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Idaho Homeless Group Wins $1M In Discrimination Lawsuit Ignoring Women And Children

A federal jury has ordered the city of Boise to pay $1 million to an organization that advocates for homeless people for discriminating against women and children and retaliating against the organization when board members complained.

09/13/2012

An orthodontist is accused of leaving braces on an Oregon youth for 11 years in a lawsuit. (Photo by Alain LE BOT/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Man Sues Orthodontist For Allegedly Leaving Braces On Him For 11 Years

Devin Bost, 22, filed a lawsuit against orthodontist Brad Chvatal, D.M.D, complaining of permanent tooth, mouth and gum injuries sustained from having braces from age 7 all the way through to 18.

CBS Seattle–08/28/2012

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Susan Powell’s Father-in-Law Faces Lawsuit

The father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell faces a lawsuit over recorded images of two neighbor girls in their bathroom in Puyallup, WA.

08/07/2012

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Wells Fargo to Pay $175M in Lending Settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) —  Wells Fargo Bank will pay at least $175 million to settle accusations that it discriminated against African-American and Hispanic borrowers in violation of fair-lending laws, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Wells Fargo, […]

CBS Seattle–07/12/2012

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Strauss-Kahn, Wife Suing Mag for Separation Report

PARIS (AP) — Lawyers for former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn say they’re filing a lawsuit against the French magazine Closer for claiming that Strauss-Kahn and his wife have separated. Anne Sinclair, Strauss-Kahn’s wife of two […]

CBS Seattle–06/29/2012

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SPD ‘Cop-Stomp’ Suit Settled

SEATTLE (AP) — The city of Seattle has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a man who was stomped on and subjected to racial language during a robbery investigation. Lorena […]

CBS Seattle–06/27/2012

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Woman Awarded Nearly $1 Million After Man She Met Online Gave Her Herpes

An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a woman who claimed a retired dentist infected her with genital herpes, in a rare case in which a dispute over a sexually transmitted disease went to a jury trial.

06/06/2012

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RealNetworks Settles $2.4 Million Lawsuit with WA

Washington state Attorney General Rob McKenna says digital media provider RealNetworks is going to pay a $2.4 million settlement because of free trial subscriptions that resulted in unwanted monthly charges to customers.

05/24/2012

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Skechers Settles with WA Over False Advertising

Washington state residents who bought a Skechers shoe that promised toned buttocks will be able to get a refund. Attorney General Rob McKenna’s office says the shoe company will allocate $40 million for refunds and pay $5 million to the 44 states that sued the shoemaker for false advertising.

05/17/2012

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Seattle Could Face DOJ Lawsuit Over Police Reforms

The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Mayor Mike McGinn over allegations that Seattle police officers regularly use excessive force. McGinn is due to respond this week to DOJ demands for reforms in the Police Department.

05/15/2012

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