Injury Law News

  • Arizona official: 10 pedestrian deaths in week show a major crisis
    In the past week, there have been 10 pedestrian traffic fatalities in the Phoenix metro area reported by The Arizona Republic. Two more people were left in critical condition during that period. The deaths continued a deadly state trend noted in a national report released on March 1, when the
  • North Carolina judge awards $4.7 million in shooting death
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The family of a man shot to death outside a strip club in North Carolina has been awarded nearly $5 million from the operators of the club. The Winston-Salem Journal reported a judge granted a default judgment Monday against John D. Boyd and his company, Salisbury Ridge
  • J&J hit with $21.7 million verdict in another talc asbestos cancer case
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) and its talc suppliers on Wednesday were hit with a $21.7 million jury verdict in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the company’s Baby Powder. The verdict by a Los Angeles jury came down in the
  • Telecom tower climber gets $30M settlement
    The family of a worker who fell 50 feet off a telecommunications tower in South Whitehall Township agreed to a $30 million settlement with AT&T and its subsidiaries, according to the family's attorney. Thomas Jeglum was 23 when a ladder rung dislodged and he fell from the tower on June 15, 2013
At the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live. Now Johnson, a husband and father of three in California, hopes to survive long enough to make Monsanto take the blame for his fate. On 18 June, Read More
A state appeals court says an insurance company doesn’t have to cover a bulldog attack that left a woman hospitalized. Shawn Lievense’s bulldog, Tank, attacked Sara Hanson and Kathryn Baumann-Mader in Kenosha County in 2015. Police tried to shock Tank with a stun gun but instead shocked Baumann- Read More
(Reuters) - Hundreds of women sexually abused by disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar have tentatively agreed to a $500 million settlement with Michigan State University, Nassar’s former employer, attorneys for both sides said on Wednesday. The deal calls for the school to pay $425 million to Read More
Johnson & Johnson is yet again in court, this time for asbestos claims linked to their talc-based products. Reuters has reported that a lawsuit arguing J&J Baby Powder is responsible for the death of a 30-year-old woman due to “her exposure to carcinogenic asbestos” began in South Carolina Read More
Legal right turns on red are practically a given at intersections from rural Oklahoma to urban Boston. But it wasn’t always so. It wasn’t until the 1970s that allowing drivers to turn right during the red signal phase became common across the country, says Bill Schultheiss, a civil engineer at Read More
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – A woman is in the hospital after her Tesla Model S collided with the back of a Unified Fire Authority mechanic truck Friday night on Bangerter Highway. According to South Jordan Police, the Tesla was traveling southbound on Bangerter Highway (SR-154) around 6:30 p.m. before it Read More