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California Mobile Home Residents Awarded $34M in Suit over Living Conditions

A jury has awarded $34 million in damages to 51 current and former residents of a Southern California mobile home park they say is rife with problems including sinkholes, sewage backups and rats. The Los Angeles Times reported the damages …

Montana Man Awarded $2.1M in Lawsuit Against BNSF

A federal court jury has awarded a Montana man more than $2.1 million in a wrongful termination lawsuit against BNSF Railway following an on-the-job injury. Zachary Wooten, of Columbia Falls, sued BNSF alleging the company violated the Federal Rail Safety …

Man Dies 2 Days After $2.6M Verdict in Montana Mine Lawsuit

A man who fought for more than a decade to maintain his rights to a mining claim in northwestern Montana died two days after a jury awarded him nearly $2.6 million. A Lincoln County jury awarded the money to Arnold …

Jury Awards $600K in Idaho Triple-Fatal Boat Crash

An eastern Washington man found not guilty of three counts of involuntary manslaughter in a criminal trial following a boating crash on Lake Coeur d’Alene in northern Idaho has been ordered to pay $600,000 in a civil case. A jury …

California Jury Rules Disease Expert Must Pay $105M to Cancer Victim

A California man convicted of practicing medicine without a license must pay more than $105 million to a woman who said he falsely promised to cure her breast cancer. KNSD-TV says San Diego jurors decided Wednesday that Robert O. Young …

California Jury Awards $3M for Catholic School Teacher in Wrongful-Termination Suit

A jury has awarded more than $3.5 million to a former Catholic school teacher who said the Archdiocese of Los Angeles fired her for being pregnant and unwed. City News Service reported that jurors deliberated for less than a day …

Elevator Company Wants Judge to Reconsider $2M Nevada Jury Verdict

An elevator company is asking a judge to reconsider a jury’s $2 million award to a California man who claimed in a lawsuit he was injured by a sudden drop in a Lake Tahoe casino elevator. Schindler Elevator Co. filed …

Jury Awards $640K to Washington Man in Excessive Force Case

A federal jury has awarded a Federal Way, Wash. man $640,000 after finding a police officer used excessive force when arresting him at an accident scene in 2014. The Seattle Times reported that the jury gave Josiah Hunter $40,000 for …

$10M Award to Man Hit By Garbage Truck Reinstated by Oregon Court

The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that a trial judge shouldn’t have reduced a jury’s award to a man whose leg was severed by a garbage truck in downtown Portland. In reinstating the award, the Appeals Court said the …

Montana Jury Awards $300K in Youth Center Sex Abuse Case

A Montana jury has awarded $300,000 to a mother who claimed a Billings youth treatment center failed to protect her son from being sexually abused by other residents. The Billings Gazette reports the jury awarded the damages Wednesday on claims …