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Navajo Nation, Urban Outfitters Settle Suit over Trademark Infringement

The Navajo Nation and Urban Outfitters Inc. have reached a settlement in the tribe’s 2012 trademark infringement lawsuit against the clothing retailer. The Farmington Daily Times reported that terms of the settlement signed Monday by a federal judge are confidential. …

Uber Working to Settle with California Drivers over Employee Benefits

Uber Technologies Inc. is trying to finalize a settlement with California drivers to resolve potentially billions of dollars in claims stemming from the company’s refusal to give them the protections and benefits of employees. The case centers on allegations that …

Trucking Company Settles California Discrimination Case with Sikhs for $260K

A national trucking company has agreed to pay $260,000 to settle discrimination complaints by four Sikh drivers who were denied jobs for refusing to take drug tests that would have violated their religious beliefs. J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. reached …

Insurers for Oregon Homeowners to Pay in Settlement of Tree Cutting Case

Two Gresham, Ore. couples have agreed to pay $135,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing them of cutting down or damaging dozens of protected trees to improve the views from their homes. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported court documents released this week show …

Jury in California Awards $18M Cosmetic Talc Cancer Verdict

A Los Angeles, Calif. jury has returned a $18.07 million verdict against talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels for its role in causing California political figure Philip Depoian’s mesothelioma. The jury verdict is the largest award on record for a …

Los Angeles Hospital to Pay $450K in Patient Dumping Settlement

A hospital will pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit contending it dumped a homeless woman with schizophrenia on Skid Row in Los Angeles. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the settlement this week, more than a year after his office sued …

Los Angeles Hospital to Pay $450K in Patient Dumping Settlement

A hospital will pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit contending it dumped a homeless woman with schizophrenia on Skid Row in Los Angeles. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the settlement this week, more than a year after his office sued …

Idaho College Agrees to Settle VP’s $650K Lawsuit

The College of Southern Idaho has agreed to pay a former vice president $650,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit. The Times-News reported in a story on Tuesday that the settlement with Edit Szanto was made through the college’s insurer, the …

Foo Fighters Suit Against Lloyd’s Finally Settled

Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters have finally settled a four-month-old lawsuit aimed at collecting on insurance claims related to a series of canceled concerts during the band’s 2015 world tour. A court filing signed by U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real …

$60M in Settlements for Victims of Deadly Washington Landslide

Survivors and family members of people killed in the nation’s deadliest landslide have reached $60 million in settlements with the state of Washington and a timber company that logged an area above the site of the collapse. Just as opening …