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2 businesses sue pipeline company over 2016 explosion

Dec. 7, 2019 10:11 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two businesses whose Northwest Portland storefronts were destroyed by a 2016 gas explosion have filed new lawsuits against the company that was digging at the time. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Portland Bagelworks owners Kim and Rik Bartel are suing Loy Clark Pipeline for $2.6...

Judge dismisses lawsuit against New Mexico health provider

Dec. 6, 2019 4:55 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. district judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a group of cancer doctors against a New Mexico health care provider after she found no violations of federal antitrust laws. The Albuquerque Journal reported Thursday that New Mexico Oncology and Hematology Consultants Ltd....

2 Arkansas air ambulance bases close after lawsuit is tossed

Dec. 6, 2019 4:16 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas air ambulance bases closed because their operator wasn't earning enough money from medical flights to keep them open. Air Evac Lifeteam closed its bases in Morrilton and Paragould after a federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of the company's lawsuit seeking...

New Missouri lawsuit targets ‘rogue’ video gambling company

Dec. 4, 2019 2:54 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of a Missouri coin-operated game company wants a judge to shut down another company's video gambling terminals, alleging they are illegal and hurting profits. TNT Amusements filed the civil lawsuit last week in Crawford County against Torch Electronics, the St. Louis...

The Latest: Elon Musk testifies British diver insulted him

Dec. 3, 2019 9:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Elon Musk denied that he meant to call a British cave diver a pedophile when he dubbed him “pedo guy” on social media. Vernon Unsworth helped to rescue a dozen boys and their soccer coach...

Civil trial begins for estranged husband of missing mother

Dec. 3, 2019 2:08 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five has gone on trial in a civil lawsuit filed by his wife’s mother, who claims he owes her about $3 million in unpaid loans. The trial began Tuesday in Hartford Superior Court. Gloria Farber is suing Fotis Dulos and...

Female trainee sues trucking company, alleging abuse

Dec. 3, 2019 10:51 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman training to be a cross-country cargo trucker claims in a lawsuit that her supervisor held her hostage in the cab of the truck, sexually harassed her and molested her for nearly a month, with the most egregious allegations occurring in Oregon in November 2018. The woman filed a...

California says Neptune Society bilked cremation customers

Dec. 2, 2019 11:02 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general sued the Neptune Society on Monday, claiming the well-known company pocketed $100 million that it should have kept in reserve for those who signed up for its prepaid cremation service plans. As a result, many of the company’s customers...

Rental company wants end to lawsuit alleging bat-filled home

Dec. 2, 2019 8:41 AM EST

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A rental company wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that one of its properties was filled with hundreds of bats, some dead and dying. The Sun News reports Thomas Real Estate, Incorporated, and property owner James H. Benson Sr. responded to Kennedy Neiderer’s...

9th HOA sues Mississippi real estate firm over missing funds

Dec. 2, 2019 8:26 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A ninth homeowner’s association is suing a Mississippi real estate company over missing funds. The Clarion Ledger reports the lawsuits filed against Ridgway Lane & Associates allege the company stole more than $1.6 million from Jackson-area HOA bank accounts. The lawsuits...