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California School District Police Chief Sues over Alleged Retaliation

The police chief of a California school district has sued his employers, claiming he faced a hostile work environment after blowing the whistle on alleged misuse of a criminal database by district employees. KBAK-TV reported that Kern High School District …

Family of Idaho Beating Death Victim Sues Woman’s Treatment Center

The family of an Idaho woman who was beaten to death in October has filed a lawsuit against the treatment center where the killing occurred. Linda Westmoreland’s daughters, Amanda Ingram and Stormy Dye, filed the lawsuit against Port of Hope, …

Hawaii Resort And Crocs Sued over Child’s Escalator Injuries

A couple is suing footwear maker Crocs and a Hawaii resort after their 2-year-old son’s foot got caught in an escalator while the family visited Hawaii for an oral surgeon convention. The lawsuit says the Crocs shoes were “negligently and improperly …

Family of Washington Man Killed by Tree Toppled in Windstorm Sues

The family of a Washington state man who was killed during an intense windstorm when a tree fell on his car has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the developer of the project where the tree was located. Jamie Fay …

Ex-Employee Hits Oregon School District with $2.5M Retaliation Suit

The Eugene School District in Oregon has been hit with a $2.5 million lawsuit by a former administrator alleging he faced retaliation and pressure to resign after complaining of illegal practices within the district. The suit was filed by Brad …

Insurer Agrees to $100K Settlement in Washington Dog Shooting Suit

An insurance company contesting an arbitrator’s award following the shooting death of a dog by a neighbor has agreed to settle for $100,000. The Seattle Times reported Liberty Mutual settled with the attorney representing Jim Anderson of Eltopia. Anderson’s 7-year-old …

Hawaii Hotel Employee Sues over Ignored Assault Complaint

An employee of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa has filed a lawsuit claiming hotel officials continued to accommodate a guest who groped her. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that the employee on Tuesday filed the lawsuit against the …

Jury Awards $46M to Man Who Lost Leg in Crash at Nissan Dealership

A jury has awarded $46 million to a man who lost a leg after he was struck by a driver working for a Southern California Nissan dealership. Lawyers for Faustino Solorio say a panel deliberated less than two hours Tuesday …

Dead New Mexico Woman’s Family Sues Bar over Lewd Corndog Contest

A New Mexico family is suing the owners of a shuttered Albuquerque night club, their former landlord and a liquor license-holder after a woman choked during a corndog eating contest and suffered fatal brain damage. The mother, husband and daughter …

Former Paralegal in Oregon County Files Age, Discrimination Suit

A former paralegal has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Crook County in central Oregon alleging that she was fired because of her age and disability. The Bulletin reported that 65-year-old Debra Foltz filed the federal lawsuit last week. According to …