Latest Personal Injury Law News

Woman wins discrimination case against German club (Boston Globe)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 5:25 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A woman denied membership in a German club in Mystic won her appeal Wednesday in a ruling written by the state Appellate Court justice recently nominated to lead the Connecticut Supreme Court. [News Source]

Insurance Agent Alleges Discrimination (WIBW-TV Topeka)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 5:23 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

GARDEN CITY (AP) _ The complaint of an insurance agent who alleged Shelter Mutual Insurance Company discriminated against its Hispanic policyholders has quietly died. [News Source]

Childers pushes to end Ameren suit (Columbia Daily Tribune)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 3:20 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Gov. Matt Blunt’s administration called on Attorney General Jay Nixon yesterday to drop a lawsuit against Ameren Corp. over the Taum Sauk reservoir collapse.

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Arguments Begin in Illinois Vioxx Trial (KiplingerForecasts.com)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 3:17 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

(AP) EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. A Madison County jury was seated Wednesday to begin hearing a widower’s claims that Merck & Co.’s former blockbuster painkiller Vioxx contributed to his 52-year-old wife’s fatal heart attack more than three years ago.

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Arguments Begin in Illinois Vioxx Trial (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 3:13 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

A Madison County jury was seated Wednesday to begin hearing a widower's claims that Merck & Co.'s former blockbuster painkiller Vioxx contributed to his 52-year-old wife's fatal heart attack more than three years ago. [News Source]

Red Bull Sues Rochester Bar Owner (R News)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 2:04 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A Rochester bar owner became the latest named in a lawsuit energy drink maker Red Bull filed in federal court. [News Source]

Family Dollar to pay $69K settlement (bizjournals.com via Yahoo! Finance)
Wednesday February 28th 2007, 1:41 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Family Dollar Stores Inc. will pay $69,000 to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a paraplegic former employee, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. [News Source]