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Utah Woman Files Suit Against Polygamy Reality TV Show for Trespassing

A Utah woman who is part of a polygamous group alleges that makers of a reality TV show barged into her house without permission and pressured her daughter into being in a series about people leaving polygamy. Susan Nelson alleges …

Washington Man’s Suit Claims Medical Device Caused Brain Damage

A Washington man is suing a California company, claiming its medical device used to treat aneurysms malfunctioned and caused him to suffer brain damage. The Penumbra Coil 400 was used to treat an aneurysm Dennis Montgomery suffered in 2013, according …

L.A. Gives Nod to $30M Gang Injunction Suit Settlement

The city of Los Angeles has agreed to spend up to $30 million to settle a lawsuit that challenged widespread injunctions that restrict the movements of thousands of suspected gang members. The City Council voted to fund nonprofit organizations to …

Oregon Woman Files $1M Suit Nursing Home Death of Father

A woman has filed a nearly $1 million lawsuit against a Florence, Ore. nursing home that cared for her 83-year-old father, claiming that it didn’t do enough to address health symptoms that led to his death. The Register-Guard reported that …

Oregon Man Suing Over ‘Dangerous’ Llama

An Oregon man is suing farm owners after he broke his leg in a confrontation with their llama. The Mail Tribune reported that 33-year-old Justin Stranberg is suing for $332,675, saying the owners of Holleywood Farm failed “to warn of …

Oregon Woman’s $1M Suit Claims Massage Was Assault

An Oregon woman who claims a massage she received last month was sexual battery has filed a $1 million lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court. KOIN-TV reports the complaint was filed last week. It says the woman received a massage …

Los Angeles Sidewalk Plan Passes off Responsibility for Future Repairs

A joint City Council committee has backed a sidewalk repair plan that calls for Los Angeles to cover the cost of the first repair, then hand off the responsibility for future fixes back to the property owner. The Los Angeles …

Utah Judge Limits Suit over Drunken Attack at Ski Resort’s Oktoberfest

A Utah judge this week tossed out part of a lawsuit filed by a family who says they were beaten by drunken revelers at a ski resort’s Oktoberfest celebration because the event has turned into a booze-fueled Rocky Mountain spring …

Teamsters, Lyft Drivers Objecting to Class-Action Settlement

Five Lyft drivers and the Teamsters union will object to a proposed class action settlement, saying it would shortchange drivers by keeping them as independent contractors instead of employees, a union spokesman said on Tuesday. Lyft and larger rival Uber …

Abuse Lawsuit Filed against Colorado Halfway House

Two women say they faced unwanted sexual advances while living at a Colorado Springs, Colo. halfway house. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported that according to a federal lawsuit filed against Community Alternatives of El Paso female residents say they felt …