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Seattle Nursing Home to Pay $8M in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle nursing home’s insurer has agreed to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of a disabled woman who was sexually assaulted while in the facility’s care. Foss Home and Village agreed to …

California Supreme Court: Negligent Hiring is an Occurrence

In a decision that may have wide ranging effect on California employers, the California Supreme Court last week ruled that negligent hiring can be considered an occurrence. The coverage case made its way to the state’s highest court when the …

Nebraska Victims Latest to Sue over Nevada Amtrak Crash

A trucking firm that employed a driver who hit the side of an Amtrak train in a fatal crash in the Nevada desert was sued Wednesday on behalf of two victims. William Knox, 71, of Seward, Neb., sued for a …

Inmate Victimized by Prison Guard Sues Hawaii

The victim of sexual assault by a former Oahu prison guard is suing the correction officer and the state of Hawaii. Hawaii News Now reported Wednesday the lawsuit claims the state was negligent in hiring, training and supervising Ryan Malasig, …