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Family of Arizona Man Killed in Police Shooting Files $950K Claim

The family of a Buckeye man who died in a shooting six months ago has filed a nearly $1 million notice of claim against the Buckeye Police Department and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The claim alleges that police officers and …

$3M Claim in Washington Against Shipper for Damage to Marina and Boats

The Port of Kalama in Washington has filed a claim against the owners and operators of a container ship it believes is responsible for damaging the marina and boats when it passed by at an excessive speed earlier this month. …

Washington Woman Charged in Tiffany Bracelet Claim

Teri Simpson, 43, of Napavine, Wash., was charged in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree theft in connection with an insurance claim over an expensive piece of jewelry. An investigation by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s Criminal Investigations Unit shows Simpson …

Parents of Teen Who Drowned in Swim Class File Claim in California

The parents of a teenager who drowned during a high school swim class have filed a claim with his Northern California school district. The claim, generally a precursor to a lawsuit, alleges that a physical education teacher at San Ramon …

New Jersey Judge Injured in Fall Files $1M Claim Against City of Camden

A New Jersey judge who was injured in a fall outside a courthouse has filed a $1 million claim against the city of Camden. The Courier-Post reported Camden County Assignment Judge Deborah Silverman Katz says in her claim that she …

Movie Theater Hit by Lightning in South Dakota, Awaiting Claim Decision

The future of a central South Dakota movie theater is uncertain after lightning struck the facility, according to its owners. A digital projector, server and computer components were damaged last month at the Lyric Theatre in Faulkton, Aberdeen American News …

Damage Claim Filed in Washington Over Ex-Mayor Abuse Allegations

The former foster son of ex-Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has filed a claim for damages against the city, saying that last year it negligently failed to investigate his and other men’s allegations that Murray sexually abused them decades ago. The …

Arizona City is Using Insurance Money to Build Itself a New City Hall

The city of Bisbee, Ariz. is using insurance money to start rebuilding the interior of its city hall after it was gutted by fire, officials said. DC Restoration, a national firm based in Mesa, has begun tearing down the interior …

Don’t Drink and Bike

This post is part of a series sponsored by PersonalUmbrella.com Deaths of intoxicated cyclists is a “significant problem,” according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. They found that these fatalities haven’t declined as much as those of drunk drivers …

California Department of Insurance and FAIR Plan Square off in Public Statements

The California Department of Insurance and the California FAIR Plan Association squared off in conflicting press releases on Thursday over a court decision that awarded a homeowner higher repair costs following a claim. The California Court of Appeal, First District …