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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. …

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Over SFO Runway Death After Asiana Crash

The parents of a teenage girl who was run over and killed by emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash landing at the San Francisco airport filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained. …

Jury Awards $730,000 Verdict to UC Davis ‘Whistleblower’

A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis. Janet Keyzer, a former UC Davis administrative nurse, claimed in a …

$280K Sought by Woman Who Slipped At Oregon Safeway Deli

A woman who says she hurt her back after slipping on a greasy spot at a Safeway store in Sandy, Ore. has filed a lawsuit against the grocery chain. The Oregonian newspaper reported that Tammy Hadley seeks at least $30,000 …

California Judge Tosses Loral’s $283 Million Patent Infringement Loss

Loral Space & Communications Inc. won a reversal of a $283 million damages award against its former unit Space Systems/Loral, as the winning company, ViaSat Inc., sought a court order barring further patent infringement. ViaSat, a satellite network systems firm, …

Sexual Harassment Claims Against Oklahoma Group Settled

The Grand River Dam Authority in Oklahoma has reached settlements with two ex-employees over claims of sexual harassment and wrongful termination. The settlements follow a 10-month investigation into claims of sexual harassment and wrongful termination against the organization’s CEO and …

‘Vegas Nocturne’ Sues The Cosmopolitan for Breach of Contract

The producer of a shuttered Las Vegas Strip show that featured stylized circus-style after-dinner performances is accusing the casino-hotel that hosted it of sabotaging its short life. “Vegas Nocturne” producer Spiegelworld CSC LLC alleges in a breach-of-contract lawsuit filed last …

San Diego Comic-Con Files Trademark Suit Against Utah Convention

Organizers of the biggest comic-book convention in the nation sued their counterparts in Salt Lake City over the event’s name, saying it confuses fans into thinking the two are affiliated. San Diego Comic-Con’s lawsuit, which was filed last week in U.S. …

Wyoming County OKs Settlement in Solar Array Collapse

The Teton County, Wyoming, commissioners have accepted a $100,000 settlement from the designers of a solar array atop the Teton County-Jackson Recreation Center that collapsed in November. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported county officials say insurance could cover …