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Relatives of Rivera Entourage Get $70M Judgment in California

The families of four members of Jenni Rivera’s entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig entered a …

Relatives of Rivera Entourage Get $70M Judgment in California

The families of four members of Jenni Rivera’s entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig entered a …

California Jury Awards $16.3M to Family of Construction Worker

A Los Angeles jury has awarded $16.3 million to the family of a construction worker who fell to his death at a wastewater treatment plant. City News Service says the Superior Court panel this week found for Rosa Gonzalez and …

Federal Judge Orders St. Louis to Pay $1.5M in False Arrest Case

The city of St. Louis has been ordered to pay nearly $1.5 million in damages to a man falsely arrested 14 years ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the July 26 ruling by a federal judge could end a …

Washington Tunnel Contractors File $11M Lawsuit

The contractors who built Bertha the tunnel machine in Washington two years ago have filed a lawsuit seeking $11 million in extra pay. The Seattle Times reported that the contractors contend that their efforts working with tough soil conditions cost …

South Dakota High Court: Insurer Must Pay for Storm-Drowned Cattle

The South Dakota Supreme Court says a Quinn family should collect insurance for cattle that drowned during the autumn 2013 blizzard that devastated western South Dakota ranchers. The high court in an opinion released July 21 ruled that Richard and …

ADM Sued Over Contaminated Equine Feed

Two horse owners have sued Archer Daniels Midland Co., accusing the U.S. grain processor and trader of distributing contaminated feed that sickened or killed several of their horses, according to court documents seen by Reuters. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. …

University of Oregon Settles Whistleblower Suit with Former Employees

The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $425,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by two former employees over allegations that the school retaliated against them for speaking out about a student’s therapy records being accessed. The Register-Guard reported UO …

Idaho Investment Firm at Heart of Trade-Secret Lawsuit

An Idaho-based software company is being sued after it hired two former employees from another company. The lawsuit, brought by SS&C Technologies Inc. against Clearwater Analytics and former SS&C employee Bradley Rossa in Illinois state court, focuses on common and often …

Washington Judge Hears Challenge to Law Enabling Uber, Lyft to Unionize

A U.S. judge on Tuesday wrestled with whether a lawsuit could proceed against the city of Seattle, Wash. over a local law which allows Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize. The litigation is unfolding amid a national debate over what …