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Esports Shooting Survivor Shares Story, Files Lawsuit

Jacob Mitich had made it to Round Two of the Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, and had almost scored a touchdown when the shots rang out. Vaulting over a table, he scrambled to exit the crowded room. At first …

Florida Bridge Collapse Survivor Copes With Injuries, Anxiety

Richie Humble says flashbacks and anxiety attacks have haunted him ever since a pedestrian bridge near a Florida university fell on the car he was riding in, killing six people including the college friend driving their vehicle. Humble said Monday …

Survivor of South Dakota Building Collapse Files Lawsuit

A woman who survived beneath rubble for hours after a 2016 building collapse in Sioux Falls, S.D., is suing the developer and construction company. Emily Fodness was sleeping in an apartment above the Copper Lounge in December 2016 when Hultgren …

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit in Filmmaker’s Florida Keys Dive Death

The family of a Canadian filmmaker and conservationist who died during a shark filming excursion off the Florida Keys filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday. Rob Stewart, 37, of Toronto, Canada, died in January off Islamorada, Florida, while filming a …

City of Davenport Off Hook for Homeowners’ Sewer Backup Claims

A jury has sided with the city of Davenport and two of its officials in a negligence lawsuit brought against them after residents complained of sewer backups in 2013. The Scott County jury reached its verdict Friday, finding the city, …

Suit Filed Against Texas Senior-Living Complex After Deadly Fire

More than 20 residents at a senior-living complex where a deadly fire occurred have jointly filed a negligence lawsuit in Bexar County against the management company and its owners. The plaintiffs are seeking at least $1 million in damages for …

Texas High Court Says Parade Crash Trial to be Heard in Midland

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled a negligence lawsuit stemming from the fatal collision of a train with a veterans’ parade float in Midland in 2012 should be heard in Midland County. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports the state’s highest civil …

Settlement Reached in Massachusetts Boy’s Escalator Death at Mall

The family of a 4-year-old Massachusetts boy killed in an escalator accident at a mall has reached a settlement in a negligence lawsuit. Mark DiBona of Dudley fell from a second-floor escalator about 18 feet onto a display case below …

Chicago Transit Authority Sued After Derailment

Attorneys have filed a negligence lawsuit against the Chicago Transit Authority on behalf of a woman injured in Monday’s Blue Line train derailment at O’Hare International Airport. The law firm of Corboy and Demetrio filed the lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in …

Judge Throws Out Lawsuit in Grand Forks Arena Fire

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit accusing a company of negligence in a 2012 fire at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. The complaint filed by Arena Holdings Charitable and RE Arena, Inc., seeks $5 million …