Every year in the United States, there are more than 400,000 personal injury cases filed. Of these cases, around 16,000 to trial. The others are settled out of court for various amounts, depending on the severity […]Read more.
In forced arbitration, a company requires a consumer or employee to submit any dispute that may arise to binding arbitration as a condition of employment or buying a product or service.Read more.
The operator of El Dorado Chemical Company, the south Arkansas chemical plant that exploded in 2012, has filed a federal lawsuit against Air Liquide, the supplier that is responsible for over $100 million in damages and […]Read more.
Workers at Co-op City apartment complex in the Bronx are claiming that they have been cheated out of compensation, including overtime pay. In a class-action lawsuit, the workers claim that the companies that run the apartment […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
Uber, a successful transportation company that allows users of its app to request drivers, has been charged with its first wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks damages in the death of 6 year-old Sophia Liu, who […]Read more.
A federal lawsuit has been charged against the company whose chemicals leaked into the Elk River and left thousands of West Virginians without water for more than a week. Eastman Chemical Company, which makes a chemical […]Read more.
A Tolland physician and his employers were struck with an $8 million wrongful death lawsuit after the parties were found liable for the death of James Morrin, who killed his wife and then himself in 2009. […]Read more.
A settlement has been reached in the Lafayette city-parish government after a woman filed a lawsuit because she broad-sided a police cruiser that was going through a red light while responding to another traffic accident. The […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
Maurice Howard, a 27-year-old black man from Maui, is suing Hertz and Facebook because employees of the car company made racist comments about him on the social website. His attorney stated what was done was a […]Read more.
When a routine surgical procedure went wrong at John Cochran VA Medical Center, a U.S. Army veteran lost his leg and suffered severe brain damage. He’s been awarded $8.3 million in a medical negligence lawsuit. Dirk […]Read more.
Johnson & Johnson is in the media again – this time it’s for defective hip implants. The company will pay more than $4 billion to settle more than 7,500 lawsuits. Thousands of people have already had […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
In 2011, the Cates family elected (after having scheduled a C-section) for a vaginal delivery for their breech baby. After consulting with numerous doctors, the Cates felt this was a safe way to deliver their baby […]Read more.
Leon D. Ford, a 20-year-old man from Shael, Pennsylvania is filing a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Pittsburgh, its police leadership and three officers this week. Ford is accusing officers of, “excessive force, unlawful […]Read more.
A New York City family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit asking for $25 million against the New York Police Department after their son, a bodega worker; Rynaldo Cuevas was shot and killed by police officers […]Read more.
An administrator for the estate of Donald, “Donnie” Boyer Crotty filed a wrongful death complaint and is seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages after the 15-year-old was tragically run over by an ATV at Roberson […]Read more.
Earlier this week, the city council in Yakima Washington met to consider a settlement in a wrongful death case where they are being held responsible for the death of Marina Barajas. Marina was killed in a […]Read more.
Reginal Deon Davis of Texas City sued the City of Galveston for, “failing to properly train it’s officers”; those officers being Archie Chapman and Jose H. Santos who allegedly exerted excessive force after an altercation that was […]Read more.
Frank and Alice Pitchler, both 86 at the time where relaxing in their home with their dog on a January night in 2009, when their home suddenly exploded and their lives took a traumatic turn. While […]Read more.
Eddie, “Ryan”, Owens, the 3-year-old son of former Detective Eddie P. Owens, traumatically died from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound after accessing and playing with his father’s work pistol which was stored in the family’s home […]Read more.
Jeffrey Schneider, 59, and his wife, Connie Schneider, were awarded $6.4 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit as a result of a stroke that he had suffered in 2007. According to the Schneiders, their doctor, Dr. Joseph […]Read more.
It was just a typical day at work at Montalvo Corp., a Main-based maker of paper-making machine parts, when Kevin D’Allaird of Albany experienced an injury that later turned into a 1 million dollar settlement in […]Read more.
Single mom, Jennifer Kerr had dreams of becoming a nurse to improve her family’s future. She saw many advertisements for Vetterott on television and decided to visit the admissions representative shortly after. The school’s representative told […]Read more.
The mother of Darren Rystrom of California filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her son tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash during the filming of a reality show on February 10. The lawsuit claims […]Read more.
