Latest Personal Injury Law News

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Statement on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Environmental Lawsuit
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 11:25 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi issued the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed today seeking a declaratory judgment establishing the liability of BP and other companies for the natural resource damages sustained by the State of Florida as a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. [News Source]

Bill Limiting Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Gets House Approval
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 11:23 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A bill that puts a cap on medical malpractice lawsuit awards passes in the Missouri House of Representatives Wednesday. House Bill 1173 is sponsored by local representative Eric Burlison. It passed 94 to 61 and now heads to the Missouri Senate. Medical malpractice insurance is a major expense for physicians. Representative Eric Burlison argues that House Bill 1173 can help ... [News Source]

Wilton residents to vote on foreclosure on Forster Mill building
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 11:14 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Residents previously voted against foreclosing on the property, whose owner the town is suing to get him to demolish the building. [News Source]

Justices hear nursing home malpractice case
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 9:21 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- State Supreme Court justices now will consider a medical malpractice case against a Charleston nursing home that resulted in a verdict of about $90 million awarded to one family. Attorneys appeared before the states highest court ... [News Source]

Wilton residents to vote on foreclosure on Forster Mill building
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 7:54 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Residents previously voted against foreclosing on the property, whose owner the town is suing to get him to demolish the building. [News Source]

Florida joins lawsuit related to Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 7:29 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, at the direction of Gov. Rick Scott, has joined a multi-state federal lawsuit currently pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana involving the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. [News Source]

Missouri House approves limits on jury awards in medical malpractice lawsuits
Wednesday March 05th 2014, 6:45 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The Missouri House passed a measure to cap noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits at $350,000 on Wednesday. [News Source]