Latest Personal Injury Law News

State Farm sues 1-800-ASK-GARY
Monday August 05th 2013, 9:45 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

State Farm filed a federal lawsuit in Florida against the founder of the 1-800-ASK-GARY accident referral service, accusing the company of “a massive fraud scheme.” [News Source]

Ex-staffer of Mayor Filner meets with sheriff's investigators
Monday August 05th 2013, 9:16 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

SAN DIEGO - The former high-level staff member who is suing Mayor Bob Filner for sexual harassment met for two hours Monday with investigators at the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and representatives of the state attorney general. [News Source]

Caterpillar Board Sued Over ERA Mining Machinery Merger
Monday August 05th 2013, 8:35 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Chairman Douglas R. Oberhelman and 13 directors failed to heed “red flags” that should have alerted them the company was overpaying for a Chinese mine-equipment maker, a shareholder said in a lawsuit. [News Source]

Kenwood investor takes aim at Keating
Monday August 05th 2013, 8:23 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Kenwood Towne Place investor Hank Schneider accused his former law firm of malpractice Friday. [News Source]

Woman's family sues rodeo after golf cart accident left her in coma
Monday August 05th 2013, 7:39 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The woman injured in a golf cart accident at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in February remains in a coma [News Source]

San Diego Mayor enters therapy amid sexual harassment allegations
Monday August 05th 2013, 7:29 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - San Diego's mayor, facing mounting pressure to resign over sexual harassment allegations from nearly a dozen women, entered an intensive therapy program on Monday, a spokeswoman said. As Mayor Bob Filner, a Democrat, prepared over the weekend to begin his treatment, a tenth woman came forward to accuse him of inappropriate behavior, saying the 70-year-old ... [News Source]

Exclusive: Father of Slain Chechen Plans to Sue FBI for Son’s Wrongful Death
Monday August 05th 2013, 5:48 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A grudge against the FBI is never an easy thing to act upon, especially for a man as foreign to the U.S. legal system as Abdulbaki Todashev, a municipal official from the Russian region of Chechnya. But on Monday, Aug. 5, Todashev arrived in Tampa, in Florida, with a black briefcase of photographs — the evidence he plans to use in suing the FBI for the wrongful death of his son. The case would ... [News Source]