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Attorney for Libby Mine Claimants Hopes to Undo $500M Loss Portfolio Deal

A Montana attorney who helped win a $36.5 million jury verdict for a worker exposed to asbestos at the Libby Mine is asking a federal court to void a loss-portfolio deal that transferred liability for hundreds of similar claims from …

Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap in Injury Cases

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state’s cap on damages for noneconomic injuries in personal injury lawsuits is unconstitutional. The court ruled 4-2 that capping damages an injured person is able to recover in …

Idaho Mom Files $1M Claim for Toddler Injured During Police Incident

The mother of an 18-month-old girl who was allegedly injured during an incident with Lewiston police officers seeks $1 million from the Idaho city. The attorney who filed the tort claim told the Lewiston Tribune that the toddler suffered a …

Family of Man Who Died After Police Struggle Files Claim Against Moore

The family of a man who died after a struggle with police outside of a Moore, Okla., movie theater in February has filed a claim against the city. The Oklahoman reports that Luis Rodriguez’s family filed a tort claim against …