Injury Law News

  • PG&E Is Offering $13.5 Billion in Compensation to Wildfire Victims
    Bankrupt utility giant PG&E Corp. is trying to offer $13.5 billion in compensation to the victims of wildfires sparked by its power lines as part of a restructuring plan, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The offer by the San Francisco-based power company would match the
  • Woman injured in Hoboken train crash gets $1.5M from NJ Transit
    A woman who was injured in the Sept. 29, 2016 crash of a commuter train into Hoboken Terminal has reached a $1.5 million settlement of a lawsuit she brought against NJ Transit. The New Jersey Law Journal first reported NJ Transit’s settlement with LaTonya Story, 45, of Garnersville New York, who
  • Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Families’ Lawsuit Against Gunmaker
    The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the gun industry, refusing to block a lawsuit against Remington Arms Co. by family members of nine people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The lawsuit blames the gunmaker’s marketing practices for inspiring the killer, Adam Lanza, who
  • Judge Grills PG&E Over Cable That Failed Before Massive Wildfire
    A federal judge overseeing the probation of utility giant PG&E Corp. is demanding information on a power line that failed minutes before a massive wildfire broke out last month in Northern California.   U.S. District Judge William Alsup ordered PG&E to respond to several questions about so-
PHILADELPHIA – A state court judge decided that a new punitive damages trial will proceed in a Risperdal action that initially resulted in a $1 million-plus verdict in 2015 – above Johnson & Johnson’s attempt to dismiss the case through a motion for summary judgment. Philadelphia County Court Read More
An 18-year-old showed up in a Long Island emergency room, gasping for breath, vomiting and dizzy. When a doctor asked if the teenager had been vaping, he said no.   The patient’s older brother, a police officer, was suspicious. He rummaged through the youth’s room and found hidden vials of Read More
A St. Louis auto mechanic won $8.4 million against Ford Motor Co. for asbestos exposure in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s while working at its dealerships. The mechanic, Al Bennett, and his wife, Pam Bennett, were represented by Chris Layloff and Jason Steinmeyer of the Gori Law Firm, who argued that he Read More
Volkswagen has reached a proposed agreement for misstating the fuel economy ratings of 98,000 vehicles earlier this decade. The agreement will see VW paying people who purchased or leased some 2013-2017 model year vehicles from VW, Audi, Bentley and Porsche in the U.S. small sums of money for Read More
In a landmark decision, an Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis. The verdict issued by Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman marks the end of the first state trial attempting to hold a Read More
Tallahassee, FL— Jurors Friday hit two Florida bars with a $30.8 million verdict for the devastating brain damage a woman suffered in a hit-and-run that followed a night of underage drinking. Faircloth v. Cantina 101, et al., 2015-CA-002778.   The jury, in the state’s 2nd Judicial Circuit, awarded Read More

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