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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 …

Missouri Consumer Group Sues Over Health Insurance Rates

A Missouri consumer group announced that it has sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the latest effort to obtain information used to justify the rates consumers will pay for insurance on the federally run online marketplace. …

Oregon Judge Tosses Pimp’s Sneaker Warning Suit

An Oregon judge needed less than a half hour to dismiss a $100 million lawsuit filed by an imprisoned pimp who contended Nike should have included a consumer warning on the sneakers the man used to beat a prostitute’s customer. …

Negative Comments Lead Michigan Marketing Firm to Sue Client

A Hartland Township marketing and Web design firm sued a former client over comments it made about the company online and in a letter to a business networking group. Five Sparrows filed the defamation suit against James Beasley and his …

Royalty Owners Sue Denton, Texas, Over Fracking Moratorium

A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton over its temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, claiming the ban violates property rights. City leaders halted fracking as they consider making their city the first in the state …

Federal Judge in Oklahoma Rules Against Health Insurance Subsidies

Some of the health-insurance subsidies being offered under the Affordable Care Act represent an “abuse of discretion” by the federal government, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled on Sept. 30, marking another volley in a years-long legal fight that could …

Novato, Insurer Others Settle Suit Over California Girl Killed By SUV

The city of Novato and other defendants have settled a lawsuit by the family of a 12-year-old California girl who was struck and killed by a SUV while riding her bicycle home from school two years ago. The Marin Independent …

Employee Suit Against Edison Utility in California to Be Heard by Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to weigh whether to revive certain claims made in a class action lawsuit filed by employees against utility Edison International over its pension plan management. The nine justices will consider a lawsuit filed …

Case Of Utah Boy Who Killed Himself Gets Settled

The family of a 14-year-old Utah boy who say their son was bullied prior to committing suicide outside a school in a Salt Lake City suburb has reached a settlement with the school district, the two sides announced Monday. The …