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Jury in California Awards $2.2M to Family of Man Killed by LAPD Officer

A jury has awarded $2.2 million to the family of a man who was shot and killed by a Los Angeles police officer in a shooting that the police chief deemed justified and the district attorney declined to prosecute. Christian …

Company Sued in North Dakota Train Derailment Wants Case Moved

A Pennsylvania steel company named in a lawsuit over an oil tanker train derailment near Casselton, N.D., more than two years ago wants the case moved from state to federal court. An attorney for Standard Steel made the motion to …

Airbnb Sues Southern California City over Short-term Rental Law

Airbnb is suing the city of Anaheim over a law that regulates short-term rentals. The Orange County Register reported the suit argues the city violates free-speech rights and federal law by holding Airbnb responsible when users post listings for illegal …

Frivolous or Serious: Fighting Lawsuit Lunacy With This Hidden Gem

This post is part of a series sponsored by PersonalUmbrella.com America is lawsuit crazy. It almost seems like it’s a matter of “when,” not “if” you’ll be sued. And when you’re looking at a lawsuit from an umbrella claim, there’s …

Sued Over Injuries from Infected Corneas, South Dakota Eye Bank Denies Fault

A South Dakota-based eye and tissue bank says it isn’t responsible for injuries caused by infected corneas that were shipped to the Palestinian territories. Two Palestinians are suing the South Dakota Lions Eye and Tissue Bank, alleging the corneas provided …

Relatives of Rivera Entourage Get $70M Judgment in California

The families of four members of Jenni Rivera’s entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig entered a …

Relatives of Rivera Entourage Get $70M Judgment in California

The families of four members of Jenni Rivera’s entourage who were killed along with the Mexican-American superstar in a 2012 plane crash are entitled to $70 million, a judge has ruled. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig entered a …

California Jury Awards $16.3M to Family of Construction Worker

A Los Angeles jury has awarded $16.3 million to the family of a construction worker who fell to his death at a wastewater treatment plant. City News Service says the Superior Court panel this week found for Rosa Gonzalez and …

Federal Judge Orders St. Louis to Pay $1.5M in False Arrest Case

The city of St. Louis has been ordered to pay nearly $1.5 million in damages to a man falsely arrested 14 years ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the July 26 ruling by a federal judge could end a …

Washington Tunnel Contractors File $11M Lawsuit

The contractors who built Bertha the tunnel machine in Washington two years ago have filed a lawsuit seeking $11 million in extra pay. The Seattle Times reported that the contractors contend that their efforts working with tough soil conditions cost …