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Actress and GOOP Creator Sued Over Utah Ski Crash

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been accused in a new lawsuit Tuesday of breaking a man’s ribs and leaving him with a concussion when she smashed into him from behind while skiing at a Utah ski resort in 2016. Retired optometrist …

Illinois Student Tackled for Stealing Own Car Settles Suit for $1.25M

A Chicago, Ill., suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging police officers tackled him to the ground and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his …

South Dakota Couple Files Lawsuit After Daughter’s Death in Fire

The parents of a 26-year-old woman killed in a fire at their home in Fairburn, S.D., filed a lawsuit against the small town and a neighbor, alleging a grass fire that sparked the deadly blaze was fueled by the remains …

Arkansas Woman Gets $3M Jury Award for Escalator-Mangled Toe

Jurors have awarded a New York medical student $3 million after she suffered a gruesome toe injury while riding an escalator at an Arkansas mall. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a Pulaski County jury ruled this week that 27-year-old Aisha …

Evidence Issue for Woman Suing Over North Dakota Protest Injury

A New York City woman who suffered a severe arm injury while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota two years ago is suing law enforcement even though she does not yet have evidence that might help her …

Washington County Cleared in Suit Over Elderly Juror Who Froze to Death

Local government officials were not negligent in the death of an elderly man who had reported for jury duty and was later found covered with snow outside a Washington state courthouse, jurors ruled. Kay Mita, 84, reported for jury duty …

$150M Awarded in 1998 Arkansas School Shooting Lawsuit

A judge overseeing a civil lawsuit in northeast Arkansas on Monday awarded $150 million to the families of five people who were fatally shot outside an Arkansas school in 1998. Andrew Golden and Mitchell Johnson set off a fire alarm …

Family of Missing Florida Teen Fisherman Sues Other Boy’s Family

The mother of a teenager who disappeared with his friend while boating in the Atlantic Ocean filed suit Friday against the other boy’s parents and grandfather, alleging they should have prevented them from taking an ill-equipped boat out to sea. …

3 Ways to Improve Demand Management

The insurance industry continues to evolve each year, forcing carriers to adjust processes and policies in order to keep up with changing demands. One area that has continued to change is the increasing cost of third party bodily injury claims. …

Sisters Injured in 2009 New Jersey Boat Collision Awarded $9.5M

Two sisters from New Jersey have received a $9.5 million jury award stemming from a 2009 boat collision that left them with serious injuries and killed one of their friends. Jamie and Gina Franzino, of Mahwah, were aboard a 15-foot …