizon Health (called an Inspection of Public Records). When released, a spreadsheet showed that Corizon had settled for over $4.6 million in sexual assault lawsuits against the inmates they were supposed to be assisting. Specifically, the claims were filed by 59 inmates at 2...

Car accidents are never fair. Early on, you recognize the "legal fault," reasonability, or liability is not apportioned fairly in terms of the injuries that result from a crash. Sometimes the drunk driver dies in the crash. Other times they practically walk away. The other motorists may be severely injured in spite of being blameless and innocent. Their only...

Most people are undoubtedly frustrated and scared when they hear about violent events such as the Orlando nightclub shooting. We have heard of shootings in schools, businesses and movie theaters. To some degree, these types of stories may cause some people to be scared to go to public venues and rightfully so. Thankfully, many amusement park owners understand this and...

Automobiles are complex items. They are made up of thousands of component parts. Some of those parts are purely aesthetic, providing for your comfort or enjoyment of your drive, like a cup holder or door trim. Others are critical to the operation of the vehicle and your safety, like the brakes and steering. When one of them is defective, it can...

When a fight breaks out in a public place, who is at fault? Is it the instigator? Does blame fall on all those who participated? Is the owner of the location at all responsible for what happens on their grounds? These are the questions that a recent lawsuit seeks to answer. Owners of a former nightspot say they should be protected...

A Salem woman has won an $800,000 judgment against the city of Salem after a public works employee crashed into the side of the woman's car. But Phyllis Murray said the amount she actually receives won't even pay her medical bills.A Salem woman has won an $800,000 judgment against the city of Salem after a public works employee crashed into...