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By adamg - 3/22/23 - 11:44 pm

A Dorchester man who says the Dunkin' mobile app sometimes adds unexpected overcharges for everything from cream cheese on his bagels to whipped cream on his frozen hot chocolate has filed what he hopes will be a class-action suit against the company. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/23 - 9:42 pm

A Los Angeles man whose great-grandfather immigrated to the US from Italy has sued a Boston relative over what to call the patriarch on a memorial plaque. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/23 - 10:22 am

Soon-to-be-former Everett School Superintendent Priya Tahiliani and Deputy Superintendent Kim Tsai today sued Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the School Committee for job discrimination, alleging that a school-committee vote earlier this month to not renew their contracts was the culmination of an effort by DeMaria and his cronies to oust the first two non-White school leaders in the city's history. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/23 - 11:15 am

An insurance company says a contractor putting down asphalt at a residential building undergoing renovation in 2021 sparked a $1-million fire and it wants that company to pay it for the money it paid the building's owner. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 10:33 pm

The owners of the Washington pub called the Dubliner today sued the owners of the Government Center pub called the Dubliner for trademark infringement, saying another pub with the same name would confuse consumers, even if they are 430 miles apart, because the Washington pub also has its own brand of Irish whiskey that is for sale in Boston. Read more

By adamg - 3/13/23 - 11:53 am

A group of Massachusetts lobstermen says the Monterey Bay Aquarium has cost them significant business by issuing what they charge are false claims that the buoy lines attached to their lobster pots can entangle and drown endangered right whales. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 1:22 pm

A Methuen nurse active in spreading stories via social media that Covid-19 vaccines cause hearts, kidneys and eyes to fail, fertility to collapse and cancers to start is suing the state Board of Registration in Nursing and its chairwoman over what he says is a threat to revoke his license if he doesn't knock it off. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/23 - 10:53 pm

The owners of several North End restaurants have amended their lawsuit over the fees Boston charged North End restaurants to set up tables on sidewalks and in parking spaces last year to add a new charge: That Mayor Wu imposed the fees only in the North End because of her hatred of white, Italian men. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/23 - 12:53 pm

The Massachusetts Constitution lets citizens verbally confront public officials, even to the point of calling them Hitlers, and officials can't just kill the microphones to shut up angry people up at public meetings, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today, throwing out a Southborough town bylaw that required "civility" at Town Hall meetings. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 1:00 pm

The family of Robinson Lalin, dragged to his death by a Red Line train leaving Broadway station last April, today sued the MBTA, alleging recklessness and wanton misconduct. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 9:46 pm

An Allston man who says he was on one of the two Green Line trains that crashed outside BU's Agganis Arena on June 30, 2021 today sued the MBTA for the broken ribs, collapsed lung and other injuries he says he suffered. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/23 - 1:51 pm

A landlord group today sued the city to obtain copies of e-mail between City Hall and members of the city rent stabilization advisory committee in the year before Mayor Wu appointed them last March. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/23 - 10:08 pm

The owner of Center Plaza across from CIty Hall today sued Twitter, alleging the company continues to use its third-floor office space even though it stopped paying rent after November. Read more.

By adamg - 2/21/23 - 11:05 am

After Judy Martin lost her job as an EEG technician at Children's Hospital for refusing Covid-19 shots, she sued. Attorneys for Martin and the hospital today filed an agreement to dismiss the suit with prejudice, meaning she can't bring it again. The short agreement does not specify why she dropped the case.

By adamg - 2/14/23 - 10:15 pm

A federal magistrate judge ruled today the Satanic Temple has to pay Boston $8228.25 as reimbursement for the time four city attorneys spent successfully fighting what another judge called a "bad faith" attempt to make then Councilor Michelle Wu spend several hours in Salem on Election Day listening to church members give a candle-lit invocation and then answering questions about how the city council selects clergy members to start meetings with an invocation. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/23 - 3:32 pm

Benjamin Edelman is suing Harvard Business School, alleging the way it denied him tenure over two incidents, one involving a complaint over the way a Brookline Chinese restaurant charged him and other customers more for takeout than the prices listed on its Web site, have harmed his career and caused "significant and longstanding reputational harm and emotional distress." Read more.

By adamg - 2/10/23 - 12:17 pm

A Prudential Center-based firm that helped Twitter sue Elon Musk when it seemed like he was backing out of his $44-billion takeover is suing the company for the $2 million in consulting it says it provided that the Musk-owned social network is now refusing to pay. Read more.

By adamg - 2/10/23 - 11:44 am

A federal judge in Boston today dismissed a frequently imprisoned man's $100-million lawsuit against the People's Republic of China for the way he says it used commercial airliners to send Covid-19 around the world. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/23 - 1:05 pm
Rendering of proposed new synogogue

Rendering of proposed synogogue.

A group of residents living near the site of a proposed synagogue on Bennett Street in Brighton yesterday sued to block its construction, saying the new building and attached rabbi's residence would simply be far too large for a congested, narrow street. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/23 - 10:18 am

Two Louisiana residents yesterday sued the MBTA and escalator company Kone, Inc. for the injuries they say they suffered when an escalator they were riding up from the commuter-rail platform at Back Bay suddenly reversed, sending people hurtling back to the platform in a heap on Sept. 26, 2021.

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