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Court Documents Ask Parkland Parents to Prove Mental Anguish

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Parents who sued a school district after their children died in a mass shooting at a Florida high school are being asked to turn over their psychiatric records to prove they have suffered mental anguish. The …

Mother of Injured Student Sues Over Indiana High School Stage Collapse

The mother of a Westfield High School student injured after a stage collapse sent dozens of students falling into an orchestra pit filed a lawsuit against the Indiana school corporation Thursday for damages. The complaint filed by Jennifer Hoffman in …

Sleeping Yankees Fan Sues TV Announcers for $10M

A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers contending they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium. Andrew Robert Rector admits in court …

Michigan Court Reverses $100K Verdict for Oil in Home

The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out a $100,000 verdict for a woman whose home had to be demolished after the basement was mistakenly filled with heating oil. In a 4-0 decision Thursday, the court says Beckie Price of DeWitt …

Louisiana Whistleblower Suits Say Military Parts Defective

A Slidell, La., machining company has supplied defective parts for military vehicles, lawsuits by former employees claim. The suits say Alliance Laser supplied welded parts to Textron Marine & Land Systems even though no employees were legally certified to weld …

Lawsuits Filed in Fatal West Virginia Music Festival Crash

The father of a 20-year-old South Carolina woman crushed under a truck as she slept in a tent at the All Good Music Festival is suing the event producers, hosts, traffic directors and security providers for negligence. Nicole Miller died …

First Lawsuit Filed in Bastrop, Texas Wildfires

A lawyer for three victims of this month’s Bastrop County wildfire is suing an electric utility whose fallen power lines officials say likely started one of the most destructive wildfires in recent Texas history. Attorney William Rossick filed the suit …

Louisiana Construction Company Loses Harassment Case

A federal jury has awarded $451,000 in damages to a post-Katrina bridge repair worker who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Boh Bros. Construction Co. in 2009. Kerry S. Woods, a 33-year-old ironworker represented in the suit by the U.S. …