Latest Personal Injury Law News

Wrongful death:Town wants judge to set aside $6 million verdict
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 10:54 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

PLAINVILLE — The town is asking a judge to set aside a $6 million wrongful death judgment against the police in a lawsuit brought by the estate of Tiana Notice, who was murdered by her boyfriend here in 2009. [News Source]

Silver earned up to $750K for work outside Albany
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 9:37 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Financial disclosure statements released Wednesday show that Silver earned $650,000 to $750,000 from the Manhattan law firm in 2013 — at least $200,000 more than the earnings of $350,000 to $450,000 he reported for 2012. [News Source]

Sunrise Propane explosion: $23-million settlement proposed in class-action suit
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 8:39 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the early morning Sunrise Propane explosions, a $23-million settlement has been proposed for the class-action lawsuit . Lives were shaken when the Murray Rd. facility went up in flames on Aug. 10, 2008 . One employee was killed and thousands of people fled their homes. Now, some 6,500 residents in the area bounded by Keele Street, Highway 401, Sheppard ... [News Source]

Tinder Sexual Harassment Scandal Could Help Women In The Tech World
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 8:27 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The tech industry's most recent sexual harassment scandal could be seen as yet another piece of proof that the male-dominated ecosystem remains inhospitable to women. But while the sexual harassment accusations brought against Tinder by the dating app’s former exec Whitney Wolfe reinforce some of the ugliest stereotypes about tech companies, they don’t necessarily mean that tech will always be a ... [News Source]

'Think Like a Man Too' Producers Dissolve Production Company, Face Lawsuit
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 6:10 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

The founders of Rainforest Films, who also produced "Ride Along" and "About Last Night," have been sued by a shareholder in the company. read more [News Source]

Tinder CEO Calls Discrimination Complaint Inaccurate in Staff Email
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 5:41 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Tinder CEO Sean Rad has responded to the lawsuit brought against the dating app by its former vp marketing. read more [News Source]

Vito looks to distance himself from Shelly in sexual harassment suit
Wednesday July 02nd 2014, 4:13 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

After years of being joined at the hip politically, disgraced former Assemblyman Vito Lopez is looking to distance himself from Sheldon Silver in a pending sexual harassment lawsuit. Lopez (D-Brooklyn)... [News Source]