Latest Personal Injury Law News

Magnuson family wins suit (Chicago Tribune)
Friday November 30th 2007, 10:08 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A jury awarded $9.5 million Friday to the family of former Blackhawks star Keith Magnuson in a wrongful-death lawsuit against former NHL player Rob Ramage, whose drunken driving accident left Magnuson dead. [News Source]

N.J. sues over toxics reporting (The Record)
Friday November 30th 2007, 9:37 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

New Jersey filed another environmental lawsuit against the Bush administration Wednesday, challenging a new federal rule that limits what the public can learn about toxic pollution in their back yards. [News Source]

N.J. sues over toxics reporting (The Record)
Friday November 30th 2007, 9:37 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

New Jersey filed another environmental lawsuit against the Bush administration Wednesday, challenging a new federal rule that limits what the public can learn about toxic pollution in their back yards. [News Source]

Judge denies Johnson-Klein motion (The Fresno Bee)
Friday November 30th 2007, 8:13 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A judge on Friday denied Stacy Johnson-Klein’s request to add disability discrimination to her lawsuit against Fresno State, a decision that makes irrelevant much of the dramatic trial testimony over the past seven weeks about the former women’s basketball coach’s alleged abuse of prescription painkillers.

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Former Kmart manager alleges age discrimination (Rapid City Journal)
Friday November 30th 2007, 8:02 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Doug Murphy, the former manager of the Rapid City Kmart store, has filed a federal age-discrimination lawsuit against the company. [News Source]

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. by the Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & … (FinanzNachrichten)
Friday November 30th 2007, 6:21 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all purchasers of securities of BankAtlantic Bancorp, ( Nachrichten ) Inc. (“BankAtlantic” or the “Company”) from November 9, 2005 through October 25, 2007, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

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Magnuson family gets $9.5M in wrongful-death suit (ESPN)
Friday November 30th 2007, 6:18 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A jury awarded $9.5 million to the family Keith Magnuson in a wrongful-death lawsuit involving former NHL player Rob Ramage, whose 2003 drunken driving accident resulted in the death of the former Blackhawks star. [News Source]