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3rd Circuit: Policy to Limit Extended Transportation Expenses May be Bad Faith

Kyle and Marie Stechert say they rushed to buy another car after their vehicle was “totaled” in an accident because their insurance carrier refused to keep paying for their rental vehicle. The new car was twice as expensive as the …

James Levine’s Lawsuit Against Met Opera Has Been Settled

Conductor James Levine’s breach of contract and defamation lawsuit against the Metropolitan Opera has been settled. A lawyer for Levine and the company made the announcement last Tuesday but did not disclose terms of the agreement. The 76-year Levine was …

Vermont Man’s Sunken Boat Case Scheduled for Trial in August

A lawsuit over whether insurance companies must cover a Vermont man’s claim for his boat he says sank with his mother on board is heading to trial this summer. The Providence Journal reports that a judge on Wednesday set Aug. …

Contractor Sues Massachusetts City for $1M in Unpaid Work

A contractor alleging breach of contract is suing a Massachusetts city for $1 million. The MetroWest Daily News reports that Lupachino & Salvatore alleges Framingham, Mass., illegally withheld payments related to the renovation of a city ice skating rink. The …

Judge Orders Vermont’s Hermitage Club Owner to Pay Member $2.1M

A judge has ordered the owner of a foreclosed ski club in Vermont to pay about $2.1 million to a club member who is unable to sell back 20 memberships he bought in 2015. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the judge …

New York Judge Dismisses Some of Levine’s Claims Against Met Opera

A New York judge last week dismissed portions of a lawsuit filed by former Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine against the company last year. Levine was the Met’s music or artistic director from 1976-2016, then became its music director …

New York Thruway Authority Sues Over Failed Wind Turbines

The New York Thruway Authority has filed a lawsuit against multiple companies over the failure of four wind turbines. The authority says in its lawsuit filed Thursday the turbines located along the Thruway in Erie and Chautauqua counties went offline …

Chicago’s MillerCoors, Pabst Settle Suit Over Brewing Contract

MillerCoors and Pabst Brewing Co. settled a lawsuit on Nov. 28 in which the hipster’s brand of choice claimed the bigger brewer lied about its ability to continue brewing Pabst’s beers to put that company out of business. The settlement …

Iowa Riverboat Casino Settles Revenue-Sharing Lawsuit for $1.5M

The owners of a former Sioux City, Iowa, riverboat casino have agreed to pay $1.5 million to a nonprofit group that had filed a lawsuit over unpaid revenue-sharing funds. The Community Action Agency of Siouxland and the Belle of Sioux …

Minot, N.D., Schools, Company Settle Lawsuit over Flood Cleanup for $950K

The Minot Public School District has settled a lawsuit filed by a company over unpaid cleanup expenses resulting from the 2011 Souris River flood. The case was set to go to trial Monday in federal court, but the two sides …