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Washington-based Zillow to Settle Trade Secret Suit by Move Inc. for $130M

Seattle, Wash.-based real-estate information website Zillow is paying $130 million to settle a lawsuit brought by rival Move Inc. The Seattle Times reported that the settlement was disclosed in securities filings earlier this week, ending more than two years of …

Oregon Woman Settles Suit over Abuse by Insurance Agent Father

A Eugene, Ore. woman who sued her adopted parents after disclosing that her father sexually abused her has agreed to settle the civil case. The Register-Guard reports that according to documents filed in Lane County Circuit Court last week the …

School Bus Firm Agrees to Settle California Safety Suit for $11.5M

An attorney representing mechanics for a school bus company says the company has agreed to pay $11.5 million to settle a California lawsuit claiming they used unsafe buses to transport San Francisco students. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that two …

Washington Judge OKs Mobile Home Lawsuit Settlement

A Grant County judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement in a class action lawsuit filed by mobile homeowners against their landlord in central Washington. The lawsuit alleges that Royal Coachman Mobile Home Park, in the town of Royal …

Oregon Hospital Settles for $13M in Botched Water-Birth Suit

The parents of a newborn boy deprived of oxygen during a bungled water birth attempt have settled a lawsuit against a Portland, Ore. hospital for $13 million. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported the settlement with the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center is the …

Uber Driver First Named to Lead Suit Opposes $100M Settlement

The driver originally named to lead a class-action lawsuit over pay and benefits against Uber Technologies Inc. is opposing the rideshare company’s $100 million settlement, saying he was duped by the drivers’ lawyer into signing on to the deal. Douglas …

Washington Cyclist Gets $400K Payout After Being Struck by Councilwoman

A bicyclist who collided with former Seattle City Councilwoman Sally Clark as she drove to a speaking engagement is being paid $400,000 under the terms of a settlement. The Seattle Times reported that the city is on the hook for …

Gun Maker, Ex-California Policeman Settle Suit Over Shooting by Child

The Glock gun company has settled a lawsuit filed by a former Los Angeles police officer who was shot and paralyzed by his 3-year-old son. City News Service says attorneys for Glock and former Officer Enrique Chavez told a judge …

Lyft Raises Offer to Drivers to $27M in Contractors V. Employees Suit

Lyft Inc. raised its proposed payout to 163,000 California drivers to $27 million in their lawsuit to be treated as employees rather than contractors. The revised settlement comes after a San Francisco federal judge rejected an earlier $12.5 million offer, saying …

Montana City, Others Reach $7.5M Settlement in Landfill Suit

The city of Bozeman, Mont., a housing developer and an engineering firm have reached a $7.5 million settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed by homeowners who said the city approved a subdivision near a former landfill that is leaking fumes …