Latest Personal Injury Law News

Kelsey’s father reacts to $625K wrongful-death settlement (The Shawnee News-Star)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 11:38 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Records show an agreement totaling $625,000 has been reached to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit in the child abuse death of 2-year-old Meeker toddler Kelsey Smith Briggs, but a decision on how the money will be disbursed isn’t expected for two months. A federal judge approved the settlement Monday. The state of Oklahoma has paid $525,000 and a private agency that contracted with the state’s ... [News Source]

Nuggets’ Smith gets jail time for fatal crash (Fox Sports)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 10:39 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A judge sentenced Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith to 90 days in jail Tuesday night for causing an auto accident that killed his friend, though Smith will likely end up serving only 30. Municipal Judge Debra J. Gelson suspended 60 days of the sentence providing Smith performs 500 hours of community service consisting of visiting sick children at hospitals. Smith, who starred at Lakewood High ... [News Source]

Foreclosure Is Latest Challenge for Curry (New York Times)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 10:07 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

According to court documents, Eddy Curry is behind on $217,502 in payments on a $3.7 million mortgage, adding to a year of legal troubles, personal anguish and professional setbacks. [News Source]

Boulder Co. Settles Lawsuit Over Traffic Accident (CBS4 Denver)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 9:17 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Boulder County has paid $125,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former University of Colorado student who says she was permanently injured three years ago when a sheriff's deputy rear-ended the car she was in. [News Source]

City to file lawsuit against Coastal Commission (The Malibu Times)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 8:47 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Angered by the commission's indifference to residents' and city officials pleas to consider the risks of fire and other hazards, and approve a ban on overnight camping within city limits, the council authorizes the city attorney to file suit against the commission. [News Source]

Manalapan wants to end Moskovitz case (News Transcript)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 8:35 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The Manalapan Township Committee has taken action to initiate the end of a lawsuit against attorney Stuart Moskovitz, but it remains unclear whether ending the legal action will be a simple matter. [News Source]

Accident Victims Stand to Lose in GM Deal (CBS News)
Tuesday June 30th 2009, 8:30 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

In Restructuring Plan, Automaker Tries to Shed Hundreds of Product Liability Lawsuits [News Source]