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Activists, Lawmakers Bring Promised Lawsuit Over Medicaid

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The lawsuit filed Tuesday with the Ohio Supreme Court by the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law argues the board violated the Legislature's intent by approving the expansion dollars.
8:15AM
October 23, 2013

Anti-abortion groups and six Republican lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against the state over a move to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program.

Court Favors Abercrombie In Okla. Suit Over Hijab

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A federal appeals court in Oklahoma dismissed a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch filed by a woman who claimed she was denied a job because she wore a hijab or headscarf during her interview.
2:28PM
October 2, 2013

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn’t hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer’s dress code, which has since been changed.

Ohio Man Claims Casino Caused Robbery Of $35,000

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11:39AM
July
25, 2013

A man who was robbed of more than $35,000 in gambling winnings is suing the Columbus casino where he won the money, arguing a cashier should have issued him a check instead of cash.

Ohio Town Latest Focus Of Religion Legal Debate

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The Jackson City School Board says a depiction of Jesus hanging in the middle school will stay despite a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union claiming the picture is unconstitutional.
12:11PM
February 13, 2013

A small southern Ohio city in the mostly rural Appalachia region suddenly finds itself as the latest battleground in a national legal debate over what displays of religion are constitutional or not.

Franklin County Settles Another Four Taser Complaints

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The Ohio Legal Rights Service, a state agency that claimed deputies were violating the constitutional rights of prisoners, filed the suit in 2010.
10:27AM
October
4, 2012

The settlements were tied to a federal class-action lawsuit that accuses Franklin County jailers of using excessive force with stun guns.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over CAT Tax On Gas Sales

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Beaver Excavating Company filed the suit, claiming taxes on gasoline can only go to road and bridge repair.
7:23AM
July
12, 2012

The suit heard by the Ohio Supreme Court was brought by excavators, truckers, builders and contractors. They argue taxes on gasoline can only go to road and bridge repair.

Settlement Filed In Panera Bread Race Bias Lawsuit

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Former manager of Panera Bread store settles lawsuit after alleging discrimination was at root of firing.
2:38PM
June
6, 2012

Former manager of Panera Bread store settles lawsuit after alleging discrimination was at root of firing.

Ohio To Cash In On Sketchers Settlement

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The settlement resolves claims that Sketchers exaggerated the benefits of its Shape-ups and other "rocker bottom" shoes.
7:46AM
May 17, 2012

The $50 million settlement resolves resolve claims that the shoe company overstated weight-loss benefits in advertisements for its “tone-up” shoes.

DeWine Sues California Company For Do Not Call Violations

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is suing CTI group for calling Ohio customers who were on the national do not call registry and for violating Ohio’s consumer laws.
5:57AM
May 15, 2012

A California Company is being sued by the State of Ohio for violating the “do not call” list.

Ohio Sues BP For Pension Losses After Deepwater Spill

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says BP falsely claimed to have adequate safety procedures in place before the 2010 oil spill.
5:59AM
April
20, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says state pensions lost tens of millions of dollars after BP falsely claimed to have adequate safety procedures in place before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.