Latest Personal Injury Law News

OU student denies launching water balloon that hurt man at Palmerfest (The Athens News)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 11:51 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

OU student denies launching water balloon that hurt man at Palmerfest [News Source]

State Sen. Julie Denton’s son killed in Lexington crash (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 9:20 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The younger son of Kentucky Senator Julie Denton, R-Louisville, died early today in a one-car accident in Lexington. [News Source]

Judge rules in power plant zoning case (ABC Montana)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 7:59 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

GREAT FALLS - A District Court judge has ruled against an environmental group that challenged the zoning of a planned $850 million coal-fired power plant near Great Falls. [News Source]

As hospital infections spread, so do medical-malpractice lawsuits (The Daily Record)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 7:54 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A new type of med-mal lawsuit is on the rise — claims based on hospital infections. * On Nov. 6, a jury awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Massachusetts woman who died of an infection caused by flesh-eating bacteria that she contracted during cancer treatment. [News Source]

As hospital infections spread, so do medical-malpractice lawsuits (The Daily Record)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 7:54 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

A new type of med-mal lawsuit is on the rise — claims based on hospital infections. * On Nov. 6, a jury awarded $13.5 million to the family of a Massachusetts woman who died of an infection caused by flesh-eating bacteria that she contracted during cancer treatment. [News Source]

Compass faces $200m racial discrimination suit (Independent)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 7:08 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Compass, the British catering giant, will be served with a $200m (£130m) class-action lawsuit today alleging systemic racial discrimination against black workers in the United States. [News Source]

Judge rules in power plant zoning case (The Montana Standard)
Sunday November 30th 2008, 6:04 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

GREAT FALLS (AP) — A District Court judge has ruled against an environmental group that challenged the zoning of a planned $850 million coal-fired power plant near Great Falls. [News Source]