Injury Law News

  • Massachusetts jury awards $21 Million in tobacco product liability case
    Boston, MA— Jurors Wednesday handed down a $21 million verdict against Philip Morris for the role it found the tobacco giant played in a Massachusetts smoker’s death. Laramie v. Philip Morris, 17CV02240.  Wednesday’s award includes $11 million in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitives
  • Victims of Child Abuse Expected to Launch Wave of Lawsuits in New York
    NEW YORK — More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning today over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations. New York courts have assigned 45 judges to handle cases
  • The Pa. grand jury report on Catholic abuse inspired new laws nationwide, but not in Pennsylvania?
    PHILADELPHIA — A year ago, Pennsylvania’s grand jury report on sexual abuse committed by Catholic clergy landed with 800 pages of devastating detail and a worldwide impact. The report led to arrests of priests in Michigan, protests in Maryland, the ouster of a cardinal in Washington, sweeping new
  • New Study Looks at Gadolinium Deposition in MS Patients
    A recently published study found that multiple injections of the gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) gadodiamide resulted in gadolinium deposition in the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who were in the first five years of the disease. Patients who had received more than eight
McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Corp. have proposed paying $10 billion to settle claims they helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic -- the first sign of progress in resolving state lawsuits against the drug distributors, according to people familiar with negotiations. Read More
You do everything you can to avoid getting into a car wreck. You pay attention and watch out for careless drivers, keep your vehicle maintained, and of course you never text while you’re behind the wheel. But have you thought about timing as a safety factor?  There are days of the week times of day Read More
On August 7, 2014, Angel Diaz was driving his motorcycle on North Avenue in New Rochelle when he collided with a car driving in the same direction and was thrown from his bike to the roadway. Diaz sustained a serious ankle injury and sued the other driver claiming she was fully at fault for the Read More
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two key committees in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday said they will revive efforts to pass long-stalled legislation to speed the adoption of self-driving cars. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Commerce Committee sent automakers, safety groups and others Read More
Growing up on a farm in Lunenburg, Jessica Jacobson dreamed of becoming the first in her family to go to college. She graduated from Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School in Fitchburg in 2002, and went on to get an associate degree in web design from Mount Wachusett Community College in Read More
July 30 (Reuters) - Capital One Financial Corp was sued on Tuesday after the bank said a hacker who has since been arrested accessed personal information belonging to about 106 million people in the United States and Canada. The lawsuit seeking class-action status was filed in the federal court in Read More