Latest Personal Injury Law News

Court traffic slows down
Saturday June 26th 2010, 10:16 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Fewer trials, cases reflect slumping economy [News Source]

Michael Jackson father files wrongful death suit against physician
Saturday June 26th 2010, 8:45 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Joe Jackson's lawyer said he filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Los Angeles Friday against his late son Michael's personal physician, court records show. [News Source]

Jury orders Merck pay $8 million Fosamax damages
Saturday June 26th 2010, 4:52 pm Filed under Fosamax lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A jury on Friday awarded $8 million in compensatory damages to a Florida woman who sued Merck & Co, alleging the company's osteoporosis drug Fosamax damaged her jaw, nine months after the first lawsuit ended in a mistrial. [News Source]

$20 million wrongful death asbestos suit filed against ALCOA Inc.
Saturday June 26th 2010, 3:21 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Robert W. Millsaps filed the suit on behalf of the estate of his wife — Brenda Lee Millsaps, who was a registered nurse at Blount Memorial Hospital at the time of her death — and their children, against ALCOA Inc., and Breeding Insulation Company Inc., Thursday in Blount County Circuit Court. [News Source]

Joe Jackson files wrongful death lawsuit against Michael Jackson’s doctor
Saturday June 26th 2010, 2:02 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

One year after Michael Jackson's death at age 50, his father, Joe Jackson, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his son's personal physician. [News Source]

Jury orders Merck pay $8 million Fosamax damages
Saturday June 26th 2010, 1:39 pm Filed under Fosamax lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A jury on Friday awarded $8 million in compensatory damages to a Florida woman who sued Merck & Co, alleging the company's osteoporosis drug Fosamax damaged her jaw, nine months after the first lawsuit ended in a mistrial. [News Source]

Opinion: Expletive deleted – $200,000 later
Saturday June 26th 2010, 1:32 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Did GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman shove an employee when she was CEO of eBay - resulting in a $200,000 settlement for the employee? Well, she did tell the Los Angeles Times on Thursday that she "physically... [News Source]