Latest Personal Injury Law News

Madoff, Halliburton, Wells Fargo in Court News
Sunday October 31st 2010, 11:24 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

Irving Picard, the trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of Bernard Madoff’s investment firm, spent $26.9 million in the six months ended Sept. 30 while recovering $849,000 for victims of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, according to a report filed in Manhattan federal court. [News Source]

Accident puts Division I football on trial
Sunday October 31st 2010, 10:51 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly met with the family of late videographer Declan Sullivan last week before returning his focus to football, neither of which was an easy chore. The 20-year-old student died when a 50-foot lift, holding him as he filmed practice, blew over in heavy winds. [News Source]

Brooklyn Family Sues City Over Asthma-Related Death
Sunday October 31st 2010, 8:31 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a Brooklyn girl who died after suffering an asthma attack this summer filed a wrongful death lawsuit Sunday, citing neglect on behalf of a city police officer who claimed they were not trained in CPR. [News Source]

Trial to begin in sexual harassment suit against Concord Police Department
Sunday October 31st 2010, 6:55 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

CONCORD -- Police officers are no strangers to courtroom appearances. But when a parade of Concord officers take the stand next week, they will not be answering questions about criminals they arrested, they will be testifying against their colleagues. [News Source]

Brooklyn Family Sues City Over Asthma-Related Death
Sunday October 31st 2010, 6:46 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a Brooklyn girl who died after suffering an asthma attack this summer filed a wrongful death lawsuit Sunday, citing neglect on behalf of a city police officer who claimed they were not trained in CPR. [News Source]

Unforseen demands lead to higher legal bills
Sunday October 31st 2010, 5:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

STAMFORD -- With lawsuits, North Stamford environmental concerns and ethics complaints abounding, City Director of Legal Affairs Michael Larobina is warning the city has spent more than 90 percent of its budget for outside legal counsel, with more costs to come. [News Source]

Baker + McKenzie Hit By $100 Million Malpractice Lawsuit Verdict
Sunday October 31st 2010, 6:23 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A $103 million verdict was returned against Chicago-based Baker & McKenzie and one of its attorneys by a Jones County, Miss., jury. [News Source]