Latest Personal Injury Law News

Coleman Injured In Boating Accident (CBS 46 News Atlanta)
Monday April 30th 2007, 11:12 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) -- Rod Coleman underwent surgery Monday to repair a ruptured right quadriceps that could keep the Atlanta Falcons' standout defensive tackle sidelined into September. [News Source]

Flushing Geriatric Center Settles Discrimination Suit (Queens Chronicle)
Monday April 30th 2007, 11:06 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A geriatric center agreed Friday to pay $900,000 to settle a class, race and national origin discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. [News Source]

Chino Latino settles EEOC bias suit over Hispanics (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Monday April 30th 2007, 10:14 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The trendy nightspot Chino Latino has agreed to pay $325,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that alleged it mistreated its Hispanic employees. The restaurant, one of the stars of the Parasole Holdings chain that includes the Good Earth, Muffuletta, Figlio, Salut Bar Americain and Manny's Steakhouse, also must hire a Spanish-speaking ... [News Source]

In imams’ airline case, a clash of rights, prejudice, security (The Christian Science Monitor)
Monday April 30th 2007, 6:14 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by six imams who were removed from a flight raises issues about other passengers voicing complaints.

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Upstate family says deaths cause by talc exposure (WSTM-TV NBC 3)
Monday April 30th 2007, 5:05 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Survivors of a 67-year-old cancer victim filed a lawsuit today against a mining company, claiming he was the third family member to die from a rare cancer contracted from exposure to asbestos-tainted talc. [News Source]

Upstate family says deaths cause by talc exposure (WCAX 3)
Monday April 30th 2007, 4:56 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Survivors of a 67-year-old cancer victim filed a lawsuit today against a mining company, claiming he was the third family member to die from a rare…

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NY family says talc caused deaths (Sharewatch)
Monday April 30th 2007, 4:18 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The death of Donald Lozo in August 2005 from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma "is a statistical improbability" unless he contracted it from exposure to talc while working for the Carbola Talc Mine east of Watertown, said Patrick Timmins, the attorney representing Lozo's estate. [News Source]