Latest Personal Injury Law News

Settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit
Thursday September 12th 2013, 11:16 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

BAKERSFIELD - A settlement has been reached in the wrongful death lawsuit against two Bakersfield Police officers who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy three years ago. The family of Traveon Avila will be awarded $75,000, approved by the city council Wednesday night. "The city attorney was given authorization to settle this matter in an amount not to exceed $75,000," said City Attorney Ginny ... [News Source]

Settlement reached in wronful death lawsuit
Thursday September 12th 2013, 11:01 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

BAKERSFIELD - A settlement has been reached in the wrongful death lawsuit against two Bakersfield Police officers who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy three years ago. The family of Traveon Avila will be awarded $75,000, approved by the city council Wednesday night. "The city attorney was given authorization to settle this matter in an amount not to exceed $75,000," said City Attorney Ginny ... [News Source]

Shareholder sues Activision Blizzard over $8.2 billion split plan
Thursday September 12th 2013, 10:55 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Game publisher Activision Blizzard sued by shareholder in an attempt to block stock sale; deal reportedly worthy $8.2 billion. [News Source]

Family sues Pinal County deputy, Babeu for fatal accident
Thursday September 12th 2013, 10:26 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed in the case of a fatal accident involving an on-duty Pinal County deputy. [News Source]

Medford Pays Thousands to Avoid Lawsuit
Thursday September 12th 2013, 9:02 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

MEDFORD, Ore. — The former Medford-fire chief was given thousands of dollars so the city could avoid an age discrimination lawsuit. NewsWatch 12 spoke with former Fire Chief, Dave Bierwiler, who is now in Colorado. He says initially, he felt he was fired because of his age. Bierwiler says, instead, the city settled a deal … Continue reading » [News Source]

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen to appear at Houston cooking showcase
Thursday September 12th 2013, 7:54 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

HOUSTON—Celebrity Chef Paula Deen is coming to Houston this weekend and it will be her first public appearance since facing a discrimination lawsuit . Deen, and her two sons, will appear at the Metro Cooking and Entertaining show at Reliant on September 14 and 15. The Food Network, and a lot of other companies, dumped Deen in the wake of the scandal, but organizers of the Houston event decided ... [News Source]

Sheriff John Darr sued for gender discrimination
Thursday September 12th 2013, 7:44 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A discrimination lawsuit against Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr is winding down after several employees backed Darr as an upstanding leader. Darr is accused of showing preferential treatment towards men for promotions. [News Source]