Latest Personal Injury Law News

Court upholds wrongful death verdict against tire company
Friday December 31st 2010, 5:44 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The collective might of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a half-dozen other pro-business groups failed to convince the Nevada Supreme Court that Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. deserves another day in court. [News Source]

Year after alleged DUI death, lawsuit and charges
Friday December 31st 2010, 5:03 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

NEW LENOX — The family of a woman killed in an alleged DUI crash last New Year’s Eve is suing the Cook County sheriff’s office for allegedly removing the woman’s clothes and taking nude photos of her on the side of the road. Jessica C. Mejia, 20, of New Lenox, … [News Source]

Battered but unbroken, Bussin has no regrets
Friday December 31st 2010, 3:18 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

In her first interview since being soundly defeated by a political newcomer, ousted councillor Sandra Bussin talks what went wrong — and what's next. [News Source]

City looking at settlement in sledding hill lawsuit
Friday December 31st 2010, 1:46 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A U.S. magistrate judge authorized in late November the settlement of $150,000 to Jennifer Lacy Cruz for injuries she suffered while sledding down a hill in McHose Park in Boone with her daughter on Dec. 22, 2008. [News Source]

From the comments: Readers vary in responses to lawsuit judgment against city
Friday December 31st 2010, 1:03 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Hovanec successfully sued the city five years ago after injuring his left wrist, shoulder and knee after walking into a guardrail in 2003 that had been damaged in a car accident and left sticking out over a city sidewalk. [News Source]

City looking at settlement in sledding hill lawsuit
Friday December 31st 2010, 11:16 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

A U.S. magistrate judge authorized in late November the settlement of $150,000 to Jennifer Lacy Cruz for injuries she suffered while sledding down a hill in McHose Park in Boone with her daughter on Dec. 22, 2008. [News Source]

The Top 10 Stories
Friday December 31st 2010, 6:09 am Filed under Libel lawsuit

Goodbye, 2010. And don't come back. It was a year of war, scandal and economic recession. But it could be that here on the North Shore things weren't as bad as they seemed. And maybe they're about to get better. [News Source]