Tag: Recent Cases

Ohio Man Settles Lawsuit With Police

Police with taser

The family of Matthew Hook,  from Dublin, Ohio,  has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the Columbus suburb of Perry Township, its board of trustees, and a police officer for $2.25 million. Hook had suffered […]

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Bike Injury Lawsuit Settled For $125,000

Bicycle injury lawsuit

In 2009 a student at Minnesota Duluth was riding her bicycle and became injured after she was thrown from her bike near an intersection. The city of Duluth had recently resurfaced the intersection that Cassandra Olson […]

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Lawsuit Accuses Former Teacher of Sexual Abuse

Lawsuit accusses former teacher of sexual assualt

A gym teacher at the former Rogers School, Robert Martinez, sexually assaulted an 8-year-old boy in the 1970’s under the noses of school officials. A suit filed against Martinez seeks unspecified damages against him, who now […]

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Drunken-Driving Crash Death Lawsuit Settled

Drunk driving crash death lawsuit settled

Five years ago, a young woman, Debra Davis, and her friend were killed due to drunk driving after a country music concert at Gillette Stadium in Boston. Davis’ family was seeking $2.5 million from the Kraft […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Limo Fire

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Limo Fire

Do you recall back in May when a limo full of nurses celebrating nuptials of one of the passengers caught fire in California? Family members of the women who died have recently filed a wrongful death […]

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Nashville Settles Lawsuit with Shackled Mom

Nashville settles lawsuit with shackled mom

In Nashville, nearly a half a million settlement has been agreed upon – a United States immigrant was illegally shackled to a hospital bed during labor because she was arrested during a traffic stop. This ends […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Strikes Richmond Jail

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Strikes Richmond Jail

In an alleged two lawsuits, jail workers and a doctor are claimed to be responsible for the death of a mentally ill U.S. military veteran at a Richmond, Virginia jail. The wrongful-death lawsuits allege Richmond Sheriff […]

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Oil Well Death Lawsuit Reaches Settlement

Oil Well Death Lawsuit Reaches Settlement

Marathon Oil has been involved in a wrongful death lawsuit involving the mother of a 21-year-old Montana man who was found dead at a North Dakota oil well in 2012. The lawsuit has been settled. Marathon […]

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Veteran Wins Suit Against Government

Veteran wins suit against government

A U.S. Air Force veteran was awarded $1.25 million in a medical malpractice case against the U.S. government. Robert Metzler, 70, and his wife sued for a combined $30 million after Metzler contracted hepatitis C during […]

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Disability-Related Housing Discrimination Case Settled

Disability related housing discrimination case settled

A federal housing discrimination settlement has been reached against a Virginia real estate developer, the National Fair Housing Alliance and Paralyzed Veterans of America announced. The two groups claimed that HHHunt Corp. built several apartment complexes without […]

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Victim Wins in Police-Beating Lawsuit Case

Police Brutality Cases

A federal jury ruled Tuesday that Chicago Police have obeyed to the code of silence when protecting fellow officers after a lawsuit was filed by a female bartender who was videotaped being beaten by an off-duty […]

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2012 Ford Edge Models Recalled for Fire Risk

2012 Ford Edge Models Recalled for Fire Risk

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal has reported that Ford has recently recalled a group of Edge crossover vehicles from the 2012 model year to correct a possible problem with the vehicles’ fuel systems. Ford believes that this could ultimately result in vehicular fires.

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Jeep Wrangler recalls – U.S. v. China

Jeep wrangler recalls United States vs. China

While China Whas become known to Americans as a place that produces inferior products- it has proven to be a place that protects people from these inferior products with more quickness and efficiency than the U.S.  […]

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