Latest Personal Injury Law News

Jurors deliberate in malpractice lawsuit
Friday August 29th 2014, 3:08 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Just before noon, jurors started their deliberations in a medical malpractice lawsuit seeking $2.9 million in compensation. [News Source]

St. John’s Malpractice Trial Continues This Week
Friday August 29th 2014, 12:43 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A civil trial against St. John’s Hospital and Health Center continues into its second week at the Santa Monica Courthouse. After the jury was sworn in on Aug. 18, the civil trial filed by Ida Waksberg against St. John’s completed six full days of trial through Aug. 27. Neither the courts nor any of the parties involved released any information as to when the trial would be complete or if a ... [News Source]

PwC must face $1 billion lawsuit over MF Global advice
Wednesday August 27th 2014, 10:58 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion (0.60 billion pound) lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine. District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan said PwC's [PWC.UL] advice on "repurchase-to-maturity ... [News Source]

Commentary: Time to reform Florida’s broken medical liability system
Wednesday August 27th 2014, 6:40 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

In 2013, nearly 19 million Floridians paid up to $40 billion per year in defensive medicine costs so that 75 medical malpractice cases could go to a jury trial to compensate 18 injured patients. [News Source]

PwC must face $1 billion lawsuit over MF Global advice
Wednesday August 27th 2014, 3:01 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine. District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan said PwC's [PWC.UL] advice on "repurchase-to ... [News Source]

PwC must face $1 bln lawsuit over MF Global advice
Wednesday August 27th 2014, 2:47 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine. District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan said PwC's advice on "repurchase-to-maturity" transactions through which Corzine ... [News Source]

PwC must face $1 bln lawsuit over MF Global advice
Wednesday August 27th 2014, 1:59 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine. District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan said PwC's advice on "repurchase-to-maturity" transactions through which Corzine ... [News Source]