Latest Personal Injury Law News

Slain Hofstra student's family sues county, police
Friday May 16th 2014, 10:57 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer "carelessly discharged" his firearm when he fatally shot a college student being held hostage in her off-campus home, the woman's family alleged in a wrongful death lawsuit Friday against a suburban New York county and its police department. [News Source]

Trial date set in Tennessee discrimination lawsuit
Friday May 16th 2014, 10:46 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

An April 2015 trial date has been set for a lawsuit that former Tennessee associate director of sports medicine Jenny Moshak and two ex-Lady Vols strength coaches filed against the university. [News Source]

BART sued over worker track death
Friday May 16th 2014, 10:17 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of one of the two track workers struck and killed by a BART train near Walnut Creek filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the transit agency Friday. The person training the operator that day "was negligently and recklessly seated in the passenger area with three other BART employees and another trainee, instead of maintaining his proper position next to the operator-in-training in ... [News Source]

Years of harassment alleged as City of Calgary faces nearly $1M harassment lawsuit
Friday May 16th 2014, 9:16 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Already on the hook for $800,000 for failing to properly address workplace sexual abuse, the City of Calgary is now facing a harassment lawsuit. [News Source]

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP Has Filed a Class Action Lawsuit against Imperva …
Friday May 16th 2014, 9:03 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP announced today that it filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of purchasers of Imperva, Inc. [News Source]

US$25m lawsuit for inmate who 'baked to death'
Friday May 16th 2014, 8:00 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a 100-degree Fahrenheit (38-Celsius) New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against... [News Source]

PRINCETON: AvalonBay files suit over additional testing
Friday May 16th 2014, 7:59 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Developer AvalonBay will fight Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert and the Council in court to turn the former Princeton Hospital site into a 280-unit residential development. [News Source]