Latest Personal Injury Law News

Settlement reached in group home death of Streator man
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:41 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A settlement was approved Tuesday in a wrongful death lawsuit involving the death of a former Streator man at a group home in Coles County. Dustin T. Higgins, 21, died in August 2008, after he was beaten by at [News Source]

“Organic” personal care products lawsuit partially settled
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:37 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Eleven of 34 manufacturers agree to either meet state law for products labeled organic or remove the organic label. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed against tow truck who struck Oxnard mother and two children
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:37 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

:A lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Ventura County Superior Court against a tow-truck driver who struck a young mother and her two toddlers as she was pushing them in a stroller in Oxnard last year [News Source]

“Organic” personal care products lawsuit partially settled
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:35 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Eleven of 34 manufacturers agree to either meet state law for products labeled organic or remove the organic label. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed over boy’s death in Arlington foster home fire
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:09 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

ARLINGTON -- The mother of a boy who died in a 2008 house fire is suing the state and the foster parents who were caring for her son at the time of the fire, which killed two boys. [News Source]

Franchise agrees to settle lawsuit
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:04 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The owner of a KFC franchise in Raleigh has agreed to pay $277,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. [News Source]

Franchise agrees to settle lawsuit
Wednesday November 30th 2011, 8:04 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The owner of a KFC franchise in Raleigh has agreed to pay $277,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. [News Source]