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Oregon Newspaper Sued Over Rental Ad Prohibiting Children

The state labor agency has sued a weekly Junction City newspaper over a rental ad that prohibited families with children. The Register-Guard reported the lawsuit filed against The Tribune News is seeking $59,500 in damages. The ad, which ran once …

Another Montana Couple Files Landslide Lawsuit

Another couple contending their property is on an active landslide has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a private ski resort and golf community in southwestern Montana. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reportedthat Thomas Pettus and L. Cecily Hine filed …

Bank Told To Pay $3.2M For New Mexico Foreclosure Despite Insurance

A New Mexico judge has issued a $3.2 million judgment against Wells Fargo & Co. for foreclosing on a man’s home after his death, even though he had a purchased an insurance policy through the bank that would have paid …

Texas Woman Sues SMU After Alleged Rapist Is Acquitted

A Southern Methodist University student who says she was raped on the Texas campus is suing both the school and her alleged attacker, seeking damages of more than $1 million. The Dallas Morning News reported the lawsuit comes after the …

Phone Giant AT&T Sued by California Yellow Pages Firm

A California Yellow Pages company has filed a lawsuit against AT&T in a dispute over phone book advertising. The lawsuit filed by Fresno-based Valley Yellow Pages says a rival phone book run by AT&T is offering illegal, secret discounts to …

Idaho Worker Awarded Damages for Reporting Safety Violations

A northern Idaho jury has awarded $56,000 to an excavation crew foreman who said he was fired for reporting safety violations on the Sand Creek Byway. The Bonner County Daily Bee reported the Bonner County jury on Friday voted 9-3 …

New Wisconsin Lemon Law Limits Time to Seek Damages

If the vehicle you just bought turns out to be a lemon, you’ll have less time in Wisconsin to seek damages from the manufacturer and you won’t get as much money. The restrictions that went into effect on March 1 …

Woman Sues Oregon Hospital For $600K In Slip-And-Fall Case

A woman seeks $600,000 in a slip-and-fall lawsuit filed against a Bend, Ore. hospital. The Bend Bulletin reported the lawsuit filed on behalf of Diana Jones alleges the hospital failed to warn of a slippery tile floor as visitors tracked …

Mother Sues Over Son’s Allergy Death In Washington Jail

The mother of a 22-year-old man with severe food allergies who died at the Snohomish County Jail in Washington in 2012 has sued Snohomish County. The lawsuit Rose Saffioti filed Wednesday lists as defendants the county, a corrections officer and …

Malpractice Award Battle Could End Up On California Ballot

Supporters of raising California’s award limit for medical malpractice suits hope to put the issue before voters and are gathering signatures to do so. The Los Angeles Times reported lawyers and consumer groups are getting signatures for a ballot measure …