Injury Law News

  • Pedestrians killed by cars in San Diego surge in 2018
    The number of pedestrians killed by cars spiked last year in the city of San Diego. Thirty four people died in 2018 after being hit by a vehicle, up from 17 victims the previous year, according to statistics provided by the San Diego Police Department. The bloodshed comes despite efforts by Mayor
  • Kansas Mother Settles Wrongful Death Police Shooting Suit for $2.3M
    The mother of a suburban Kansas City teenager who was fatally shot by police as he backed a minivan out of his family’s garage has reached a $2.3 million settlement with the city. In the settlement, the city of Overland Park, Kansas, makes no admission of wrongdoing in the January 2017 death of 17-
  • California county sues PG&E for Camp Fire damage
    Butte County filed suit against PG&E on Tuesday, alleging that the company's failure to respond to extreme weather conditions in the hours before November's Camp Fire played a central role in sparking the catastrophe. The Nov. 8 fire killed 86 people and destroyed about 14,000 homes in and
  • Kentucky Supreme Court: Employers Can’t Condition Employment on Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
    The mandatory arbitration agreement is one tactic large companies use to limit their liability and control an employee or customer’s access to the court system. A mandatory arbitration agreement requires the signing parties – which can be a consumer or an employee, though this post will focus on
The family of two men who watched their brother die at Beaumont's Exxon Mobil refinery two years ago should get $44 million, a Jefferson County jury decided this week. "The family feels absolutely vindicated," said their attorney, Byron Alfred. Alfred said he believed the verdict in the wrongful- Read More
Talks for a global settlement have begun between pharmaceutical giant AbbVie and plaintiffs in the thousands of testosterone lawsuits related to the company’s flagship testosterone replacement therapy medication, AndroGel. If a settlement agreement is reached, it would bring an end to the  Read More
Marcus Kowal, a former mixed martial arts fighter, is co-founder of the Liam’s Life Foundation. Sept. 12 marks two years since the funeral of my 15-month-old son, Liam. He had been in a stroller, being pushed through a pedestrian crosswalk in suburban Los Angeles by my sister-in-law, who was 15 Read More
Sunroofs are becoming more and more popular. According to a recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the sunroof market size is increasing every year, with not only more sunroofs, but larger sunroofs appearing on more and more vehicles. In 2015, market size was Read More reports that Stephen Edward Jeselnick, a former Pennsylvania Catholic Priest, was accused of child sexual abuse by a grand jury in August. The jury’s findings were the result of a two-year investigation which uncovered not only the abuse committed by Jeselnick, but also the Read More
Two veteran Chicago police officers have been indicted on federal charges alleging they took thousands of dollars in kickbacks from the owner of an attorney referral service in exchange for inside information on victims from traffic crash reports. Officers Kevin Tate, 47, and Milot Cadichon, 46, Read More