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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 …

Allstate Sues Former Agent Over EA Agreement in Mass. Federal Court

Allstate is suing one of its former agents in United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, alleging the agent breached a one-year non-compete clause by misusing Allstate’s confidential information and trade secrets. Defendant Abner Joseph executed an exclusive …

New York Bus Firms Seek Damages Over Handling of Workers’ Comp Claim

New York Bus Operators Compensation Trust (NYBOCT), a Bay Shore, N.Y.-based group self-insured trust created by a number of New York passenger bus companies, has filed a complaint against Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. and Risk …

Long Island Rail Road Riders Turn Complaints Over Delays into Lawsuit

All aboard the lawsuit train. Even before this week’s start of a two-month track renovation project at New York’s Pennsylvania Station that’s expected to disrupt life for hundreds of thousands, some frustrated Long Island Rail Road riders filed a lawsuit …

Former Vermont Homeowners Hope to Recover $4M After Evictions

A group of former homeowners from a Vermont lakeside neighborhood hopes to recover some of the nearly $4 million they lost after they were forced to vacate. The Burlington Free Press reports the Mallets Bay Homeowner’s Association says the 24 …

Massachusetts Court Reverses Ruling in Rotten Seafood Coverage Dispute

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has reversed a lower court’s ruling in a case examining whether damage to scallops at a seafood processing facility, when the cause of damage is unknown, constitutes an occurrence within a commercial general liability (CGL) policy. …

Pennsylvania Sues IBM Over $170M Jobless Claims Contract

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration sued International Business Machines Corp. on Thursday, saying the company failed to deliver on a 2006 contract to replace an outdated system of processing unemployment claims. The lawsuit said the technology and consulting giant was …

Student Allowed Back at New Hampshire Prep School after Sex Case

A judge has allowed a student to return to a New Hampshire prep school, months after his mother alleged the school wrongfully expelled him after he had sex with another student. Both sides reached an agreement signed by a federal …

Student to Return to New Hampshire Prep School After Sex Case

A federal judge has temporarily reinstated a teenager at an elite New Hampshire prep school after his mother said he was wrongfully expelled after having sex with another student. The Portsmouth Herald reports Judge Joseph Laplante said Tuesday that the …