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Applebee's sign.

A former Applebee’s employee says she was fired after asking a customer who made Islamophobic comments to leave

Amanda Breaud said she was "exposed to a hostile work environment" at the Applebee's in Middletown, New Jersey, following an incident with a customer.
Sauntore Thomas.

A black man received a settlement in a race discrimination lawsuit. When he tried to cash the check, the bank called the cops, prompting a second raci...

Sauntore Thomas, of Detroit, Michigan, sued TCF Bank after it refused to accept checks he received from a racial discrimination lawsuit.

California officials say a $10 million gender discrimination settlement by the ‘League of Legends’ creators isn’t enough and calcula...

Riot Games agreed to a $10 million settlement for fostering a sexist work environment, but investigators say the company could owe much more.
Mark Zuckerberg tried to buy Fitbit.

Facebook is being sued by 4 tech firms who want Mark Zuckerberg to give up control

The lawsuit describes Facebook as "one of the largest unlawful monopolies ever seen in the United States."
Longwood High School students.

Black students say a teacher compared them to monkeys in front of their classmates. Now their parents are suing.

The parents of four black high school students in New York are planning to file a $12 million lawsuit against the district.
A woman alleges a Mormon church reported her husband's confession of abusing a minor to local authorities.

A woman sued a Mormon church for $9.54 million after her husband’s child sex abuse confession to church leaders landed him in prison

Kristine Johnson sued a Mormon church for $9.54 million after church clergy reported her husband's child molestation confession to local authorities.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Amazon may have to pay close to $22 million after a judge ruled that there was ‘no question’ it had reneged on a deal to lease office spac...

A judge ruled against Amazon in a five-year legal dispute. A court hearing later this month will determine exactly how much Amazon must pay.
The Sonos team celebrates its Nasdaq initial public offering.

Sonos is suing Google and wants it to stop selling smartphones and speakers in the US, alleging it ‘has been blatantly and knowingly copying our...

Sonos accused Google of stealing patented technology, including the tech that lets smart speakers pair and sync.

California has sued tech billionaire Vinod Khosla over beach access, reviving a decade-long legal battle

The billionaire tech investor has previously said he regretted buying the beach, but will continue defending his property rights
Ring is a home security company that sells smart video doorbells and security cameras.

Ring and Amazon get slammed with a federal lawsuit that claims the companies failed to secure cameras against hackers

The company has been accused of negligence and breach of implied contract for failing to properly protect its users against cyberattack.