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Party guest sues fraternity over falling drone


A woman sued a USC fraternity chapter and an event-planning company Tuesday, claiming she suffered severe head injuries when a drone that was being used to photograph attendees at the fraternity party fell last fall. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit lists Pi Kappa Phi and Perfect Event Inc. as the defendants, according to the […]

USC, DPS officer sued over death of USC student


The parents of a slain USC student filed a lawsuit against the University Wednesday, charging USC with the inadequate training of a Department of Public Safety officer who is currently charged with vehicular manslaughter. Kelsey Dresser, a first-year USC graduate student in the Rossier School of Education, who killed in a crash with DPS officer […]

Black students settle lawsuit against police


Six USC students successfully passed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday after a 2013 incident in which LAPD officers allegedly raided an off-campus party and used excessive force against the mostly-black attendees. The settlement for $450,000 was approved by LA City Council according to the Los Angeles Times. Around 2 a.m. […]

Parents of shooting victims file suit against USC


USC will move to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of two international graduate students who were fatally shot off campus last month, according to a statement released on behalf of the university. The 15-page suit filed Wednesday states that the university makes false assertions about safety Ming Qu and Ying Wu, […]