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Appeals Court Upholds Judgment Against Mutual of Omaha

A federal appeals court has upheld judgment in favor of a former cheerleader paralyzed in a tumbling accident who sued Nebraska-based insurance company Mutual of Omaha for refusing to pay his claim. The lawsuit focuses on an insurance policy bought …

Tennessee Supreme Court Says Wal-Mart Lawsuit Can Proceed

The state Supreme Court has ruled that a woman injured in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Red Bank can proceed with her negligence lawsuit against the store. Jolyn Cullum filed the case after she was injured when a car driven …

Family of 2 Killed in Rhode Island Bridge Crash Sue State

Relatives of two people killed in a head-on crash on the Pell Bridge two years ago have sued the state Turnpike and Bridge Authority, accusing it of negligence. The Providence Journal reports that the lawsuit says the agency, which owns …

Lawsuit Over Fatal Explosion at Oklahoma Refinery

Two women whose husbands were killed in a boiler explosion at a crude oil refinery in Wynnewood, Okla., have filed a negligence lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in Fort Bend County, Texas, by LeeAnna Mann and Kari Smith seeks more than …

Yale Crash Victim’s Family Settles Lawsuit

The family of one of four Yale University students killed in a 2003 crash on Interstate 95 in Connecticut has settled a negligence lawsuit against the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. The lawsuit filed in 2005 by the family of Nicholas …

Suit Filed Over Fatal Southwest Missouri Plane Crash

A new lawsuit blames pilot “negligence and carelessness” for causing a southwest Missouri plane crash that killed five people. The suit was filed Monday in Springfield by Janis Melton, the mother of one of the victims, 46-year-old Robin Melton. It …

Negligence Lawsuit Over Train Crash Moves Forward

A state appeals ruling means a negligence lawsuit against a railroad company in a 2009 train-van crash in a Milwaukee suburb can move forward. The 1st District Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling Tuesday that the plaintiffs’ claims …

Negligence Suit Filed Involving Montana Teacher’s Death

The widow of a Montana middle school teacher who died during a school ski trip last year has filed a lawsuit contending the man’s doctor failed to identify and respond to health conditions that led to his death. The Independent …