Latest Personal Injury Law News

Ex-police officer settles lawsuit with city
Saturday March 29th 2014, 10:22 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A former Alamogordo Police Department lieutenant who sued the city in federal court under the Whistleblower Protection Act has settled his lawsuit with the city for $250,000. [News Source]

New Monarch Fire Department assistant chief previously fired for discrimination
Saturday March 29th 2014, 6:22 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Friday’s announcement of the Monarch Fire Protection District’s new assistant chief has many firefighters up in... [News Source]

Deans & Lyons Represents Patient in Suit Against Baylor Health Care System and Christopher Duntsch
Saturday March 29th 2014, 3:47 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

DALLAS, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deans & Lyons LLP, a Texas-based litigation boutique, has filed suit against several defendants, including Baylor Health Care System and Christopher Duntsch, a neurosurgeon. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Barry Morguloff, alleges Mr. Morguloff has sustained permanent, severe personal injuries as a result of "what can only be described as one of the most ... [News Source]

Court Approves FreshDirect Bronx Facility, But Environmental Concerns Remain
Saturday March 29th 2014, 1:21 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

This week, the state's Appellate Court voted in favor of the FreshDirect facility planned for the Bronx's Port Morris neighborhood, supporting a move by a Bronx Supreme Court judge to dismiss an environmental lawsuit lodged against the company last year. But critics are still concerned about further developing the highly contaminated area , and community groups continue to oppose the deal ... [News Source]

Environmental Groups Sue Air Quality Management, Energy Company over Crude-by-Rail Project
Saturday March 29th 2014, 12:22 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Environmental justice groups have filed a federal lawsuit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and energy company Kinder Morgan after learning that the company has quietly been receiving crude oil by rail at its Richmond facility with the district's approval. [News Source]

Kinder Morgan, air quality district sued by environmental groups over crude oil by rail shipments to Richmond
Saturday March 29th 2014, 8:38 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The lawsuit, filed in San Francisco Superior Court by Communities for a Better Environment, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Sierra Club and Natural Resources Defense Council against Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, seeks to halt further shipments of crude oil to a Richmond trans-loading facility pending full environmental review. [News Source]

WASHTENAW COUNTY: County appealing $1.2 million discrimination award
Saturday March 29th 2014, 7:44 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Donna Marie IadipaoloHeritage Media Washtenaw County is appealing a discrimination lawsuit in which they were ordered to pay $1.2 million to a Muslim man who says he was unfairly passed over for a promotion and called a terrorist. [News Source]