Injury Law News

  • Traffic Safety Report Finds More Drivers Using Cellphones
    Despite laws against using a hand-held phone or similar device, a new report from ZenDrive shows that people are not putting down their phones. In fact, the report from Zendrive finds that drivers are using hand-held devices a hundred times more than previously thought. Previous reports from the
  • Comey’s Asbestos Crisis
    Fun fact. James Comey was, for a short time, a corporate lawyer. He quit after having a crisis of conscience defending an asbestos company against claims brought by injured workers. As New York Magazine wrote: Comey worked as a corporate lawyer at the McGuire Woods firm, but for what turned out to
  • New Mexico cap on medical malpractice claims unconstitutional
    A state court has struck down a New Mexico law that limits the amount of money a plaintiff can receive in a civil medical malpractice lawsuit to $600,000 in damages. Judge Victor Lopez of the 2nd Judicial District Court in Albuquerque ruled that the Legislature exceeded its constitutional authority
  • Trial Begins in David Copperfield Slip and Fall Case
    The tricks behind a disappearing act that magician David Copperfield performed for years in Las Vegas were revealed in court Friday, the first day of trial in a civil case brought by a British tourist who claims he slipped, fell and was injured after he was randomly selected from the audience to
Auto accident attorneys see new trend By Howard Ankin, Illinois Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Attorney. When America's drivers take to the roads, they put an incredible amount of trust in the other motorists who surround them. Unfortunately, many of these motorists decide to put their Read More
Caltrans, after initially expressing reservations, approved a subcontractor’s plan to demolish the Pachappa railroad bridge over the 91 Freeway in Riverside last May – a plan blamed by state investigators for the death of a worker when the bridge... Read the source article at Press Enterprise
Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say Kabob's Acquisition Inc. recalled about 869 pounds of meat that was produced between Nov. 13 and Thursday. Read the source article at ABC7 Eyewitness News
Eight families involved in a lawsuit in a deadly Midland parade float crash have agreed to a settlement with Union Pacific Railroad.   Four veterans were killed when a train crashed into a parade float back in 2012. After two years in litigation, 26 of the 43 plaintiffs have entered into a Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs following complaints about fires in the engine compartment. About 50,415 Cherokees are being probed as part of the preliminary investigation, which will look into a possible defect that has caused multiple Read More
The Washington state Department of Health says an outbreak of listeria that has killed one person originated from a Yakima cheese maker.  The products in question come from Yakima-based Queseria Bendita, in particular its queso fresco, panela and requeson cheeses. Read the source article at CTnow. Read More