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Girl Awarded $26M over California School Sex Assault

A jury awarded $26 million to a Pasadena special-needs student who was sexually assaulted by three classmates, her lawyers said Wednesday. A Los Angeles County jury in Long Beach ruled this week in a negligence lawsuit against the Pasadena Unified …

Walmart Ordered to Pay Oregon Man $4.4M for Racial Profiling

A Multnomah County grand jury has ordered Walmart to pay $4.4 million in damages to a man who sued the store, saying he was racially profiled and harassed by a Walmart employee at a Portland, Oregon, area store in 2020. …

Jury Awards $21M to Family of Pregnant Teen Shot by Police in California

A jury awarded $21 million to the family of a pregnant teen who was shot and killed by undercover police officers in Northern California five years ago, attorneys said. Elena Mondragon was a passenger in a BMW pulling out of …

Jury Awards $595K in Washington Salmon Pen Collapse

A Washington state jury on awarded the Lummi Indian tribe $595,000 over the 2017 collapse of a net pen where Atlantic salmon were being raised – an event that elicited fears of damage to wild salmon runs and prompted the …

$460M Awarded to Former Workers Who Sued California Utility

Two men who sued saying they were forced out of their jobs at a Southern California utility after complaining about sexual and racial harassment have been awarded $440 million in punitive damages, attorneys said. A Los Angeles County jury awarded …

$11.4M Jury Award Prompts Oregon Resort to Change Bike Policy

Mt. Hood Skibowl in Oregon will keep cyclists off its forested trails this summer after losing a lawsuit from a man who said he slammed into a signpost and was paralyzed from the waist down. A Multnomah County jury awarded …

California City Pushing Back on $85M Award in Restraint Case

San Diego County lawyers are seeking to wipe out an $85 million jury award to the family of man who died after being restrained by sheriff’s deputies in 2015, or get a new trial in the lawsuit that generated the …

Colorado Jury Awards Nearly $9M in Fertility Fraud Case

A jury has awarded nearly $9 million to three families who accused a Colorado fertility doctor of using his own sperm to inseminate three mothers who requested anonymous donors. The jury found that Dr. Paul B. Jones and his clinic, …

Jury Awards $1.5M to Family in California Mistaken Body ID Case

A Southern California jury on Tuesday awarded $1.5 million to the family of a man who was mistakenly declared dead by authorities, resulting in a stranger being buried in the family plot. A Superior Court jury found the Orange County …

$102M to Pay California Students Abused by Teacher

A jury has awarded $102.5 million to two women who sued a Northern California school district over what they said was officials’ failure to stop a middle school teacher from sexually grooming and abusing them as minors. Parents had repeatedly …