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Lawyer Says Blown Tire Caused Livestreamed, Deadly Crash in California

The defense attorney for a teenage driver accused of driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister says a mechanical problem may have caused the accident in California. The Merced Sun-Star reported Obdulia Sanchez’s lawyer told a …

California Supreme Court Affirms Homeowner Reimbursement Protections

The California Supreme Court this week ended a long legal battle between a Richmond homeowner and her homeowners insurance company by declining to consider the insurance industry’s petition to overturn a lower court’s decision that insurers must pay to repair …

Wisconsin Farmer Could Be Awarded $13.5M in Stray Voltage Case Against Xcel

A western Wisconsin farmer could be awarded up to $13.5 million after winning a five-year legal battle against an electric services company over stray voltage. Paul Halderson told the La Crosse Tribune that his dairy farm herd of nearly 1,000 …

California Woman Who Sued Plastic Surgeon Awarded for Leaked Photo of Breasts

A California woman who sued her plastic surgeon after photographs of her breasts surfaced on the internet has been awarded $18,000. The Fresno Bee reported the woman was awarded the money on Monday by a Fresno County Superior Court jury. …

Instructor Files Suit Against Wisconsin College Over Tenure Matter

An art instructor is suing Edgewood College in Wisconsin for terminating her tenure in violation of policy after she moved to Indianapolis. Agnieszka Ligendza filed the lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court. She alleges the college ended her tenure on …

Wisconsin Brewer Files Suit Against 2 Large Brewing Companies

A Canadian company that owns a brewery in southern Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging antitrust violations by two of the world’s largest brewing companies. Mountain Crest says in the suit filed this week that AB InBev of Belgium …

Mars Sued by Wisconsin Woman in Chocolate Trademark Matter

A Wisconsin woman who won the first round of a trademark lawsuit brought by Mars Inc. is suing the confectionary giant. Syovata Edari wants a federal judge to declare that her Madison-made chocolates, called CocoVaa, do not infringe on Mars’ …

Volkswagen Wants Judge to Reject Wyoming Lawsuit

Volkswagen AG, trying to put a massive emissions-cheating scandal behind it, has asked a U.S. judge to reject a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environment damages. The ruling could help decide whether …

Family of Man Who Died In Texas Jail Lobby Sue

The wife and mother of a Texas man who died after a struggle with deputies in the Dallas County jail lobby filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force by four deputies and lack of training by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. …

Washington School District’s Insurer to Pay $18M in Shooting Settlement

The families of five Washington state high school students shot in a high school cafeteria in 2014 have settled a lawsuit against the school district’s insurance company for $18 million. Attorney Lincoln Beauregard, who represented the plaintiffs, said the settlement …