December 10, 2018

Divided Circuit Staunchly Backs New Jersey Ammunition Limit

Upholding a law that limits gun owners from carrying magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition, the Third Circuit ruled 2-1 Wednesday that the national rise in mass shootings justifies this reasonable burden on the Second Amendment. Read the...

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December 10, 2018

Texas men guilty of fraud against Stabil Drill, owe $45 million in damages

A Texas jury has found that two Lafayette men committed fraud against Stabil Drill and should pay the company millions of dollars to rectify the wrongs. Christopher Russo and Martin LeBlanc were executives at Stabil Drill at the time of...

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December 10, 2018

‘Kurt The Cyberguy’ Recovers $3.9 million from KTLA over Firing

Nearly six years is an eon in the digital world, but after first filing a breach-of-contract and age-discrimination suit against KTLA-TV and owner Tribune Media back in early 2013, the man once widely known in SoCal and around America as...

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December 10, 2018

Jurors award $3M for escalator-mangled toe at Little Rock’s Park Plaza mall

An aspiring surgeon whose right big toe was ripped off on a Park Plaza mall escalator during a Christmas shopping trip won a $3 million award for her injuries from a Pulaski County jury Wednesday night. Siddiqui's toe was "crushed...

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December 7, 2018

His lower leg was amputated after Dorney Park construction injury. Attorneys won him $2.75M

Attorneys for a construction worker injured in 2014 at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom won a $2.75 million settlement for him. Anthony Dos Santos had to have his lower right leg amputated, the law firm Stark & Stark based in...

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December 7, 2018

$4.5 M Trial Win in Wrongful Death Case Against Distracted Driver

The driver was using his cell phone to text, email, and make and receive phone calls, and he hit Eugene Rotberg from behind as he was riding his bicycle in the shoulder, killing him. The driver did not stop his truck,...

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December 7, 2018

Monsanto MDL judge mulls banning evidence on glyphosate agency findings in trials

The federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation against Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit’s glyphosate-containing weedkiller Roundup allegedly causing cancer is considering excluding any regulatory assessments on glyphosate’s safety in a first phase of an upcoming test trial. U.S. District Judge Vince...

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December 7, 2018

Court Revives Grandma’s Case Against Officials Who Sent Her to Men’s Jail

Fior Pichardo de Veloz was on her way to Miami for the birth of her grandchild when a not-so-funny thing happened. She was arrested on old drug charges, but that wasn't it. What happened next made all the newspapers: police...

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December 6, 2018

Illinois jury awards $21.5M in boy’s drowning death in park district pool

The 6-year-old boy did not know how to swim and the Park District had tested him for his swimming ability a week before the visit to the pool and he failed. The attorney said the boy did not have on...

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December 6, 2018

Texas jury awards $22 million to truck driver injured in 2015

Jurors in the 115th District Court awarded a $22 million verdict Friday to a driver who received career-ending back injuries in a wreck with a pipeline truck in 2015. Jonathan Sullivan Jr. was driving a dump truck in a construction...

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