negligence News

Oregon Women Sue Kaiser Over Ex-Nurse Facing Sex Abuse Charges

Two Oregon women who claim they were sexually abused by a nurse at a Beaverton clinic have filed a $1 million lawsuit against Kaiser Permanente over claims of negligence. The Oregonian reported the suit filed this week claims Kaiser failed to …

Montana Man Sued for Wrongful Death after Shooting Home Intruder

Representatives of a man shot and killed after he broke into a Helena, Mont. home have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the shooter. The Independent Record reported that the suit filed on behalf of the estate of Henry Thomas …

Utah Job Corps Wrongful Death Suit Draws Support, Criticism

A wrongful death lawsuit against Clearfield Job Corps Center in Utah has drawn support and criticism from former students. The Standard-Examiner reported 17-year-old Isela Huerta Carranza left the center and went without her insulin. She returned March 10 and died …

Lawsuit Filed against Colorado Hospital in Stolen Painkillers Case

A lawsuit has been filed against Swedish Medical Center, alleging the Denver, Colo.-area hospital was negligent in hiring a surgery technician who put thousands of patients at risk of being exposed to HIV and hepatitis. The Denver Post reported the …

Oregon University Seeks Dismissal of Former Basketball Player’s Lawsuit

The University of Oregon has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former basketball player who claims the school damaged his prospects of playing in the NBA. Brandon Austin was one of three UO basketball players …

California University Acknowledges Liability in Football Player Death

The University of California has acknowledged its negligence was a substantial factor in the death of former California football player Ted Agu. The 21-year-old defensive lineman from Bakersfield died nearly two years ago after a strenuous team workout. His family …

Paul Walker’s Father Sues Porsche for Negligence in Fatal California Crash

Paul Walker’s father has sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death over the 2013 accident that killed the “Fast & Furious” star. Walker’s father, who is the executor of his son’s estate, filed the lawsuit last week claiming that the …

Student Sues Pacific University in Oregon for $3M Following Rape

A 20-year-old Pacific University student who says another student raped her has filed a $3 million lawsuit against the Oregon university. The Oregonian reported that the lawsuit says the rape occurred after both students attended a 2013 party for athletes …

Montana Jury Awards $2M in Mistaken House Title Suit

A Yellowstone County, Mont. jury has awarded just over $2 million in damages to a Texas man after a loan servicing company negligently included the legal description of his Billings property in the foreclosure paperwork for a Butte property. District …

U.S. Senator from Nevada Suing Exercise Band Maker over Eye Injury

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is suing a company that makes and markets a flexible exercise band that he says slipped from his hand, causing him to fall and suffer eye, face and rib injuries on New Year’s Day. A lawsuit …