Latest Personal Injury Law News

Lawsuit by Divorce Client Against Blank Rome Proceeds
Monday March 17th 2014, 11:54 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A judge has refused to dismiss parts of a legal malpractice suit brought by an ex-client of Blank Rome who claims the law firm threw her "under the bus" when it simultaneously represented ex-husband's employer, Morgan Stanley, during her divorce. [News Source]

Ian Mulgrew: Pickton settlement puts B.C.’s inadequate wrongful death law in the spotlight
Monday March 17th 2014, 10:35 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Imagine a child being told their murdered mom was worth only $50,000. News that some of the families of serial killer Robert Pickton’s victims had settled their lawsuit with Victoria focuses attention once again on B.C.’s inadequate wrongful death law. [News Source]

Veterans call for end to asbestos lawsuit bill
Monday March 17th 2014, 10:25 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Madison — Veterans opposed to a bill affecting asbestos-exposure lawsuits in Wisconsin urged Gov. Scott Walker on Monday to stop the measure, arguing that it would deny justice to asbestos victims. [News Source]

Hearing held on accident settlement concerning 2010 crash near airport
Monday March 17th 2014, 9:51 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The parents of the little girl and boy killed, and a second son injured, three years ago in a traffic accident near the Grand Forks International Airport were in court Monday to make sure the girl's biological father didn't get any of the settlement money. [News Source]

Okla. AG sues feds over endangered species
Monday March 17th 2014, 9:29 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Oklahoma's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over its decision to settle a lawsuit with an environmental group over the listing status of several animal species. [News Source]

I-Team: Family Still Hopes for Justice in Cold Case Killing
Monday March 17th 2014, 9:12 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Questions remain about who killed an aspiring actor in Henderson and did a $1 million insurance policy have anything to do with it? Though he has never been charged, a former light-welterweight boxer has been named in a wrongful death suit by the family of Joshua Dufort. [News Source]

Energy giant Encana, B.C. accused of skirting water laws for fracking
Monday March 17th 2014, 9:11 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Energy giant Encana and the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission were in court Monday after environmental groups launched a lawsuit accusing them of violating the province’s Water Act. [News Source]