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Idaho Supreme Court Sends Slip-And-Fall Suit Against Walmart Back to Lower Court

The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart. The Idaho Statesman reported Diane Brooks sued the retail giant for negligence in November 2014 after slipping and falling in a …

20-Year-Old Oregon Man Sues Dick’s, Walmart Over New Gun Policies

A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this week because of his age. Dick’s and Walmart restricted gun …

Tribe Continues Suit Against Drug Distributors; Refiles in State Court

The Cherokee Nation has refiled a lawsuit against opioid distributors in state court after a federal judge ruled that tribe’s court system had no jurisdiction over the companies. Lawyers filed the suit in Sequoyah County, which is part of the …

Mississippi Woman Charged With Insurance Fraud for Lying About Fall at Walmart

A 59-year-old Mississippi woman has been indicted on criminal charges, with prosecutors saying she lied when she reported falling at a Walmart store. State Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday that Dianne Bullock of Jackson is charged with one count …

Companies Seek Dismissal of Oklahoma Tribe’s Prescription-Drug Suit

Walmart and other major corporations are asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them by the Cherokee Nation, which argues that the companies have not done enough to stop prescription opioid abuse. The Oklahoma-based tribe filed the …

Idaho Man Gets Settlement from Trademark Issue Over Walmart Shirt

A man in east Idaho is getting a settlement from the company that used his American Built trademark on 88,000 shirts sold in Walmart stores. KPVI-TV reported the undisclosed settlement was reached out of court and is going to Nicholas …

Oregon Man Sues Walmart Over Gas Can Explosion

A Coos County, Ore. man badly burned when he poured gasoline on a fire is suing Walmart, claiming the gas can he bought there was defective. The Register-Guard reported Daniel Rowlett is seeking $13 million. He says Walmart sold him …

Walmart Begins Selling Auto Insurance Online

Walmart has partnered with AutoInsurance.com to offer car insurance to its customers at “everyday low prices.” The new arrangement provides an auto insurance comparison service through the AutoInsurance.com website from national insurance carriers that include Progressive, Esurance, Safeco, Travelers, and …

Wyoming Man Refiles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Walmart

A man suing a Sheridan, Wyo. Walmart, claiming his wife died after she ate a contaminated cantaloupe purchased at the store, has refiled his lawsuit in federal court. Attorney Nicholas Murdoch, representing Frederick M. Lollar, tells the Sheridan Press the …

Farmers Launches New Corporate Logo

Farmers Insurance has unveiled a new corporate logo as part of the company’s next “evolutionary step,” the Los Angeles-based carrier announced on Wednesday. New York City based-Lippincott is the creative partner on the new Farmers logo. Lippincott is the firm …