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Oregon Woman Stuck by Car Files Suit over Designer Clothes

A Portland, Ore. woman struck by a drunken driver in a crosswalk has filed a lawsuit seeking $4,600 for the designer clothes she was wearing at the time, on top of the cost of her medical bills. The Oregonian reported …

Minnesota Vikings Sue Wells Fargo over Rooftop Signs

The Minnesota Vikings say Wells Fargo is using illuminated rooftop signs on two buildings near the team’s new stadium in an effort to “photo bomb” the facility, which is named for a Wells Fargo competitor. The Vikings sued Wells Fargo …

Widow of Oregon Man Killed In SUV-Train Crash Files Suit Against Union Pacific

The wife of one of two people killed when a freight train struck an SUV at a rural crossing in Oregon seeks $2.7 million in a wrongful death lawsuit against Union Pacific and several workers. The suit alleges there were …

Judge Slows Outcome of California Uber Drivers’ Suit

Uber Technologies Inc. won a ruling that may put off the outcome of a bid by California drivers to be treated as employees in a lawsuit that has grown dramatically in both size and potential liability. U.S. District Judge Edward …

Wisconsin Asbestos Lawsuit Reinstated by Appeals Court

A Wisconsin appeals court has reinstated a woman’s lawsuit alleging asbestos at a number of Milwaukee businesses killed her husband. Sandra Brezonick filed a lawsuit in 2012 against a number of companies alleging her husband, John Brezonick, suffered from asbestos …

Oregon Wife Files $7.9M Suit After Husband Crushed by Dump Truck

A Medford, Ore. woman has filed a lawsuit against two construction companies after he husband was crushed to death by a dump truck in a construction area on Interstate 5 near Cottage Grove. The Mail Tribune reported that Karee Battenfield …

Judge Bars Uber from Imposing New Contract on Drivers in Pay Suit

Uber Technologies Inc. was barred from imposing a new contract on drivers who are suing the company to be treated like employees after a federal judge said the reworded agreement is confusing. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco …

Nearly $60M Settlement Reached in Washington Fire

A settlement of nearly $60 million has been reached for people who suffered damages as the result of a 2012 blaze near Cle Elum, Wash. lawyers said Monday. Rod Nelson with Abeyta Nelson law firm said in a release that …

Judge in California Grants Class Action Status in Farmers Female Attorneys Suit

A U.S. District judge in California has granted class action status to a suit brought by female attorneys against Farmers Insurance for discriminatory practices. The initial suit was filed on behalf of Lynne Coates, who her attorney said was paid less …

Suit Over Skier Death in Montana Headed to Trial

A federal judge has ruled that a jury will hear arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a German exchange student who fell into a tree well while skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort. The family of …