Latest Personal Injury Law News

Father to Join Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Babysitter (KSPR Springfield)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 11:44 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A Willard babysitter, accused of killing an infant, will now face a civil lawsuit from both parents. On April 7, 2009, a hearing will be held for the father of Lucas Theede-Bennett to join the baby's mother in a wrongful death lawsuit. [News Source]

State, feds file civil suits over BP oil spills (AP via Yahoo! News)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 11:30 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Separate state and federal civil lawsuits were filed Tuesday against BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. over two spills at the nation's largest oil field in 2006. [News Source]

BP Sued by U.S., Alaska Over 2006 Prudhoe Bay Spill (Update2) (Bloomberg)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 10:43 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

March 31 (Bloomberg) -- The Alaska unit of BP Plc , Europe’s second-largest oil company, was accused in a Justice Department lawsuit of violating federal clean air and water laws in the leak of more than 200,000 gallons of oil in 2006 at Prudhoe Bay. [News Source]

State and US sue BP over Slope spills (Anchorage Daily News)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 10:16 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The state and federal governments each sued BP Alaska today seeking potentially huge civil penalties against the company in connection with disastrous oil spills in the Prudhoe Bay oil field in 2006. [News Source]

Special grand jury hears from PEC directors and lawyers for Clark, Thomas (Austin American-Statesman)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 10:02 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

In its busiest day so far, a special Blanco County grand jury heard testimony Tuesday from top officials for Pedernales Electric Cooperative and its former legal counsel, Austin-based Clark, Thomas & Winters. [News Source]

Deadline near for suit in Providence tax case (The Providence Journal)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 9:56 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Providence has until May 9 to sue to recoup losses in the controversial $135,000 tax scheme involving disbarred lawyer John M. Cicilline. [News Source]

Feds sue BP Exploration over Alaska spill (UPI)
Tuesday March 31st 2009, 9:16 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 31 (UPI) -- The federal government said Tuesday it is suing BP Exploration Inc. for two major oil spills that occurred in Alaska in 2006. [News Source]