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Illinois Landowners Suing State over Fracking Permit Delay

Southern Illinois landowners are suing the state for failing to implement hydraulic fracturing, calling the long-running process for adopting rules governing the oil and gas extraction method tantamount to illegal government seizure of property already leased to developers. The lawsuit, …

Bus Passengers File Suit over Crash Near Indianapolis

Four people who were on board a double-decker passenger bus that crashed near Indianapolis, Ind., are suing the bus company. The Chicago residents filed the lawsuit Oct. 15 in a Cook County, Ill., court, claiming negligence by the Megabus line …

Homeowners Sue Golf Course For Negligence in California Fire

A group of homeowners has sued a golf course owner for negligence, stemming from a wildfire that destroyed eight houses, two businesses and an apartment complex near San Diego. The lawsuit filed last week in San Diego Superior Court blames …

Delivery Fees at Heart of Suit by LA Times Against OC Register

The Los Angeles Times filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Orange County Register over what the Times says is breach of contract and failure to pay more than $2 million in delivery fees. The lawsuit alleges that the Register breached …

More Plaintiffs in Hepatitis C Lawsuit Against North Dakota Nursing Home

Two more confirmed cases of hepatitis C have been tied to a Minot, N.D., nursing home that’s the subject of a federal lawsuit. The new cases bring the total associated with ManorCare to 47 and add to the list of …

Cold Onion Rings Sparked Attack at New Mexico Burger King, Suit Says

A New Mexico man is suing Burger King after he says a manager attacked him for complaining about cold onion rings. KRQE-TV reported the lawsuit filed in state district court says Robert Deyapp was assaulted in June 2013 when he …

Colorado Resort Files Trademark Suit Over Salt Lake Ski Marketing

A Salt Lake City, Utah tourism group is defending its new marketing campaign, saying the Ski City slogan doesn’t violate a Colorado ski resort’s Ski Town trademark. Visit Salt Lake says in a statement that the $1.8 million Ski City …

Idaho Fitness Company Sued by State

Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has filed a lawsuit against a southwest Idaho fitness company. Wasden contends in the lawsuit filed in Ada County District Court that Body Renew Fitness & Tanning and owner Dakota Routh charged customers for memberships …

Oregon Hospital Settles With Patients Abused By Doctor

A hospital in The Dalles, Ore. and two administrators have settled a lawsuit brought by four female patients molested by an anesthesiologist while they were under sedation. The Dalles Chronicle reported that the amount of the settlements is confidential, but …

Fatal DUI in Oklahoma Settled Between Parents and School

The parents of an Oklahoma teenager killed in a drunken driving accident after he left an Ottawa County high school campus have settled a civil lawsuit against the school district. Duane and Donna Kerns sued the Fairland school board after …