Latest Personal Injury Law News

‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Family Settles Lawsuit For $2 Million
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 9:23 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The family of Texas teenager Ethan Couch who killed four people in drunk-driving accident have agreed to pay $2 million to a boy who was paralyzed because of the crash. The insurance company of the parents of Couch agreed to pay $1 million in cash and another $1 million in an annuity to a trust [News Source]

City is target of civil lawsuit
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 9:20 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Schenectady A veteran city firefighter and paramedic who is on paid sick leave has filed a notice of claim with the city alleging that she suffered years of sexual harassment and death threats and was twice passed over for promotion in favor of less-qualified male colleagues when she complained to her commanders. The claim, a precursor to a lawsuit, says Jennifer Costa's supervisor, Lt. Dan ... [News Source]

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Infant Paralyzed in Chevy Cobalt Crash in Response to GM …
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 9:20 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

SAN ANTONIO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, leaders in the national GM recall litigation, have filed a lawsuit on behalf of Trenton Buzard – a child who was permanently paralyzed in a Chevy Cobalt accident when he was just one year old (Filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, E-Filing Number 1405010892). The filing comes as a response to a recent ... [News Source]

Court: Arizona family can sue over incorrect death report
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 9:01 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A family can sue the state for negligence after being incorrectly told by state police that a young woman had died in a car accident, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday, saying officers must use reasonable care when making next-of-kin notifications. [News Source]

Court: Family can sue over wrong death report
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 8:55 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A family can sue the state for negligence after being incorrectly told by state police that a young woman had died in a car accident. [News Source]

Mom of ASU frat pledge who drowned files lawsuit
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 8:54 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of an Arizona State University fraternity pledge who drowned after a night of drinking has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the chapter. [News Source]

Court: Family can sue over incorrect death report
Tuesday May 06th 2014, 8:32 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

PHOENIX (AP) — A family can sue the state for negligence after being incorrectly told by state police that a young woman had died in a car accident, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday, saying officers must use reasonable care when making next-of-kin notifications. [News Source]