Latest Personal Injury Law News

New probe begins into B.I.G.’s death (USA Today)
Monday July 31st 2006, 11:34 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Six veteran homicide detectives are leading a new task force investigating the unsolved 1997 killing of Notorious B.I.G., a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman said Monday. The new probe comes in the wake of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the rapper's mother, Voletta Wallace, and other relatives, who claim rogue police officers were involved in the killing. [News Source]

New probe begins into B.I.G.’s death (AP via Yahoo! News)
Monday July 31st 2006, 11:31 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Six veteran homicide detectives are leading a new task force investigating the unsolved 1997 killing of Notorious B.I.G., a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman said Monday. [News Source]

S.I. ferry captain loses lawsuit bid (Newsday)
Monday July 31st 2006, 11:09 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Michael Gansas, the former Staten Island ferry captain in command of the Andrew J. Barberi when it was involved in a fatal crash that killed 11 people, lost Monday in a bid to sue the city for firing him. [News Source]

Second federal Vioxx trial starts in New Orleans (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Monday July 31st 2006, 9:12 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

The lawyer for a former FBI agent told a jury that Vioxx caused his client's heart attack and the blockbuster drug's maker Merck & Co Inc. ignored danger signs from its withdrawn pain medicine as the second federal trial opened in New Orleans on Monday. [News Source]

Second federal Vioxx trial starts in New Orleans (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Monday July 31st 2006, 9:12 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The lawyer for a former FBI agent told a jury that Vioxx caused his client's heart attack and the blockbuster drug's maker Merck & Co Inc. ignored danger signs from its withdrawn pain medicine as the second federal trial opened in New Orleans on Monday. [News Source]

Lawsuit: Shifty Toilet Seat Left Woman Disfigured (NBC 5 Chicago)
Monday July 31st 2006, 8:29 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

CHICAGO -- A woman claims an unsecured toilet seat in a Borders Bookstore caused her to fall and become “permanently disfigured.” [News Source]

Widow of Good Samaritan sues hospital for his death (Augusta Gazette)
Monday July 31st 2006, 8:20 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -The widow of a man who was critically injured and later died after trying to stop a purse snatching has sued the hospital where he was treated and two of his doctors. [News Source]