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Suit Filed in California Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A dog owner has filed a lawsuit in California against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating the company’s dry dog food. Pet owner Frank Lucido filed the suit in federal …

Court Clears Way For Couple to Sue Jack Nicklaus In Utah Case

A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend’s membership role in a $3.5 billion southern Utah luxury golf resort that went bankrupt in 2009 before it could …

Montana Man Sues University Alleging Harassment, Discrimination

A former janitor at Montana State University is suing the college over how he was treated by co-workers. Akram Zahran filed the lawsuit this past week in Gallatin County District Court against MSU, two co-workers and a supervisor. Zahran says …

Suit Filed Against U of New Mexico by Woman Who Reported Gang Rape

A woman’s lawsuit accuses the University of New Mexico of giving short shrift to her report of being raped by two football players and another man. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court seeks unspecified damages. The lawsuit accused university …

Energy Workers at Loose Ends after Drop in Crude Prices

The drive from Ken Mercer’s home in Tennessee to the oil fields of western North Dakota takes 20 hours if you drive straight through. Every month, Mercer, an Army veteran who served in Iraq, would make the trip as part …

Insurer Hit With $4.5M Class Action Bad Faith Verdict in Nevada

Everest Indemnity Insurance Co. was hit with a $4.5 million verdict after a Nevada state court jury on Thursday said the insurer acted in bad faith by refusing to cover a construction company’s defense costs in a class action stemming …

Chuck Yeager Cleared By Court to Sue Utah Gun Safe Company

A federal appeals court says record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager can sue a Utah gun safe company that named a line of safes after him. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Tuesday that the 91-year-old can …

Nearly $15M Awarded by Colorado Jury in Racial Discrimination Case

A federal jury has awarded nearly $15 million to 11 Denver, Colo.-area warehouse workers who accused a trucking company of segregating workers by race, calling black people “stupid Africans” and punishing those who complained. Attorney Lynn Feiger, who was among …

State Sued by Family of Worker Killed in Ohio Overpass Collapse

The parents of a worker killed when a highway overpass collapsed have sued Ohio’s Department of Transportation, charging negligence and carelessness. They sued on behalf of the estate and family members of Brandon Carl. The 35-year-old father of four from …

Energy Companies Sued in Oklahoma over Earthquake Damage

A Prague, Okla., resident has filed a lawsuit against two energy companies seeking class-action status for people in nine counties who were affected by recent earthquakes. Jennifer Lin Cooper filed the suit against Tulsa-based New Dominion LLC and Spess Oil …