Stories tagged: claims
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Special Montana court to oversee hundreds of deadly asbestos claims
The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the creation of a special court to oversee hundreds of claims filed on behalf of people who became ill or died following exposure …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion
Property damage claims from a series of deadly October wildfires now exceed $3.3 billion, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Tuesday.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
U.S. unemployment claims fall 44-year low
The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Spokane drivers who struck potholes get few payouts as city makes record investment on road maintenance
The firm reviewing legal claims against the city for damage caused by potholes denied 101 of 103 claims made in the month of February. Mayor David Condon said he understands …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Claims for U.S. jobless benefits drop for second consecutive week
Various indicators show the job market is healthy even though hiring has slowed lately, partly because employers are having trouble finding workers. The jobless rate fell in May to a …
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
‘Clerical error’ leads to $8 million judgment against Spokane County in jail death
The family of a 29-year-old woman who died in custody of the Spokane County Jail in August 2012 was awarded $8 million by a judge after the county failed to …
Wed., Jan. 6, 2010
Diocese appeals bankruptcy court rulings
The Catholic Diocese of Spokane has appealed a recent series of bankruptcy court rulings that could cost it millions of dollars more. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Patricia Williams last month affirmed …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009
Diocese hit with 21 new claims
Twenty-one new claims of clergy sex abuse have been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Spokane, a number that has surprised the diocese and could reopen its contentious bankruptcy case. …
Fri., Jan. 9, 2009
Damage claims from snowplows start to come in
The 1984 Coachman RV sat proudly in front of the Five Mile residence, surrounded by snow and unmarred. When Paul Brainard awoke one day in late December that had changed, …