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Judge: Suit Filed by 29 Women Can Proceed Against Ex-Doctor

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge has denied a request by a former suburban Portland doctor to put a two-year hold on a civil case filed against him by 29 patients who allege he sexually abused them. Multnomah County Circuit …

Prince Harry And Meghan Sue Over Photo of Son at California Home

LOS ANGELES — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sued Thursday to stop the sale and publication of a photo of their son Archie that they say was shot at their Los Angeles-area home in invasion of their privacy. The royal …

Federal Suit Over Local Wisconsin COVID-19 Orders Dismissed

MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by two dozen Wisconsin residents challenging a variety of local stay-at-home orders enacted to curb the spread of the coronavirus. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach on Monday dismissed the challenge, …

Undisclosed Settlement Reached Over Deadly Honolulu Fire

HONOLULU — Plaintiffs and defendants reached a settlement over a deadly Honolulu high-rise fire, although the amounts to be paid by insurance companies remains confidential, attorneys said. A settlement conference concluded Tuesday regarding the July 2017 Marco Polo building fire …

Mallinckrodt Puts Off Planned Generics Spinoff Amid Opioid Cases

Mallinckrodt Plc said it would suspend the spinoff of its specialty-generics business as it grapples with a wave of lawsuits related to opioid painkillers and a bruising marketplace for copycat medicines. The company is still considering a range of options …

Author Says Lawyers, not Plaintiffs, the Real Winners in Class-Action Suits

Brooke Melton died on her 29th birthday. Her Chevy randomly shut off in the middle of the highway a little before 8 p.m., and she crashed into a creek in Atlanta. A couple hours later, her parents were notified by …