Latest Personal Injury Law News

Route 23 long known as a dangerous road
Monday April 13th 2015, 10:43 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Jim Smetana didn’t know his left leg was missing until he tried to put his kickstand down. It all happened so fast. One second he was riding his red-and-black Harley-Davidson Softail up Route 23 in West Milford, poking along in the right lane. The next second he slid across two lanes of traffic, into the grass, and bounced off a metal guardrail. [News Source]

$40 Million Verdict in Sea-Tac Airport Injury Lawsuit Sheds Light on Third Party Liability Accidents
Thursday April 09th 2015, 3:29 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

NEW YORK, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On-the-job injuries occur everyday and regardless of whether the accident was due to negligence of the employer or someone else, victims have rights. Earlier this month, a jury returned a $40 million verdict in the Sea-Tac Airport injury... [News Source]

Thomas Tupper's traffic accident sparked conspiracy fears
Thursday April 09th 2015, 8:06 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

Nova Scotia's highest court will hear arguments today on whether to declare a man a vexatious litigant. The hearing caps a legal battle that began with a traffic accident more than 30 years ago. It started with a lawsuit filed by Thomas Percy Tupper, and stems from a traffic accident in Kentville in 1983. Tupper was riding a motorcycle when he struck and injured a pedestrian. [News Source]

Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding Reports $750K Settlement for Gym Injury
Thursday April 09th 2015, 5:00 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that a $750,000 settlement was recently reached for a woman who injured her hip and wrist after a personal trainer instructed her to use exercise equipment the wrong way. According to the Connecticut Law Tribune, the woman plaintiff involved, Susan "Suzie" Butler, hired a ... [News Source]

Woman, 33, dies after sky diving accident in DeLand
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 6:50 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

DeLand police say a 33-year-old woman died in a sky diving accident on Wednesday afternoon. [News Source]

Jenner's big interview may be a 'farewell to Bruce,' plus more celeb news
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 1:30 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Bruce Jenner may be facing a lawsuit stemming from his fatal car accident that authorities said he caused in February. The stepchildren of the woman who died in the wreck are reportedly planning to sue the patriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan. [News Source]

Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding Reports $1.5MM Settlement for Coney Island Roller Coaster Ride Neck and Head Injury
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 5:00 am Filed under Accident lawsuit

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that a $1.5 million settlement was recently reached for a woman who claimed she suffered serious injuries after riding the iconic Cyclone roller coaster in Coney Island. The woman plaintiff involved, Paula Noone, was awarded the settlement by a Brooklyn jury even though they found ... [News Source]