Latest Personal Injury Law News

Some say ambulance chasing a Valley problem
Saturday December 31st 2011, 6:12 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

In mid-December, a 56-year-old man was injured in a car accident in Hidalgo County. He gave his cellphone number to the McAllen police officers who responded and to emergency room personnel at Edinburg Regional Medical Center where he received... [News Source]

2nd suit filed in Vegas tour helicopter crash
Saturday December 31st 2011, 6:08 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A second wrongful death lawsuit was filed Thursday in a Nevada court against the Las Vegas-based operator of a sightseeing tour helicopter that crashed and killed five people earlier this month. [News Source]

Woman Sues Bar for Not Checking ID
Saturday December 31st 2011, 7:37 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

A South Carolina woman is suing the bar that served her alcohol as a minor the night she had a car accident that left her paralyzed. Chelsea Hess, 22, is also suing the South Carolina Department of Transportation, the town of Bluffton and Beaufort County for negligence for allegedly not maintaining the road shoulder she drove her car over in the accident. [News Source]

Depositions begin in lawsuit against AGPD
Saturday December 31st 2011, 2:26 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Depositions have started in a sexual discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by a female police officer against the Arroyo Grande Police Department and its chief. [News Source]

Tripler faces $20 million racial discrimination lawsuit
Friday December 30th 2011, 11:16 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A lawsuit filed today alleges harassment, racial discrimination and name calling at the Tripler Army Medical Center. The hospital has already paid out tens of millions of dollars in lawsuits to patients. Now it faces a $20 million fight with employees. [News Source]

Utah man goes to court for return of three-legged dog
Friday December 30th 2011, 11:11 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Utah man goes to court for return of three-legged dog By nate carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 30, 2011 09:00PM MDT In June 2008, Layla lost a leg in a car accident. Now she only has three. Christopher Case adopted Layla after the amputation. But another person claims Layla is her dog and is refusing to return her, court documents say. So on Friday, Case filed a lawsuit in 3rd ... [News Source]

Judge dismisses councilwoman’s lawsuit against Teaneck
Friday December 30th 2011, 9:45 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A Superior Court Judge has dismissed Barbara Toffler’s lawsuit against Teaneck, ruling that the township council did not violate her constitutional rights to free speech and due process when it censured her for comments she made to The Record about the township manager and police chief. [News Source]