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Utah University Wants Lawsuit Over Frat Party Assault Dismissed

Utah State University and a fraternity are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student accusing the school and organization of failing to act on reports of sexual assault and heavy drinking at parties. The student, …

University of Oregon Student Files $3M Suit over Slow Meningitis Diagnosis

A University of Oregon student seeks $3 million in a lawsuit against medical providers who she says failed to properly diagnose her with meningococcal disease in 2015. The Register-Guard reported that Christina Jenkins’ lawsuit is the second from the disease …

California Woman Slaps Chipotle With $2.2B Suit over Privacy Violation

A California woman has filed a lawsuit against Chipotle alleging the Denver-based company used a photo of her without her consent for commercial gain. The Denver Post reported that Sacramento resident Leah Caldwell is seeking more than $2 billion in …

Nevada High School Football Coach Targeted in Bullying Suit

Three former Nevada high school football players have filed a federal lawsuit that says they had to leave the team after they challenged bullying from their coach. The lawsuit names the coach, Galena High School principal and Washoe County School …

Ex-Professor Sues Utah University for More than $22M over Firing

A former theater professor at Dixie State University in Utah who was found not guilty of assaulting a student is suing university faculty and staff members for more than $22 million over his termination. The Spectrum of St. George reported Varlo …

California Court Orders Hot Yoga Guru to Cough up Income to Pay For Suit

The founder of Bikram yoga has been ordered to turn over the proceeds from his global fitness business to go toward a $6.8 million judgment his former legal adviser won against him last year in a sexual harassment and wrongful …

Founders Closing Central California Arthouse after Fire Inspection

Founders of a popular artists’ collective operating in a Fresno, Calif. warehouse say they’re closing following an Oakland fire in December that killed dozens. Adam Mena, a co-founder of the space called Arthouse, tells the Fresno Bee that they’ll out …

Tesla Owner in California Sues Tesla over Sudden Acceleration

Tesla Motors Inc. was sued by a Model X owner in California who said his electric SUV suddenly accelerated while being parked, causing it to crash through the garage into the owner’s living room, injuring the driver and a passenger. …

Washington Lawsuit Says Special Needs Student Sexually Abused by 3 Students

A lawsuit has accused a Washington school district of failing to protect a female special needs student from a male special needs classmate who sexually abused her in 2012. The News Tribune reported the lawsuit was filed earlier this month …

Kansas Mom’s Medical Pot Suit Dismissed by Federal Judge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a western Kansas woman against the state and several agencies after her son was removed from her home in 2015 when he told school officials she used marijuana. Shona Banda, of …