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Maine Court Says Tourette’s Patient Can Sue for Being Denied Procedure

A woman who has Tourette’s syndrome may proceed with her lawsuit against a surgeon who declined to repair her injured shoulder because of her disability, the state Supreme Court ruled. The doctor performed surgery on Carol Cutting’s injured shoulder but …

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Rhode Island Man Injured in Moped Crash

Guardians of a Rhode Island moped driver who was sent into a coma with a head injury after he crashed while being followed closely by a Providence police cruiser filed a federal lawsuit on his behalf alleging brutality and excessive …

Former Washington Police Chief Getting $125K Settlement

A former Washington state police chief who was fired last year is expected to collect a $125,000 settlement. Michael Campos was fired in May as Wapato police chief with cause after an internal investigation found evidence to support allegations he …

Former NFL Player Suing AIG Over California Burglary

Former NFL player Antonio Gates and his wife, Sasha Gates, are suing their homeowners insurer, AIG Property Casualty Co., accusing them of delaying coverage and ignoring their claim for insurance policy benefits after a burglary at their California home in …

Maine Salmon Product Company Denies Claims in Lawsuit

A Maine-based smoked salmon producer is defending itself against claims that its products are not sustainably produced. A New York resident alleged in a lawsuit that Ducktrap River of Maine does not use sustainable practices despite the labels affixed to …

California Hospital Fined for Deadly Post-Holiday Virus Outbreak

Kaiser Permanente has been fined $43,000 for failing to report a deadly coronavirus outbreak that may have been caused by an inflatable holiday costume worn by an unknowingly infected staffer on Christmas Day. The number of cases linked to the …

Colorado City Settles with Man Shot by Stun Gun for $875K

The Boulder City Council in Colorado has approved an $875,000 settlement with a man who was injured after a police officer shot him with a stun gun in March 2019. Christopher Mahan got into the wrong Lyft vehicle while intoxicated …

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over Delaware Firefighter Deaths

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Wilmington and several former city officials stemming from an arson that left three city firefighters dead and three others injured. A three-judge panel on Wednesday …

CIC of New Mexico Sues to Enjoin California Department of Insurance from Interference

California Insurance Company of New Mexico has filed suit in federal court to enjoin the California Insurance Department from continuing to take what the suit asserts are illegal, actions to block the approved redomestication of CIC and to undermine a …

Washington County, Deputy to Pay in Civil Case

An appellate court has ordered lawyers for a Washington state county and its deputy sheriff to pay more than $56,000 in attorney fees and costs for filing frivolous appeals in a federal civil-rights case filed by the family of a …