Latest Personal Injury Law News

Family of crash victim files lawsuit after wild police chase
Thursday September 05th 2013, 10:57 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Henry Holt was killed in an accident on Saturday after a woman stole a police patrol car. His family has since filed a $7.4 million lawsuit. [News Source]

Telecom panel tipped to pull libel lawsuit
Thursday September 05th 2013, 8:05 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

The telecom committee is likely to withdraw a defamation lawsuit against an academic and a news reporter for an interview on the panel's decision to give two private firms one more year to return mobile phone frequencies to the state regulator. [News Source]

Environmental groups sue Ojai Quarry, alleging it pollutes
Thursday September 05th 2013, 7:16 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Two environmental groups filed suit this week against Larry Mosler's Ojai Quarry, alleging that it pollutes North Fork Matilija Creek and the Ventura River. [News Source]

Panel endorses study of swine farm's impact on Buffalo River
Thursday September 05th 2013, 6:33 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK — A legislative panel Thursday approved a request to use $340,510 in state “rainy day” funds to pay for start up costs and the first year of a five-year environmental study on the impact of a hog farm located on a tributary to the Buffalo River. C&H Hog Farms is located in Searcy County along Big Creek, about six miles from its confluence with the Buffalo National River. The Arkansas ... [News Source]

Woman who lost her limbs to flesh-eating bacteria gets $9.5 million
Thursday September 05th 2013, 5:30 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

LOWELL -- A woman who lost all her limbs to a flesh-eating bacteria at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., six years ago has agreed to a $9.5 million settlement in her medical malpractice lawsuit. [News Source]

Woman who lost her limbs to flesh-eating bacteria gets $9.5 million
Thursday September 05th 2013, 5:11 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

LOWELL -- A woman who lost all her limbs to a flesh-eating bacteria at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., six years ago has agreed to a $9.5 million settlement in her medical malpractice lawsuit. [News Source]

State Senate passes certificate of merit measure
Thursday September 05th 2013, 3:27 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The Oklahoma Supreme Court twice tossed out the requirement for medical malpractice cases and professional negligence cases, saying it was an illegal special law and created a barrier to the courthouse. [News Source]