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Donelon Blasts Revival of $92M Award vs. Citizens

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says he will ask the state’s highest court to reconsider its reinstatement of a $92.8 million judgment against Citizens Property Insurance Corp. for its slow adjustment of policyholder claims after hurricanes Katrina and Rita in …

DUI Death Lawsuit Leads to $15M Judgment

A woman who was killed with three others in a head-on collision four years ago this week had just left a Gulfport bar where, by most accounts, she was visibly drunk when the waitresses continued to serve her alcohol and …

Mo. Biofuels Ethanol Company Wins $48.4M Verdict

A suburban St. Louis biofuels ethanol company has won a $48.4 million judgment against a title company whose mistake caused it to bypass building a plant outside Wichita, Kan. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that a jury returned the verdict …

$1.1 Million Judgment in Massachusetts Chiropractor Fraud Case

The Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Mass., has entered civil judgments against two brothers, former chiropractors, Alan and Marc Cohen, ordering them to pay $1,155,129 in damages to Encompass Insurance. Encompass is one of four insurers that filed a lawsuit …

Lawsuit Settlement Puts Arkansas’ Dogpatch USA in New Hands

A judge has signed an order that awards the former Dogpatch USA amusement park in north Arkansas to the rider of an all-terrain vehicle who was injured on the property. Circuit Judge Shawn Womack ruled that the property is to …

Missouri Judge Considering Whether City Committed Fraud

A federal judge in Kansas City is considering a fraud probe of Lee’s Summit and its attorneys after the city refused to pay $16 million to a former resident who spent several years behind bars for a crime he did …