Threat of suits not deterring W. Hazleton, official says
Although most municipal officials nationwide have put off enacting laws similar to Hazleton’s Illegal Immigration Relief Act, officials in a neighboring town are unfazed by the threat of lawsuits similar to those filed against Hazleton and cities in at least three other states.
Judge plans to dismiss 24 Brockovich suits
A federal judge tentatively dismissed 24 lawsuits brought by celebrated legal crusader Erin Brockovich against hospital and nursing home owners in California on claims of Medicare overbilling.
Midday Business Report: Restaurant group takes aim at minimum wage gains
Unhappy with the minimum wage increases approved in all six states where they were up for a vote, the National Restaurant Association has come out against the ballot initiative process.
Family details Mitchells psychological problems
Darrell Mitchell endured a childhood of violence, family members said. Relatives beat him, a baby-sitter molested him, and his mother was shot before his young eyes.
Aviation Litigation Firm, Motley Rice LLC, Files Suit against West Caribbean Airways and Others in Connection with
MT. PLEASANT, S.C.----One of the largest plaintiffs aviation litigation firms in the world, Motley Rice LLC, today announced that it has filed suit against Colombian-based West Caribbean Airways, as well as US-based companies MK Aviation , and others on behalf of the family of several passengers who died in the crash of West Caribbean Airways Flight 708, which took place on August 16, 2005 in a
Flex Equipment Loses $16.3 Million Liability Verdict
JULY 28, 2003 -- A Los Angeles Superior Court awarded Harold Leon Bostick $16,274,966.00 in a jury verdict against Flex Equipment Company, Inc. located in Murietta, CA, for manufacturing a dangerous and defective exercise machine which crushed Bosticks spinal cord.
Supreme Court considers if man can sue for false arrest
Several justices indicate he waited too long to bring action against Chicago police.
Asbestos dust case settled in El Dorado
Prosecutors have reached a $350,000 settlement with a pair of El Dorado Hills developers and a construction contractor accused of numerous public health offenses in blasting open hillsides that bear a particularly toxic form of asbestos.
Suit against police apparently too late
Andre Wallace faces the distinct possibility that the legal system that wrongly kept him in jail for a third of his life will now tell him he waited too long to seek compensation.
Nutraquest gets OK to exit bankruptcy
A judge has approved diet pill maker Nutraquests plan to emerge from bankruptcy, three years after the company filed for protection from dozens of lawsuits related to its ephedra-based products.