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Mom Of Fallen Arizona Firefighter Files $36M Claim

The mother of one of 19 wildland firefighters killed in north-central Arizona has filed a $36 million claim against the state, Yavapai County and the city of Prescott, saying their negligence led to the death of her son. An attorney …

$50M Claim Filed In Crash That Killed Arizona Boy

The family of a young Arizona boy who was fatally struck by Pima County Sheriff’s Department vehicle has filed a claim seeking $50 million in damages. Authorities say 10-year-old Xavier Arturo Sanchez died July 15 when he was hit by …

Seattle Crash Victims’ Family Files $45M Claim in DUI

A $45 million claim has been filed by a family that saw two loved ones killed and two others severely injured in a Seattle traffic crash that prosecutors say was caused by a drunken driver. KOMO-TV reported that the family …

August is the Most Dangerous Month for Texas Workers

August is the most dangerous month of the year when it comes to on-the–job injuries, according to an analysis of  claims data in Texas from the past two years by Travelers Companies Inc. Texas employers filed more workers’ compensation claims in …

Utah Man Accused of Killing Officer Sues Insurer

An Ogden man accused of killing a police officer during a drug raid at his home is suing his insurance company over its rejection of his homeowner’s damage claim stemming from the shootout. Matthew Stewart, in his complaint filed Jan. …

Tax Group Sues to Block Calif. Firefighting Fee

A taxpayer group, joined by plaintiffs throughout California, has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for fire prevention. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is seeking …

Copper Thieves Cause $750K in Damage in Wichita, Kan.

Copper thieves tore out electrical systems at a Wichita industrial park, causing about $750,000 in damage. The theft was reported Sept. 14 at Kamen Industrial Park in Wichita. Police said the vandals stole about 2,000 feet of copper wiring. The …

Deutsche Bank Exec Files $50M Claim Against LA

A senior executive at Deutsche Bank has filed a $50 million claim against the city of Los Angeles, alleging he was beaten by two officers during a bizarre incident after they dropped him off at a motel where they ordered …

Washington Man Pleads Not Guilty In Fake Dead Cat Claim

A Washington state man charged with insurance fraud after authorities say he used photos from the Internet to file a $20,000 insurance claim for a dead cat that didn’t exist has pleaded not guilty. KOMO News reported that during a …

Washington Official Seeks $500K For ‘Stress Ball’ Injury

A Vancouver, Wash., city councilwoman is seeking $500,000 from the nearby city of Ridgefield, contending that city’s mayor injured her left eye with an errant toss of a foam “stress ball.” Councilwoman Jeanne Harris says Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow’s toss …