Latest Personal Injury Law News

MDI widow awarded $1.1 million in wrongful death lawsuit against EMMC doctor
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 10:15 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Posted April 03, 2014, at 4:01 p.m. ELLSWORTH, Maine — A Bar Harbor woman has been awarded $1.1 million after a jury in a civil trial determined that a doctor at Eastern Maine Medical Center was responsible for her husband’s death. [News Source]

Paula Deen closes restaurant at centre of harassment lawsuit
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 9:26 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Paula Deen's popular Savannah, Georgia, restaurant, which was at the centre of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed on Thursday after a decade in business. "Thank you for 10 great years," Uncle Bubba's Oyster House, owned by Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, told customers on its website. "Uncle Bubba's is now closed." A ... [News Source]

Woman Frozen Alive in Hospital Morgue: Lawsuit
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 9:16 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Maria de Jesus Arroyo was prematurely declared dead before she died in the morgue, the lawsuit claims [News Source]

Paula Deen closes restaurant at center of harassment lawsuit
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 7:45 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Paula Deen's popular Savannah, Georgia, restaurant, which was at the center of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed on Thursday after a decade in business. "Thank you for 10 great years," Uncle Bubba's Oyster House, owned by Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, told customers on its website. "Uncle Bubba's is now closed." A ... [News Source]

Local man part of lawsuit against GM over recalled vehicles
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 7:09 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A Lebanon County man is joining in on the nationwide legal firestorm against General Motors after the company recalled 2.6 million vehicles for an ignition switch defect. Chris Shollenberger, of Myerstown, filed a class-action lawsuit against the company Thurs., March 27, alleging he was injured in an accident while driving one of the company's recently-recalled vehicles. According to the suit ... [News Source]

Mother files wrongful death suit against police officers who killed her son
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 6:47 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A mother whose son was killed in March 2013 when he ran from Kansas City, Mo.... [News Source]

Family: Grandma frozen alive in hospital morgue
Thursday April 03rd 2014, 6:02 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A family that claims a woman was frozen to death in a hospital morgue after she was prematurely declared dead. [News Source]