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-
Executives at Juul Labs Inc ignored early signs that their products were hooking teenagers, according to a Reuters investigation published Tuesday. Juul managers reportedly knew that young people were attracted to their products shortly after they went on sale in 2015 when teenagers called in Read More
A 10-year-old girl was raped, tortured and beaten as she was sold for sex at two Big Apple motels while staff turned a blind eye to her obvious abuse, a bombshell $10 million lawsuit filed Tuesday claims. The suit, filed in Brooklyn federal court and the first of its kind in New York, claims Read More
(Reuters) - Ever since Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) disclosed this month that a government test had turned up asbestos in its Baby Powder, the company has attacked the validity of the result. On Tuesday, for example, J&J announced that other labs it hired ultimately found no asbestos in Read More
For the past few years, we have heard about a number of lawsuits being filed alleging that baby powder containing talc causes cancer. Last year, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay over $4 billion to a group of women who developed ovarian cancer. In 2016, the manufacturing giant was ordered to Read More
A controversial temporary ban on the sale of all vaping products in Massachusetts can stand for now, a judge ruled Monday, saying the ban as written is likely unlawful but halting it immediately would "contravene the public interest."  The decision, denying a request for an injunction from the Read More
Two Ohio counties and four drug companies settled a landmark lawsuit over responsibility for the opioid epidemic Monday in a deal that could help push the parties toward a wide-ranging agreement on more than 2,400 similar claims filed across the country. The $260 million settlement, reached Read More