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Personal Injury Lawyers Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP Secure $8.8 Million Settlement For New York Pedestrian Accident …
Thursday January 09th 2014, 10:15 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The experienced accident trial attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP have announced a $8,800,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a Queens woman who was struck by a van that jumped onto the sidewalk where she was walking. The majority of the settlement was paid by The City of New York, which Plaintiff claimed had contributed to the accident by allowing tree branches to obscure a stop sign ... [News Source]

2 local apartment complexes named in discrimination lawsuit
Thursday January 09th 2014, 8:16 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The National Fair Housing Alliance announced that it filed eight housing discrimination complaints with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development against major apartment complex owners for discriminating against the deaf. [News Source]

Jay Gruden lands dream job — only to step into Redskins nightmare
Thursday January 09th 2014, 8:10 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Is it possible to offer condolences to Jay Gruden on fulfilling a lifelong dream to be a head coach in the NFL?         [News Source]

Corporate Takeover? In 2013, a Lawsuit Almost Always Followed
Thursday January 09th 2014, 7:32 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

In many cases, lawsuits challenging a merger are settled. And the vast majority of those are disclosure-only settlements, where shareholders don't get any money, but the plaintiffs' lawyers do. [News Source]

Wrongful death lawsuits filed against city in officer-involved killings
Thursday January 09th 2014, 3:51 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The families of two Memphians killed by police officers in 2013 have filed wrongful death lawsuits. They held a news conference Thursday about their quest for the truth in what happened to their loved ones. [News Source]

Appeals court upholds ruling in malpractice suit
Thursday January 09th 2014, 2:45 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

MASON CITY | The Iowa Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld Cerro Gordo County District Court rulings in favor of the defendants in a malpractice lawsuit. [News Source]

Suit: Brooklyn Center officer's killing of man was 'atrocious and unjustifiable'
Thursday January 09th 2014, 2:33 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of a 24-year-old man killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer last summer during a late-night traffic stop has alleged in a wrongful-death lawsuit that her son was handcuffed, unarmed and defenseless when he was fatally shot in the chest. [News Source]