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Central California Organizations at Odds over Explosion Liability

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Foundation for Public Safety has filed a claim against the county seeking reimbursement after an employee struck a gas pipeline and caused an explosion in April. The county employee was building a dirt berm at a …

Washington Utility Whistleblower Files Retaliation Claim

A Snohomish County Public Utility District employee who alerted the Washington utility board to no-bid contracts given to a former employee says he has been harassed and suffered retaliation since reporting the practices. The utility board launched an independent ethics …

Official Files $123K Claim Following Arizona University Mascot Pounce

A suburban Phoenix official filed a claim against Arizona State University, saying the school mascot seriously injured his back when the costumed character playfully leaped on him at a football game two months after surgery. But Tempe City Councilman David …

Family of Boy Hit by School Bus Files Claim against Idaho District

The family of a Nampa, Idaho grade school student who was hit by a bus in March has filed a claim against the city and others. The Idaho Press-Tribune reported that the family of 7-year-old Connor Wright filed a tort …

Edison Expects 2016 Hearing on $7.57B California Reactor Claim

Edison International expects a hearing to be held next year on its $7.57 billion damage claim against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. over the shutdown of a Southern California nuclear power plant. A confidentiality order in the case, being arbitrated by …

Mitsubishi Says Edison Claims $7.57B over California Nuclear Facility

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said the operator of the San Onofre nuclear plant is claiming $7.57 billion in damages related to the shutdown of the California facility. The Tokyo-based company said in a filing that U.S. power generator Edison International …

Southern California Docs Bribed To Use Unsafe Spine Screws, Suits Claims

A former Southern California hospital executive is being sued by more than two dozen people who claim he ran a scheme that bribed surgeons to implant counterfeit screws in their patients’ spines, causing pain and injury. Twenty-eight fraud and negligence …

Fireman’s Fund Could Be On Hook for $20-$60M Over Fast & Furious

The insurer for the latest Fast & Furious film is looking at a huge, and possibly historic, payout, according to an entertainment insurance agent. The Hollywood Reporter trade magazine is reporting a source with knowledge of the situation says there …

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 …