First Circuit Court of Appeals News

Exotic Dancer Involved in 2010 Crash Gets $8.6M From Insurer

WORCESTER, Mass. — A former exotic dancer seriously injured in a 2010 car crash with an off-duty Massachusetts police officer has been paid about $8.6 million by the insurance company for the strip club, according to court records. Kailee Higgins …

Insurer’s Quick Investigation of Exotic Dancer’s Claim Costs it More Than $5.4 Million

In November 2010, Kailee M. Higgins downed 15 shots of tequila during her Saturday night shift as a dancer at Centerfolds II in Worcester, Mass. She was only 20 at the time. Higgins texted a friend that she was “maadd …

Puerto Rico Oversight Board Loses Bid to Extend Claims Filing Deadline

A U.S. judge on Wednesday denied a request by Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board to extend a looming deadline to file claims, the latest hurdle for its plan to recoup billions of dollars paid to bondholders of potentially …