Latest Personal Injury Law News

Shalov Stone & Bonner LLP Commences Securities Class Action Against Xethanol Corporation (SYS-CON Media)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 11:59 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Shalov Stone & Bonner LLP today commenced asecurities class action on behalf of purchasers of the securities ofXethanol Corporation (AMEX: XNL) (OTCBB: XTHN) in the period from January31, 2006 to August 8, 2006, inclusive. The lawsuit is pending in theUnited States District Court for the Southern District of New York, andnames as defendants the company and certain of its executive officers. [News Source]

Nurse Allegedly Poisoned Facelift Patient Over 30-Year Grudge (WTOL News 11)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 11:48 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- For five years, the death of Sandra Baker Joyner after a mini-facelift was attributed to medical error. But last month, investigators proposed a more sinister explanation. [News Source]

Suit over soccer girls’ headgear dropped (Dallas Morning News)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 11:25 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

This week, Highland Park schools launched a counterattack to a discrimination lawsuit against the district over a rule requiring female high school soccer players to wear safety headgear that's not required for the boys team. [News Source]

Plaintiff to pull name from Vista day-labor lawsuit; ACLU attorney says case still moving forward (North County Times)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 10:40 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

VISTA ---- One of three plaintiffs in a high-profile lawsuit against the city of Vista said Monday that she plans to remove her name from the case, which seeks to quash the city's controversial ordinance regulating the hiring of day laborers [News Source]

Canada faces lawsuit over greenhouse gases (INQ7.net)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 9:47 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

OTTAWA -- Environmentalists threatened Tuesday to sue Canada to force cuts to greenhouse gas emissions agreed under the Kyoto Protocol, despite claims by officials that the target cannot be achieved. [News Source]

Family of teen killed in golf cart accident speaks out (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 9:06 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The family of a developmentally disabled teen who died after a golf cart accident spoke out for the first time Tuesday. Alexis Soberanis would have turned 19 Wednesday. His family demanded answers in what could be a wrongful death suit. [News Source]

Relatives file wrongful death suit against Las Vegas police (Las Vegas Sun)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 8:39 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Relatives of a 43-year-old man shot and killed by police outside a convenience store in July filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday, seeking $71 million in damages. [News Source]