Latest Personal Injury Law News

Settlement reached in jail suicide lawsuit
Saturday April 12th 2014, 11:44 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Family of woman had sued over her care while in custody [News Source]

Parents of UND student killed in train accident are now suing BNSF and fraternity
Saturday April 12th 2014, 11:26 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - The parents of a UND student killed in a train accident two years ago have filed a lawsuit against the railroad company and the fraternity they believe contributed to their son's death. [News Source]

UPDATE: Mingo County man surrounded by controversy files civil lawsuit
Saturday April 12th 2014, 10:36 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A Mingo County, WV man at the center of multiple controversies filed a civil lawsuit on March 28. [News Source]

Pension funds sue Darden restaurants over shareholder rights -WSJ
Saturday April 12th 2014, 8:57 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

A group of shareholders has sued Darden Restaurants Inc, accusing the company of changing corporate bylaws to try to block investors' right to vote on a plan to sell or spin off its Red Lobster dining chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The lawsuit comes as activist investors step up the pressure on Darden, which is struggling to reverse customer declines amid a broader slump in ... [News Source]

Jermaine Jones Joins 'American Idol' Discrimination Lawsuit
Saturday April 12th 2014, 1:56 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Disqualified during Season 11, he joins suit by 10 black former contestants. [News Source]

Documentary Revisits Anita Hill Sexual Harassment Testimony
Saturday April 12th 2014, 9:48 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Sexual harassment was a taboo subject in 1991, when a young woman spoke out about her employer’s unwanted sexual advances during a Senate hearing for a U.S. Supreme Court nominee and opened a public dialogue on sexual harassment. It was a "he said, she said" story. Law professor Anita Hill testified before a Senate committee of 14 men that her former employer and Supreme Court nominee, Clarence ... [News Source]

Ed Lauter's Family Sues Tv Networks Over Asbestos Claims
Saturday April 12th 2014, 9:09 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Ed Lauter's relatives have filed a lawsuit over allegations the actor's cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos in Tv studios.The Artist star died... [News Source]