Civil

Lawsuit filed by residents, businesses against train for 416 Fire

More than a half dozen residents and businesses have filed a lawsuit against the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad accusing it of starting the 416 Fire that scorched 54,129 acres of mostly...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County family sues Colorado State Patrol for shooting dog

A La Plata County family filed a lawsuit this week against the Colorado State Patrol for shooting a pit bull in October, ultimately leading to the animal having to be euthanized because of its...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vantiv could settle class-action lawsuit for $52M

Vantiv Integrated Payments could pay $52 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that claims the company charged customers unauthorized and marked-up fees. Businesses in Ohio, California and...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dog bowls face scrutiny in downtown Durango

A Pagosa Springs woman who tripped and fell on a dog bowl while shopping in downtown Durango is trying to warn business owners of the potential danger. But so far, she has received a chilly...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury rules against Durango man in lawsuit against Mercy over bedsore

A jury found in favor of Mercy Regional Medical Center and awarded no damages to a Durango man who accused the hospital of negligence for a bedsore he suffered while in Mercy’s care. Jason Gurule...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge tosses lawsuit filed by Mark Redwine

A contentious legal battle between Mark Redwine and Elaine Hall, the parents of a teen boy who went missing nearly four years ago, came to an end Tuesday in a La Plata County courtroom. District...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah family wants justice after federal raid leads to suicide

DENVER – The family of a Utah doctor who killed himself after his 2009 arrest in an artifact looting investigation that marked an early flash point in the rural public lands struggle in the West on...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dylan Redwine’s parents plan to mediate lawsuit

The parents of Dylan Redwine said Wednesday they plan to resolve their legal differences through mediation rather than a court trial. Elaine Hall and Mark Redwine have 45 days from Wednesday to...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County settles land-use dispute in Animas Valley

Two Animas Valley property owners received a $72,500 settlement payment from La Plata County this week, resolving a two-year-old complaint over land-use regulations. The county paid the amount,...

DATE: July 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jurors begin deliberations in Aurora theater civil trial

CENTENNIAL – Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating in a civil trial over whether the company that owns an Aurora movie theater should have done more to prevent a shooting that left 12 people dead....

DATE: May 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Contractor sues Southern Ute Growth Fund over contract

A Cortez general contractor is suing the Southern Ute Growth Fund and two attorneys for $15 million over a canceled contract. Chavez Todichiinii Construction Corp. owner Christopher Chavez, a...

DATE: May 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango businesses hit with ADA lawsuits

A Florida man has filed dozens of lawsuits against small businesses across Colorado, including several in Durango, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Santiago Abreu is a...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News