Latest Personal Injury Law News

Courts Reject Two Major Vioxx Verdicts (The Hendersonville Times-News)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 9:32 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

The major victories for Merck pushed the litigation over Vioxx closer to conclusion and highlighted the difficulty that plaintiffs’ lawyers are having in winning lawsuits against big drug companies. [News Source]

Fired doctor files lawsuit alleging discrimination (New Bern Sun Journal)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 8:09 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A New Bern doctor who was fired from her job has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Coastal Carolina Healthcare, its CEO and several doctors associated with it and with New Bern Family Practice. [News Source]

Fatal fire leads to wrongful death lawsuit (The Globe Gazette)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 3:57 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

MASON CITY — Family members of Sharon Young, who died in a 2007 house fire, have filed a wrongful death suit against the man who shared her home, according to Cerro Gordo County court records. [News Source]

Fatal fire leads to wrongful death lawsuit (The Globe Gazette)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 3:57 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

MASON CITY — Family members of Sharon Young, who died in a 2007 house fire, have filed a wrongful death suit against the man who shared her home, according to Cerro Gordo County court records. [News Source]

Commuter Rail Crash Victims Sue (WCVB Boston)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 11:33 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

Three people injured in a commuter train crash have filed a personal injury lawsuit. [News Source]

Lowes deny accusations in sexual harassment lawsuit (WSYR 9 Syracuse)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 10:10 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Actor Rob Lowe and his wife Sheryl have formally denied all accusations made against them by their former childminder after filing a response to her sexual harassment lawsuit. [News Source]

Businessman sues U.S. for alleged illegal $5.6M tax (Saipan Tribune)
Saturday May 31st 2008, 10:07 am Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

A businessman filed a lawsuit in federal court yesterday against the United States of America for allegedly making an illegal income tax assessment against him in the amount of $5.6 million. [News Source]