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Drug Industry Files Suit to Halt California’s Drug Price Law

The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers said it has a filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed at reining in prescription drug prices. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, in a statement, said it filed …

Idaho Suit Accuses Home Depot of Discriminating Against Mom with Newborn

A former Home Depot assistant supervisor in southwestern Idaho has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging sex and pregnancy discrimination. The Idaho Statesman reported the lawsuit alleges the company violated federal law by refusing to allow the woman breaks …

Modest Mouse Singer Sued in Oregon over 2016 Traffic Accident

The lead singer of the alternative rock band Modest Mouse is being sued in a Portland, Ore. court for nearly $1 million over a traffic accident last year. Isaac Brock was cited after the Aug. 3, 2016, accident for crashing …

Trump Protester Struck by Car in California Sues City, Driver and University

A woman who was hit by a car while protesting against President Donald Trump on a San Diego freeway is suing the driver, the city, the state and a nearby university. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported 19-year-old Maria Carrola Flores …

$8M Suit Filed by Oregon Couple After Death of Daughter in Hot Apartment

An Oregon couple has filed an $8 million lawsuit against their apartment company, claiming their 2-year-old daughter died because a heater in their unit raised the temperature in her room to a lethal level. Portland attorney Jane Paulson, who’s representing …

Another Settlement Reached in Berkeley Balcony Collapse Lawsuit

Another lawsuit settlement has been reached over a 2015 balcony collapse in Berkeley, Calif. that killed six college students and injured seven other people. A lawyer for victims and families of the dead announced this week that a partial settlement …

California District Settles Suit over Boy Killed While Walking to School in Fog

A California school district has settled a lawsuit from the family of a 9-year-old boy who was killed by a vehicle while walking to school in fog in 2015. The Fresno Bee reported the Parlier Unified School District will pay …

California Utility Blamed in 3 Suits for Deadly Wildfires

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. was blamed in three lawsuits filed this week for negligence in the wildfires that killed more than 40 people and destroyed over 8,000 homes in Northern California last month. The lawsuits allege the San Francisco-based …

Wrong Walgreens Prescription Led New Mexico Man’s to Suicide Attempt, Suit States

A northern New Mexico man is suing Walgreens over claims a pharmacist erroneously filled a prescription for him, and that anti-anxiety drug led to a suicide attempt. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported an attorney for Anthony Gonzales filed a …

Female Engineer Awarded $251K in Washington Discrimination Suit

A jury has awarded a female Vancouver, Wash. engineer $251,100 for her lawsuit against the Clark County Community Development Department. The Columbian reports that the jury ruled staff at the department defamed and discriminated against Anne Anderson, principal engineer of …