Latest Personal Injury Law News

Medical malpractice bill wins panel support groups see trouble
Thursday May 31st 2012, 10:19 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Senate and House negotiators signed off on a bill Thursday meant to provide a simpler and speedier alternative to the medical malpractice process. [News Source]

Deposing McMahon: If not porn, what is it?
Thursday May 31st 2012, 10:11 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Criticize U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and you risk getting threatened with a libel lawsuit by the wrestling entertainment company she used to run, WWE Inc. of Stamford, now run by her husband -- threatened even when the criticism of McMahon doesn't mention WWE. [News Source]

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit against Westland
Thursday May 31st 2012, 10:10 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Detroit—The mother of a Westland man, who died following a confrontation with police, filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Westland, four of its police officers and a Garden City police officer. [News Source]

Driver, 80, Settles Lawsuit in 2010 Death of Polk Sgt.
Thursday May 31st 2012, 9:29 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A driver who passed out and fatally struck a Polk County sheriff's sergeant in December 2010 has settled a wrongful-death suit filed by the sergeant's wife. [News Source]

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit against Westland
Thursday May 31st 2012, 6:54 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Detroit—The mother of a Westland man, who died following a confrontation with police, filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Westland, four of its police officers and a Garden City police officer. [News Source]

Lawsuit challenges Nebraska's pipeline review law
Thursday May 31st 2012, 6:45 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Environmental groups have opposed the project because of concerns that the pipeline could foul underground and surface water supplies, increase air pollution around refineries and harm wildlife. TransCanada's original application for a federal permit to build the pipeline was rejected in January by President Barack Obama after congressional Republicans imposed a deadline for approval that didn't ... [News Source]

Greece settles lawsuit that arose from an off-duty intoxicated cop
Thursday May 31st 2012, 5:38 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The town of Greece has settled a lawsuit arising from a hit-and-run accident in which an intoxicated off-duty police sergeant rear-ended a car, sending a pregnant woman into premature labor. [News Source]