Latest Personal Injury Law News

Judge Hears Arguments in Lawsuit for Slain SD Penitentiary Guard
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 11:52 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A federal judge has heard arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a South Dakota State Penitentiary guard slain by inmates three years ago. [News Source]

Homeowners sue Boeing over groundwater contamination
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 11:33 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Homeowners in Algona have filed a federal lawsuit against Boeing and its environmental contractor, Landau Associates, over contaminated groundwater. The lawsuit includes 116 plaintiffs who allege they were exposed to chemicals like trichloroethylene, or TCE. The cancer-causing chemical was in a solvent used by Boeing to clean airplane parts in the 1960s.  Larry Altose, a spokesperson for the ... [News Source]

Update: Global Warming Lawsuit Hits Ikea
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 9:57 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An L.A. environmental group is seeking to halt a planned Ikea in Burbank alleging the project did not undergo a proper review to assess and reduce its impact on global warming. [News Source]

WKU loses age discrimination lawsuit
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 9:03 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The Kentucky Court of Appeals denied WKU's appeal regarding the longest-standing legal case currently involving the university. [News Source]

Man sues employer for alleged firing over paternity leave
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 9:02 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A gay man socked his snooty employer — a social-networking site that bills itself as a “myspace for millionaires” — with a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that he was wrongfully fired... [News Source]

Old lawsuit accuses Waggoner of racial discrimination
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 7:41 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Sheriff's candidate Waggoner accused of discrimination, using racial slurs in 1990s lawsuit [News Source]

Environmentalists Cite Global Warming to Block Burbank Ikea
Wednesday April 23rd 2014, 6:48 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An L.A. environmental group is seeking to halt a planned Ikea in Burbank that would be the nation’s largest, alleging that the massive project did not undergo a proper review to assess and reduce its impact on global warming. [News Source]