Latest Personal Injury Law News

Wrongful death suit filed in Ethan Allen capsizing (WCAX 3)
Friday June 30th 2006, 11:59 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

ALBANY, N.Y. A wrongful death suit was filed in federal court today alleging the manufacturers of the Ethan Allen contributed to its sinking last October. [News Source]

Date for oral arguments set for Mt. A lawsuit (Ashland Daily Tidings)
Friday June 30th 2006, 11:22 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The Mount Ashland lawsuit is going to court. Oral arguments for a case against the U.S. Forest Service filed by environmental groups regarding the proposed Mount Ashland expansion will happen in August. [News Source]

El Paso Natural Gas to pay $340,000 to settle environmental case (KVOA Tucson)
Friday June 30th 2006, 10:22 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

El Paso Natural Gas Co. will pay $340,000 to the state to settle lawsuits alleging environmental violations. [News Source]

El Paso Natural Gas to pay $340,000 to settle environmental case (KVOA Tucson)
Friday June 30th 2006, 10:22 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

El Paso Natural Gas Co. will pay $340,000 to the state to settle lawsuits alleging environmental violations. [News Source]

Merck Scientist Testifies Vioxx Caused More Heart Attacks Than Aleve (North County Times)
Friday June 30th 2006, 10:15 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

LOS ANGELES - People who took part in a clinical trial of the pain reliever Vioxx had heart attacks at a rate four times higher than those taking an older painkiller, a health data analyst for Merck and Co. testified today. [News Source]

Another Court Victory for State Employee (WLBT 3)
Friday June 30th 2006, 9:28 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

An employee who sued the state Health Department for discrimination is celebrating another victory. Albert Brown won a federal lawsuit earlier this year after claiming he'd been passed-over for a promotion at the agency. [News Source]

Sonar Exercise Set Despite Whale Lawsuit (ABC News)
Friday June 30th 2006, 8:56 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Defense Department Allows Navy Sonar Exercises Despite Whale Lawsuit [News Source]