Injury Law News

  • California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer
    A San Francisco federal jury unanimously agreed on Tuesday that Roundup caused a man's cancer — a potentially massive blow to the company that produces the glyphosate-based herbicide currently facing hundreds of similar lawsuits. After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer
  • Framed for Murder: $10M Awarded to San Francisco Man Who Spent 6 Years in Prison
    A federal court jury awarded $10 million in damages Friday to a San Francisco man who spent six years in prison before his murder conviction was thrown out. Jamal Trulove accused four San Francisco police officers of framing him for a 2007 killing at the city's Sunnydale public housing complex. An
  • Johnson & Johnson hit with $29.4 million verdict in talcum powder case
    A California jury returned a $29.4 million verdict in a trial involving a woman who believes that her mesothelioma is tied to her regular use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder. Wednesday's decision came after a lengthy trial that started in January. The jury awarded $24.4 million to Teresa
  • Court rules Newtown families can proceed with lawsuit against Remington
    HARTFORD, CT (WFSB/AP) — On Thursday, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that gun maker Remington can be sued for making the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Justices were split on the question, but on Thursday morning the court
Gary Suydam was struck by two cars and paralyzed on Jan. 27, 2017, as he rode his bike home from work. This month, a jury awarded him more than $52 million in a judgment against a driver and the temp-work company that employed her. The verdict is the largest personal injury judgment in a decades- Read More
(CNN)After a year without any significant gun legislation passed by Congress since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida, Democrats introduced a bill banning high-capacity gun magazines Tuesday, as the one-year anniversary of the massacre nears. The Democratic legislation, Read More
CHICAGO — For the first time since the Great Recession, the U.S. has experienced three straight years of at least 40,000 roadway deaths, according to preliminary estimates released Wednesday by the National Safety Council. In response to the NSC’s preliminary figures, Securing America’s Future Read More
A $215 million class action settlement agreement between the University of Southern California and several law firms representing dozens of women who allege they were sexually abused by Dr. George Tyndall was filed in federal court Tuesday. USC had been under fire for doing nothing despite Read More
There is little else as important as the safety, health, and wellbeing of our children. In an effort to protect our children, every state in the country has a statute that outlines who is required to make a report when they suspect or become aware that child abuse or neglect has taken place—they Read More
The parents of a Penn State student who died after "writhing and deteriorating" in front of fraternity members who had forced him to consume massive amounts of booze have filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit, naming 28 frat members who hazed their son. Tim Piazza, 19, whose death in February of Read More

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