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Parents of Colorado Theater Shooting Victims Sue Ammo Seller

The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack. The lawsuit alleges it was …

Judge: Michigan City not Liable for Post-Flood Decline in Property Values

A judge has ruled that Traverse City isn’t responsible for declines in property values that could be linked to officials’ decision to remove a northern Michigan dam. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports Circuit Court Judge Philip Rodgers effectively dismissed parts …

Attorney for Former Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Accused of Fraud

An attorney has filed a lawsuit against an Enid, Okla., lawyer, accusing him of fraudulent activities in a case over unpaid legal fees involving former Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Carroll Fisher. Enid attorney Stephen Jones told The Oklahoman that the lawsuit …

Illinois School District Awarded $10M in Collapsed Mine Case

An Illinois school district has been awarded nearly $10 million in a lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad after claiming a collapsed mine left an elementary school damaged. Macoupin County Judge Patrick Londrigan awarded the Gillespie School District the judgment on …

Ex-Workers Sue Closed Arkansas Hospital over Unpaid Insurance Premiums

Former workers at a closed Arkansas hospital have filed a lawsuit, claiming administrators withheld part of their pay for insurance but didn’t pay the premiums. The lawsuit was filed by Denny Sumpter, a West Memphis attorney and former state representative …

In Suit, Oklahoma Ex-Inmates Claim Private Halfway House Violated Civil Rights

Some former inmates are suing Tulsa, Okla., halfway house workers who they claim violated their civil rights by organizing fight clubs and beatings. The lawsuit filed in federal court seeks more than $75,000 in punitive damages for “severe physical injuries,” …

American Apparel Settles California Worker Death Suit For $1M

American Apparel will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit over the death of an employee in a knitting machine accident. The Orange County district attorney’s office announced the settlement Tuesday. The worker’s daughter will receive $150,000 of the money …

Concussion Went Untreated Says Former Portland State Player

Former Portland State linebacker Zach Walen has filed a $5 million suit against Portland State, the NCAA and Oregon Health Sciences University claiming he was not treated properly for a concussion. The lawsuit alleges that Walen suffered a blow to …

Michigan Businessmen Sue Enbridge over 2010 Oil Spill

A trial is underway in a lawsuit brought by two men who say a 2010 Michigan oil spill destroyed their business. Charles Blakeman Jr. of Bellevue and Robert Patterson of Mason say they were prevented from guiding disabled veterans on …

Class Action OK’d in Lawsuit Against Exxon over Arkansas Oil Spill

Class action status has been granted in a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil stemming from a 2013 pipeline accident in Mayflower. U.S. District Judge Brian Miller in Little Rock ruled in favor of Arnez and Charletha Harper, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. …