Latest Personal Injury Law News

Lawsuit filed by estate of man killed in I-85 accident
Thursday April 10th 2014, 11:19 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

STAFF REPORT The estate of a Gaffney man who was killed in a Jan. 23 traffic accident on Interstate 85 in Blacksburg recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Cherokee County Court of Common Pleas. read more [News Source]

Environmental firm Stratus cited in Chevron fraud case got federal contracts
Thursday April 10th 2014, 11:16 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The environmental consulting firm accused by a judge of assisting "egregious fraud" by plaintiffs in the highly publicized lawsuit against Chevron Corp. successively received multimillion-dollar contracts from the U.S. government, including work on the infamous BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to federal records obtained by The Washington Times. Stratus ... [News Source]

Panel examining harassment claims against Huizar completes its work
Thursday April 10th 2014, 10:39 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The report looking into sexual harassment claims against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar now goes to Council President Herb Wesson. The panel charged with looking into sexual harassment claims against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has completed its work and forwarded its findings to Council President Herb Wesson. [News Source]

GM Ignition Switch Cited in Houston Car Crash Lawsuit
Thursday April 10th 2014, 10:10 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 – A Texas woman who suffered critical injuries in a terrifying car accident last December has filed a state district court lawsuit against General Motors and other defendants based on claims that a faulty GM ignition switch caused her 2007 Pontiac Solstice to lose control and prevented the car’s airbags from deploying. [News Source]

Jermaine Jones Joins 'American Idol' Lawsuit
Thursday April 10th 2014, 10:03 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Disqualified in Season 11, He Joins Suit by 10 Black Former Contestants [News Source]

E. Harlem tenants say city gave them all-clear to return to toxic pads
Thursday April 10th 2014, 9:17 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Tenants in an East Harlem building near last month’s massive explosion are set to file a lawsuit Friday accusing the city of saying their apartments were fine when they actually had unsafe levels of toxic lead and asbestos dust, their lawyer said Thursday. [News Source]

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Sues GM Engineers Over Defective Ignition Switches
Thursday April 10th 2014, 8:02 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry, a personal injury attorney leading the nation in GM recall injury and death litigation, has filed yet another lawsuit through his legal team naming current and former GM engineers Raymond DeGiorgio, Gary Altman, Mark... [News Source]