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Owner Alleges Defect; Wants ‘Invincible’ Missouri Home Torn Down

Designed to withstand tornadoes, earthquakes and even bomb blasts, a castle-like southwest Missouri home that was meant to last forever must be torn down and erected again, its owner argues in an ongoing lawsuit. Pensmore, a 72,000-square-foot home, might not …

Washington Cyclist Gets $400K Payout After Being Struck by Councilwoman

A bicyclist who collided with former Seattle City Councilwoman Sally Clark as she drove to a speaking engagement is being paid $400,000 under the terms of a settlement. The Seattle Times reported that the city is on the hook for …

Oregon Man Says Wells Fargo Axed Him after Whistleblowing

A Damascus, Ore. man has filed a lawsuit accusing Wells Fargo & Co. of firing him after he alerted them of issues in mortgage procedures. According to a lawsuit unsealed last week, Duke Tran said he complained that the bank …

Suit: Mcdonald’s Toilet Paper Dispenser Damaged New Mexico Woman’s Eye

A northern New Mexico woman is suing a Santa Fe McDonald’s franchise after she said a toilet paper dispenser fell off a bathroom stall door and slammed into her face. The lawsuit filed last week in Santa Fe District Court …

Gun Maker, Ex-California Policeman Settle Suit Over Shooting by Child

The Glock gun company has settled a lawsuit filed by a former Los Angeles police officer who was shot and paralyzed by his 3-year-old son. City News Service says attorneys for Glock and former Officer Enrique Chavez told a judge …

Colorado Marijuana Businesses Sued After Fatal Shooting

The family of three boys filed a lawsuit against two recreational marijuana businesses after a shooting that left their mother dead and their father charged with murder. The lawsuit claims companies that made a type of marijuana-infused candy and sold …

Lyft Raises Offer to Drivers to $27M in Contractors V. Employees Suit

Lyft Inc. raised its proposed payout to 163,000 California drivers to $27 million in their lawsuit to be treated as employees rather than contractors. The revised settlement comes after a San Francisco federal judge rejected an earlier $12.5 million offer, saying …

Montana City, Others Reach $7.5M Settlement in Landfill Suit

The city of Bozeman, Mont., a housing developer and an engineering firm have reached a $7.5 million settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed by homeowners who said the city approved a subdivision near a former landfill that is leaking fumes …

Jury Selected in Colorado Movie Massacre Lawsuit

A six-member jury was chosen on Monday in Colorado to hear the first civil trial of wrongful death and personal injury claims stemming from a 2012 mass shooting in which 12 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suburban …

Wisconsin Gun Shop Gets Sued by 2 More Wounded Officers

A second lawsuit is set for trial against a U.S. gun shop after a jury in October found the store negligently sold a gun used to injure two Milwaukee police officers. The new case involves two different injured officers who …