Latest Personal Injury Law News

Roadside neglected by CSX led to severe injuries, lawsuit alleges
Friday September 13th 2013, 7:47 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Cabell County woman alleges in a recent lawsuit that a railroad company failed to maintain an embankment along a state road, which led to an accident that seriously injured her. Monica Renee Watts, 26, filed the lawsuit last month... [News Source]

Navy to study impacts of jet noise
Friday September 13th 2013, 5:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The Navy said last week it will conduct an Environmental Impact Statement for Outlying Field Coupeville and Whidbey Island Naval Air Station on North Whidbey. [News Source]

Oil-field death prompts lawsuit
Friday September 13th 2013, 3:46 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The fiancé of an oil-field worker who was fatally electrocuted while working at a drilling site in West Texas has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the two companies that employed the worker. Kayla Lynn Powell, along with her fiancé's children, ages 2 and 10 months, are plaintiffs in the suit, which named Thornton Drilling Co. of Oklahoma and locally based Forge Energy LLC as defendants. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed in 2012 DUI crash that killed Elgin teen, injured another
Friday September 13th 2013, 3:21 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Shannon Hill, 18, of Elgin, who is accused of being high on marijuana when he caused a crash in September 2012 that killed a passenger, Lawrence Echols. Also named in the lawsuit are Hill's guardian, Mattie Grant, and 2 J's Wine and Liquor, an Elgin store. The suit argues that: Hill is liable for wrongful death; Grant was negligent in letting him ... [News Source]

Orthofix Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor LLP Investigate Possible Breaches of …
Friday September 13th 2013, 2:36 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP announce that a federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Orthofix International N.V. [News Source]

Judge Blocks Shipment of Oil Equipment Through Idaho Forest
Friday September 13th 2013, 2:02 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The move came in response to a lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce tribe and an environmental group, which charged that the Forest Service failed to enforce its own rules to protect the environment through the corridor. [News Source]

Hearing underway in UAH shooting wrongful death lawsuit
Friday September 13th 2013, 11:53 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A hearing to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against a former UAH provost began at Friday morning. [News Source]