The family of Deonta Markey Griffin of Montgomery Alabama is suing the cities of Guntersville, Albertville and Boaz after, according to the family, a high-speed police chase lead to the death of the man. According to […]Read more.
The family of a 22-year-old man, fatally shot 16 times by Miami police during a hip-hop festival 2 years ago, is filing a wrongful death suit against the police department. According to Reuters: Officers fired more […]Read more.
The family of David Bogenberger, seeks more than $100,000 in damages after their son’s unfortunate death at a fraternity event at Northern Illinois University’s Pi Kappa Alpha House. According to the lawsuit, fraternity and sorority members […]Read more.
Megabus has become well-known in the US today due to their ability to cheaply and comfortably transport people from city to city throughout the eastern and central United States. Rates are as low at $1.00/ticket. Unfortunately […]Read more.
The parents of 11-year-old Breanna Sadler of Vine Grove, Ky., sued the manufacturer of their daughter’s cochlear implants, Advance Bionics of Valencia, Calif., accusing the company of continuing to sell the device after executives knew it […]Read more.
Litigation is pending on a wrongful death lawsuit against Metro Corrections, (a correctional institute near Louisville), due to the death Savannah Sparks, who died only 6 days after entering that institution. According to Sparks’ grandmother, “dozens […]Read more.
A lawsuit has been settled in Montgomery, Alabama with a Millbrook Police officer who claimed she faced sexual harassment. If approved by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, a consent decree would […]Read more.
In Fayetteville, North Carolina, the Fayette Police Department faces a federal wrongful death charge from the November 2011 shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop. On behalf of the estate of her son Gregory Paul […]Read more.
A group of Pizza Hut workers have joined forces to sue owners of the franchises all over the country, including locations in Topeka, Kansas. NPC International owns and operates Pizza Hut restaurants across 28 different states, […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
The family of 22-year-old Sean-Michael Glarner, who drowned while at Okemos Special Needs Day Camp, will receive $200,000 in a settlement with Okemos Public Schools. In 2008, Glarner had a seizure while in a pool at […]Read more.
The eccentric, millionaire artist best known for the “Cadillac Ranch” art display along the interstate highway of the Texas Panhandle, has settled lawsuits from ten teenagers who said he paid them for sex acts. Stanley Marsh’s […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
The mother of a 15-year old girl who was shot in the head by her ex-boyfriend has filed a civil lawsuit against the 18 year-old boy and his grandparents, who owned the Texas property where the […]Read more.
Not even four months after Twin Rivers Unified School District was dealt a lawsuit accusing the district’s police officers of brutality and false arrest, the school district has agreed to pay $650,000 in settlement. In the […]Read more.
A couple in Brevard County, Florida has filed a lawsuit against five state and local child welfare agencies, claiming that officials did not investigate reports of two children, who the couple later adopted, being abused while […]Read more.
The staff of an out-of-date child care center in California has been struck with criminal charges over the death of a 4-year old boy in the fall of 2012. The baby’s parents have filed a wrongful […]Read more.
In New Haven, the family of Jose Mauricio Campos, won a jury verdict of nearly $2.3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit against a hotel corporation and its employee, a driver of a van that struck […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
A former model on the U.S. hit game show, “Price is Right,” won $7.7 million in punitive damages by a Los Angeles court on November 21, 2012 after the model sued the show for not letting […]Read more.
General Motors Co. is recalling Buick, Cadillac, and Chevrolet models due to problems that could put the passenger’s safety in danger in a collision. The Cadillac luxury division is recalling specific 2013 XTS large sedans because […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
The family of Brian Beaver, 24, of Washington, is suing a bar in Montana that served alcohol to the man who ultimately killed him that night. The lawsuit alleges that the bar failed to use reasonable […]Read more.
Hyundai and Kia have admitted to overstating the fuel economy on more than one-third of the vehicles they have sold in recent years. The automakers, who are the two fastest-growing auto brands in the United States, […]Read more.
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.Read more.
Electronics manufacturer giant LG Electronics has issued a recall on several dehumidifiers due to malfunction. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the voluntary recall of several Kenmore appliances as a result of burning and smoking […]Read more.
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. […]Read more.