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Court Upholds Tylenol Award

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a jury’s decision to award more than $8 million to a man whose liver was damaged by a combination of wine and Extra-Strength Tylenol. …


Carver’s Mom Seeks $1 Million Over Comments Says Dexter Amend Invaded Rachel’s Privacy

The mother of murder victim Rachel Carver is asking Spokane County for more than $1 million, claiming that Coroner Dexter Amend invaded her daughter’s privacy.


Jury Awards Obese Ex-Auto Parts Manager $1 Million

An Alameda County jury has awarded a man more than $1 million after finding that he was fired as manager of a Berkeley, Calif., auto parts store because he weighed …


Man Sues Sheriff’s Office Over Force Used For Arrest

A man injured at the Shoshone County Public Safety Building two years ago is suing the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office for damages. Kenneth Svarrer, 49, then of Wallace, went to …


Doctors File Suit Against Aetna Life

A group of hospital anesthesiologists sued Aetna Life and Casualty Insurance Co. Monday alleging that Aetna threatened to get them fired if they didn’t agree to give up final say …


Woman Awarded $130,000 After Her Cat Accused Of Scratching

A woman who was zapped by a stungun and arrested after her cat was accused of scratching a neighbor will receive a $130,000 settlement from the city and King County. …


Feds To Pay Weaver Family $3.1 Million Justice Department Settles Suit Over 1992 Killings At Ruby Ridge

1. Randy Weaver’s standoff cost him his wife and son. File/The Spokesman-Review 2. Sara Weaver, left, her sister Rachel and her uncle, Keith Brown, leave the federal building in Bosie …


Cda Sued Over Lost Concession

A former Hayden city councilman is suing over a lost food concession contract on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Gordon Andrea contends the city of Coeur d’Alene cost him …


Hormel Has Cow, Er Pig, Over New Muppet Movie Character Spa’am

Perhaps the makers of Spam, the much-maligned pork lunch meat, have been the target of too many jokes over the years, but executives of the Hormel Foods Corp. are certainly …


Hendrix’s Dad Obtains Son’s Music Rights To Legend’s Songs May Be Worth $75 Million

Jimi Hendrix’s father will again have the undisputed rights to the guitar riffs and psychedelic songs that made his son a world-renowned rock star. As part of an agreement negotiated …


Rodney King Sued For Fees By Attorney Lawyer Says Beating Victim Owes Nearly $1 Million

A lawyer who represented Rodney King in the videotaped beating case has filed suit against him, claiming King failed to pay nearly $1 million for legal work. Attorney Milton Grimes …


Man Puts The Finger On Mangan In Claim Police Chief Admits His Language Inappropriate After Man’s Hand Gesture

Terry Mangan police chief


Parents Sue Over Block Of Teen-Aid Say State Schools Aren’t Giving Abstinencebased Sex-Ed Program A Fair Shake

The state superintendent’s office is unfairly blocking an abstinence-based sex education program from public schools, according to parents who filed suit in Olympia. The 34 plaintiffs, mostly parents from Bellevue, …


Black Homeowners Win Landmark Settlement Insurance Discrimination Focus Of Federal Action

U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno announced Thursday a landmark settlement in a homeowners’ insurance redlining case filed on behalf of this city’s black homeowners against American Family Mutual Insurance Co. …


Suit Filed To Open Up Skywalk Building Owners Said To Be Near Agreement, But Attorney Seeks To Force Action

Spokane’s legal crusader made good this week on his promise to sue the city for failing to open the skywalk over Post Street between Riverside and Main avenues. Stephen Eugster …


E. Coli Survivor Offered $15 Million Settlement 9-Year-Old Redmond Girl Was In Coma 40 Days After Eating Bacteriatainted Burger

A $15 million settlement for a child who survived a 40-day coma from E. coli poisoning linked to a fast food hamburger is pending before a King County Superior Court …


Woman Sues Starbucks For Spilled Coffee Says Cups Defective, Causing Serious And Permanent Injuries

A woman has sued Starbucks Coffee, alleging that “unsafe” lids on two cups of coffee she purchased came off, spilling hot liquid on her and causing serious injury. Darby L. …


Intel-Amd Battle Yields Hollow Victory Bitter Copyright Infringement Case Diverts Attention From Other Matters

Intel President Andrew Grove displays samples of Pentium microprocessor chips, which AMD agreed not to copy. File/Associated Press


Valley Fire Captain Sues Over Withdrawn Promotion

A Spokane Valley Fire District captain has sued the district, claiming that last year his supervisors conspired to deny him a promotion he deserved. John Frederick filed the suit in …