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Four Injured as Bus Smashes Through Shopping Center Parking Lot

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus smashed into 16 cars at a San Francisco Bay Area shopping center on Friday, injuring four people, one of them critically, authorities said. Shortly before noon, the SamTrans bus smashed into the …

Drag Story Time at Oregon Pub Draws Gun-Carrying Protesters

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Protesters, some of them armed, threw rocks and smoke grenades at each other outside a drag queen story time event at an Oregon pub, but the weekend show that was to have featured a child performer …

Ohio Supreme Ct: Insurer Has No Duty to Defend Drug Distributor Against Opioid Lawsuit

An insurer has no duty to defend a drug distributor against lawsuits filed by cities and counties that allege it failed to take proper steps to prevent abuse of prescription opioids, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. In a 5-2 …

N.J. Supreme Ct: New York Exclusion Relieves Insurer of Duty to Defend

Clearly, Admiral Insurance Co. did not want to assume any risk in the New York City area. The insurance policy Admiral issued to Richfield Window Coverings excluded coverage “in any way connected with” operations or activities in the nine counties …

Mass. Supreme Rules Attorney Fees are Not Part of Insured Damages

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that attorney’s fees from a consumer protection lawsuit are not covered as part of bodily injury damages under a business liability policy, reversing a lower court that had found they were covered. Attorney’s …

Subrogating Shifting and Falling Cargo Cases

We see more than our fair share of subrogation cases involving work-related injuries caused by shifting and falling cargo. If a truck’s cargo is not properly loaded or secured, the resulting workers’ compensation claims can be significant. We routinely see …

Maricopa County Settles Jail Attack Lawsuit for Nearly $12 Million

PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has reached an $11.75 million settlement in a lawsuit involving a jail attack that seriously injured an inmate more than two years ago. The county’s Board of Supervisors approved the settlement for …

12 Injured in Shooting at South Carolina Mall; Three Detained

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ten people were shot and two others injured in a shooting at a busy shopping mall in South Carolina’s capital that authorities do not believe was a random attack. Three people who had firearms have been …

Injured Copperfield Trick Participant Loses Lawsuit Appeal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld a jury’s findings that illusionist David Copperfield and the MGM Grand hotel-casino were not financially responsible for a British tourist’s injuries during a signature vanishing act at a Las Vegas …

Delaware Supreme: Insurers Have No Duty to Defend Rite Aid Against Opioid Lawsuits

Chubb Ltd. has no duty to defend Rite Aid Corp. against lawsuits filed by two Ohio counties that allege the drug store chain’s failure to identify suspicious orders contributed to an oversupply of opioids that forced the plaintiffs to pay …