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Negligence Claims Filed in Shootings Amid Wisconsin Protest

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Claims filed on behalf of two men shot by an Illinois teen during a night of protests over a police shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, allege the city and Kenosha County were negligent in their response to …

Insurer Off the Hook in $500K Settlement to Spa Guest Who Had Stroke During Massage

A federal appeals court ruled that Evanston Insurance Co. doesn’t owe a $500,000 settlement that a Florida spa owner agreed to pay to a woman who suffered a stroke during a massage. The decision, issued last month in an unpublished …

Families of 10 Sailors Aboard Sunken El Faro Freighter Settle Claims

The families of ten sailors aboard a cargo ship that sank in a hurricane last year have settled claims with the vessel’s owner. The Florida Times-Union reports that each of the families will receive $500,000 each in the settlement with …

New York Top Court Allows Private Securities Claims

Enforcement by the state attorney general against securities fraud doesn’t pre-empt private common-law claims of negligence against investment companies, New York’s top court ruled Tuesday. The Court of Appeals rejected J.P. Morgan Investment Management’s argument that New York’s Martin Act …