Latest Personal Injury Law News

Taser death lawsuit settled
Monday December 31st 2012, 8:38 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of Brian Cardall, who died in 2009 after he was shocked with a Taser by a Hurricane police officer, has reached a settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the officers involved. According to documents filed in U.S. [News Source]

Teacher sues Shelby County Board of Education over racial, religious discrimination
Monday December 31st 2012, 5:00 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- A 12-year employee with the Shelby County School District has filed a racial and religious discrimination lawsuit that claims he has been passed for numerous leadership job opportunities that have instead gone to less qualified... [News Source]

Westway Group Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Investigate Sale to EQT Infrastructure II
Monday December 31st 2012, 3:16 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating the sale of Westway Group, Inc. [News Source]

BCD Semiconductor Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Investigate Sale to Diodes, Inc.
Monday December 31st 2012, 2:40 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating the sale of BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Limited to Diodes Inc. [News Source]

Cop alleges discrimination at suburban department
Monday December 31st 2012, 2:25 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Elgin officials say a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the police department is without merit. [News Source]

Environmental center sues coal mining firm over discharges
Monday December 31st 2012, 2:17 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A coal mine just south of Waynesburg has been discharging too much pollution into South Fork, according to a lawsuit. [News Source]

California Supreme Court rejects lawsuit against Great America over bumper car rides
Monday December 31st 2012, 2:10 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

California high court finds park patrons cannot sue over injuries on bumper car rides, saying you join the frolic of such rides at your own legal risk [News Source]