Injury Law News

  • 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
  • Officials: Exploded Southwest Jet Engine Had Metal Weakness Signs
    Southwest Airlines Co. is stepping up inspections on its jet fleet after investigators said they discovered evidence of metal fatigue on an engine that exploded Tuesday, sending shrapnel into the plane and killing a passenger seated near a window. The woman was partly sucked out of the plane
  • Colorado Work Zone Fatalities Skyrocket in 2017
    A recent report says work zone fatalities in Colorado have skyrocketed. The Gazette reports a study by the Colorado Department of Transportation says the 2017 death toll in work zones was 15, compared with seven in 2016 and 2015 and eight in 2014. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation
Public attention on auto-safety defects likely means U.S. recalls in 2015 will surpass last year’s record of more than 60 million vehicles, the new head of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. With greater publicity about auto-safety issues, including congressional hearings Read More
A Sarasota, FL, motorcycle operator secured a $2.6 million verdict for the injuries he sustained in a crash with a Comcast van.  The collision occurred on October 8, 2008, when the plaintiff was traveling eastbound on his motorcycle on a dark, two-lane road in Venice, Florida. The defendant, Read More
BILL COSBY's 2015 has begun as badly as last year ended for the funnyman - two women have added their names to Tamara Green's defamation lawsuit. Green filed suit against Cosby on December 10, claiming his representatives defamed her in comments they made to Newsweek and The Washington Post last Read More
“This year, I’m going to lose some weight.” If you find yourself making this common New Year’s resolution, know this: many so-called “miracle” weight loss supplements and foods (including teas and coffees) don’t live up to their claims. Worse, they can cause serious harm, say FDA regulators. The Read More
The compensation awarded a Franklin County man for an injury he incurred outside a Potsdam restaurant has been raised from $52,526 to $432,036. David Vincent, who is Burke town supervisor, said he was at Angelo's restaurant there that sunny winter day in 2007 when the accident happened. "He had a Read More
See also Xarelto Lawsuit in Illinois Alleges Drug's Manufacturers Failed to Warn of Bleeding Risk  A woman who suffered a gastrointestinal bleed after taking Xarelto for treatment of atrial fibrillation has filed suit in federal court in Charleston, claiming pharmaceutical giants Janssen and Bayer Read More