Latest Personal Injury Law News

Time to change standard (Mesabi Daily News)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 11:59 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

At first glance, the filing of a 60-day notice of intent to file suit against Northshore Mining on asbestos fiber levels by two environmental groups this week looks like more of the same that’s occurred the past two decades in Northeastern Minnesota. [News Source]

Supreme Court Remands Accident Verdict (The Morning News)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 11:28 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

BENTONVILLE --The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday reversed and remanded a jury verdict involving a motor-vehicle accident lawsuit in Benton County Circuit Court. The decision involved an issue of first impression. [News Source]

State supreme court ruling backs Marco’s septic replacement project (Marco Eagle)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 11:15 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The Florida Supreme Court delivered a decisive victory for the City of Marco Island’s septic tank replacement program Thursday. The court ruled the city was correct in its special assessment process for the first two of 17 districts in the city’s $120 million plan to replace the island’s septic tanks with sewers, ending a bond validation process that began in Collier County Circuit Court 16 ... [News Source]

Restaurant not at fault for Hancock’s death (Sports Illustrated)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 9:02 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A state investigation found no evidence that workers at Mike Shannon's restaurant knew Josh Hancock was drunk when they served the Cardinals pitcher alcohol in the hours prior to his fatal accident. [News Source]

Jackson Firefighters Win Sexual Harassment Suit (WAPT Jackson)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 6:42 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A federal jury awards four former and current female Jackson Fire Department employees $750,000 in damages in their sexual harassment lawsuit. [News Source]

Restaurant not responsible for death (CBS Sportsline)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 6:36 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A state investigation found no evidence that workers at Mike Shannon's restaurant knew Josh Hancock was drunk when they served the Cardinals pitcher alcohol in the hours prior to his fatal accident. [News Source]

Investigator discusses findings from Hancock accident (WQAD Moline)
Thursday May 31st 2007, 4:45 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control finds no wrongdoing for Mike Shannon’s Restaurant in connection with the drunk driving death of Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock.

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