CHICAGO - A federal class action claims Credit Suisse, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and other major banks traded "billions, if not trillions of dollars" of LIBOR-Based derivatives at artificial and manipulated rates.
Class Sues UBS
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal class action claims UBS Financial Services uses illegal "hedge clauses" in its investment-adviser agreements to limit its liability and waive its fiduciary duties.
RAVENNA, Ohio - Kent State University sued its former basketball coach Gene Ford, and Bradley University for $1.2 million, claiming Bradley tortiously interfered with Ford's contract to coach for Kent State through spring 2015.
SANTA MONICA - Olympian Mark Spitz claims Gathering Storm Holding Co. and Arena USA fka Adidas S.A.R.L. used his name and image without permission to push Arena swimwear and accessories.
PHOENIX - Robert Daniel Hayes dba Mediation Services and Camerin C. Hawthorne dba Metropolis Loans and The Bankruptcy Store run or ran illegal "loan modification" scams, and falsely claimed affiliation with CitiMortgage, the Arizona attorney general says.
Sex for 'Therapy'
FORT LAUDERDALE - "Jane Doe No. 6" claims the Henderson Mental Health Center knew or should have known that its "therapist/counselor" (nonparty) Mervin Span had a criminal history, and sexually abused her and other women.
MANHATTAN - Mike Portnoy claims his former bandmates in the rock band (nonparty) Dream Theater booted him out unfairly and are using the band's name unfairly. Click headline to see defendants.
DETROIT - A topless dancer claims ABCDE Operating dba The Penthouse Club harassed and fired her for refusing to prostitute herself and commit other illegal acts.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - James Ayres, former mayor of San Jacinto, sued the Riverside County Economic Development Agency, which fired him after he was indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges of taking kickbacks from developers; Ayres says "the charges were politically motivated and [he] expects to be completely exonerated."
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Two former employees of the Caledonia, N.Y., Post Office say their postmaster told them that their EEOC complaints of sexual discrimination "will be met with 'vengeance.'"