Latest Personal Injury Law News

Widow of Ark. jail inmate files lawsuit
Sunday June 06th 2010, 7:37 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The widow of a Bald Knob man who died while he was in the White County jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the sheriff. [News Source]

Widow of Arkansas jail inmate files lawsuit
Sunday June 06th 2010, 3:06 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The widow of a Bald Knob man who died while he was in the White County jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the sheriff. [News Source]

Environmental groups appeal federal court ruling on Sayreville cleanup
Sunday June 06th 2010, 12:44 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

SAYREVILLE — Two environmental agencies have filed an appeal challenging a federal court judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit regarding the cleanup of contaminated sediment in the Raritan River. [News Source]

Hooters case sparks debate about weight discrimination
Sunday June 06th 2010, 9:36 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Unlike any other state, Michigan is the only one to ban discrimination based on weight, according legal experts. All efforts to adopt the 1976 law in other states have failed, advocates said, because many believe weight is something that can be controlled. [News Source]

Drugmakers continue ‘off-label marketing’ despite large fines
Sunday June 06th 2010, 8:39 am Filed under Neurontin lawsuit

ISTOCKPHOTO.COMOff-label marketing is a tactic drugmakers use to increase sales of a medicine by persuading physicians to prescribe it for things other than its approved use.Johnson & Johnson’s epilepsy drug Topamax was approaching $1 billion in annual sales in... [News Source]

Widow of jail inmate files lawsuit
Sunday June 06th 2010, 6:01 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

SEARCY, Ark.—The widow of a Bald Knob man who died while he was in the White County jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the sheriff and others. [News Source]

Suit: Prescriptions killed local woman
Sunday June 06th 2010, 5:51 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

WILLIAMSBURG — The fiance of a woman who overdosed on prescription pills two years ago has filed a $10.35 million lawsuit in Circuit Court against the doctor who prescribed the powerful narcotics. [News Source]