New details have emerged as the family of Angelo Quinto, the Filipino American man who died while being restrained by Antioch police, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the department and accused the police chief of cover-up.
What happened: Antioch police responded to the family’s home on Dec. 23, 2020, after Isabella, his sister, called 911 while Quinto was going through a mental health crisis.
Elderly Woman to Keep Flintstones-Themed House After Settling Years-Long Battle With Town in $125K Lawsuit
Florence Fang and her family can now keep their Flintstones-themed house after settling a lawsuit with their town, which claimed the dinosaur sculptures and landscaping changes violated local code.
What happened: The controversy started in 2017 when a code enforcement officer noticed the large metal dinosaurs and other changes in Fang’s property on Berryessa Way in Hillsborough, Calif., which is visible from I-280, according to The Palo Alto Daily Post.
A former employee of a Panda Express branch in Southern California’s Santa Clarita Valley has claimed in a lawsuit that she was pressured to strip down to her underwear in front of a crowd during a “trust-building” exercise for the company.
Cult-like rituals: Plaintiff Jennifer Spargifiore, 23, was allegedly subjected to “cult-like rituals” during an off-site seminar in July 2019.
Dolce & Gabbana is reportedly seeking more than half a billion euros in its defamation lawsuit against Diet Prada.
The fashion watchdog, which revealed the 2019 case for the first time last week, initially said that the Italian label is claiming a total of 4 million euros — 3 million for itself and 1 million for co-founder Stefano Gabbana.
Diet Prada is Getting Sued by Dolce & Gabanna for $4.7 Million After Exposing Alleged Racist Comments
Fashion industry watchdog Diet Prada is raising funds on GoFundMe to defend itself against a defamation lawsuit from Dolce & Gabbana.
The legal battle stems from a series of ads released by the fashion house in 2018, which featured an Asian model “struggling” to eat Italian food with chopsticks.
A Louisiana couple is suing the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office after the death of their severely autistic 16-year-old son, who they claim was killed by deputies who sat on him for over nine minutes.
A Chinese NHS IT department worker won a £30,000 ($37,500) lawsuit against his colleague who repeatedly made “kung fu noises” at him while putting on an accent and talking about the Chinese beer Tsing Tao.
Sandy Sheun, who worked in the IT department at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for 10 years, claimed his colleague Stephen Baldwin made the gestures while they were at work, according to Daily Mail.
PL Thenappan, a Tamil producer for the 1999 film “Minsara Kanna,” is planning to sue the creators of the South Korean movie “Parasite” for plagiarising the plot.
Thenappan is currently in discussion with lawyers to file a case against the creators of “Parasite,” which recently won four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards, including the Best Picture award.
A doctor in South Korea is being investigated after allegedly performing an abortion on the wrong woman.
The incident happened at a clinic in Gangseo District, Seoul, where a pregnant patient had visited to receive a nutritional shot on August 7. At the time, the woman was carrying a 6-week-old fetus, CNN reports.
A woman from Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, China is suing a delivery man for delivering her condoms late, which resulted in her getting pregnant.
The woman, only identified as Su, reportedly had her boyfriend stay over at her home last month. In the heat of the moment, the couple attempted to have sex, but Su realized she did not have condoms at the time, according to China Press via World of Buzz.
Technology firm Intel is currently facing a lawsuit filed by a Korean American software engineer who is claiming that the company’s Indian managers are discriminating against employees who are not of Indian descent.
Identified as Hoseong Ryu, the 45-year-old employee said that he first noticed the alleged bias during his interview when he was still an applicant.
A college graduate who sued her university over her “Mickey Mouse degree” has received an out-of-court settlement of £60,000 ($77,470).
Pok Wong, 30, graduated in 2013 with an international business strategy degree from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England.