Latest Personal Injury Law News

Attorney sues Barstow over Wal-Mart distribution site plans (The Press-Enterprise)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 9:16 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An Upland lawyer has sued the city of Barstow, alleging the City Council erred when it approved an environmental impact report regarding a planned Wal-Mart distribution center. [News Source]

Injured steelworker sues ArcelorMittal (22 WSBT South Bend)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 8:08 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

VALPARAISO (AP) — One of seven men burned when they were engulfed by a fireball at a steel mill a year ago has filed a $55 million lawsuit against ArcelorMittal. [News Source]

Greenpeace Canada Blasts Syncrude Lawsuit (Planet Ark)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 4:58 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

TORONTO - Greenpeace Canada blasted a lawsuit brought against it by Syncrude Canada Ltd, saying the move was designed to intimidate critics of the sprawling oil sands developments in northern Alberta. [News Source]

Wolcott’s Only Female Police Officer Gets $300K In Bias Suit (NBC 30 Connecticut)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 4:57 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

WOLCOTT, Conn. -- The Wolcott Police Department 's only female police officer will receive $300,000 to settle a discrimination case against the town. Officer Doreen Spiotti alleged in her 2004 lawsuit that her superiors harassed and discriminated against her based on her gender and status as a mother. [News Source]

Injured steelworker sues ArcelorMittal (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 4:51 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

VALPARAISO, Ind. - One of seven men burned when they were engulfed by a fireball at a steel mill a year ago has filed a $55 million lawsuit against ArcelorMittal. [News Source]

Nimrod families take legal action (BBC News)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 4:26 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The families of some servicemen killed when their RAF Nimrod plane exploded in Afghanistan are serving a writ on the MoD. [News Source]

Nimrod families take legal action (BBC News)
Sunday August 31st 2008, 4:25 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The families of some servicemen killed when their RAF Nimrod plane exploded in Afghanistan are serving a writ on the MoD. [News Source]