Latest Personal Injury Law News

Court orders new trial for man in wife’s death
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 10:37 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

RALEIGH — A Raleigh man convicted of killing his pregnant wife may get a third trial after the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge shouldn’t have allowed evidence about a wrongful death lawsuit and a custody challenge for his daughter. [News Source]

Conservative group sues EPA over open-records requests
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 9:57 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A conservative legal group sued the EPA on Tuesday, arguing that the agency engages in political discrimination when deciding which open-records requests it will fulfill. The lawsuit comes after congressional Republicans found the Environmental Protection Agency regularly grants liberal groups a break on open-records fees, but denies conservative groups the ... [News Source]

Lawsuit settled in Dudley boy's death on Auburn Mall escalator
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 9:25 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The family of a 4-year-old Dudley boy who was killed in an escalator accident at the Auburn Mall three years ago has reached a settlement with the Simon Property Group, Schindler Elevator Corp. and Sears, Roebuck and Co., the store where the accident took place, according to the family's lawyer. [News Source]

Lawsuit contends proposed North Valley-Tri Counties deal unfair to stockholders
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 9:00 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

A shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed over the $178.4 million merger between Redding-based North Valley Bank and Chico-based Tri Counties Bank. [News Source]

Asbestos forces closure of a Toronto Catholic school
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 6:26 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

A Toronto Catholic high school has been closed after air ducts tested positive for asbestos. [News Source]

As Lipitor Lawsuits Mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Studies Suggesting Experimental Cholesterol Medication May be …
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 5:17 pm Filed under Lipitor lawsuit

The Firm is investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. (PRWeb April 01, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/lipitor-lawsuit/lipitor-diabetes/prweb11725723.htm [News Source]

Albuquerque dealership settles harassment lawsuit
Tuesday April 01st 2014, 5:01 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque automobile dealership has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that dozens of male employees were subjected to same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation. [News Source]