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Arkansas Court: Reckless Conduct Can Be ‘Malicious’ Under Law

The Arkansas Supreme Court is siding with relatives of the 20 people killed in flash floods at the Albert Pike campground in 2010, agreeing with their definition of malicious conduct under a state law. A federal judge had halted 11 …

Comedian George Wallace Awarded $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit

A Nevada jury has awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007. The split decision in a civil negligence and personal …

Tesla Sued by Wisconsin ‘Lemon Law King’

Wisconsin’s self-proclaimed lemon law king filed a lawsuit against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of selling a defective electric sedan to a Franklin doctor. Tesla is currently fighting new regulations in New Jersey that effectively prohibits car …

Priest Sex Abuse Alleged in Another Hawaii Suit

Another lawsuit against the Catholic Church in Hawaii claims that a former Bishop sexually abused a boy who went to him to report he had been abused by another priest. Attorneys for the 59-year-old Honolulu man filed the suit last …

School District In Alaska Faces $4.5M Judgment For Negligence

A judge has ruled that the Anchorage School District was negligent and liable for $4.5 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by the family of a student who was severely injured after falling at his school. Superior Court Judge …

Judge Awards Utah Woman $250K In Dog Bite Suit

A judge has ruled in favor of an Ogden, Utah woman in a lawsuit over a severe dog bite. Second District Judge Mike DiReda found that Sara Loving was owed $250,000 in damages from defendants James and Cindy Davis for …

New Mexico Jury Gives 1-Cent Damage Award

A potash mining company won its lawsuit against an oil and gas company over a mistake in a New Mexico drilling project but a jury awarded just one cent of damages. The award for Plymouth, Mass.-based Mosaic Co. in its …

Millions For Comic’s Vegas Injury Requested Of Jury

A Nevada jury was asked Friday to award comedian George Wallace at least $7.1 million for earnings he claims he lost as a result of a leg injury he said he received while performing in December 2007 at a posh …

Injured Skier Sues Oregon Resort Over ‘Drunken’ Snowboarder

A skier injured when an allegedly drunken snowboarder collided with her has filed a $900,000 lawsuit against the snowboarder and Skibowl in Oregon. The suit from Maria Magdalena Stanila alleges the Mount Hood ski resort has a permissive attitude toward …

Oregon State University Pays $101K Settle Campus Paper Suit

Oregon State University has paid $1,000 plus $100,000 in legal fees to a former student to settle a lawsuit over the confiscation of distribution boxes for a conservative-leaning student newspaper. The Oregonian reported the university did not acknowledge wrongdoing but …