Dental malpractice lawsuit over

Family of patient who died awarded $11 million Updated: Monday, 09 Mar 2009, 9:34 AM EDT Published : Monday, 09 Mar 2009, 9:27 AM EDT ·         Chris Hurley NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The family of a New Jersey man…

Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Against Maine Jail

Posted By: Heather O'Bryan      2 hrs ago       PORTLAND (AP) -- A 41-year-old Thomaston woman has settled her lawsuit over an illegal strip search at the Knox County Jail for $290,000. Laurie Tardiff originally filed…

Fla. jury to decide fault in smoking trial

By CURT ANDERSON FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A jury was asked Friday to decide if tobacco giant Philip Morris caused the lung cancer death of a four-decade smoker through deceptive and misleading practices or whether the smoker himself…

Suit: Child Choked on Used Condom

By: TAMARA VOSTOK Updated 8:34 PM EST, Sun, Feb 1, 2009 A 22-month-old boy choked on a used condom in the Homewood Suites in Mount Laurel, N.J., accrding to a lawsuit filed by the little boy's family.   The Wolfe family of Pittsburgh, Mass.…

Cruelty-to-elephants circus case heads to trial

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tucson, Arizona | Published: 02.02.2009 After more than eight years of legal skirmishing, a trial is scheduled to open Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by animal welfare groups alleging that Ringling Bros. and Barnum &…

911 lawsuit settled for $685k

Murder-suicide prompted policy change Created On: Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009, 1:46 PM EST ·         Reporter: Kim Holland ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The city of Albuquerque has agreed to pay the family of a woman who was…

NFL, Stringer's widow settle lawsuit

Updated: January 26, 2009, 4:25 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The widow of Minnesota Vikings lineman Korey Stringer reached a settlement with the NFL over his heatstroke death during training camp in 2001. Under an agreement with…

First lawsuit filed in DIA crash

By John C. Ensslin, Rocky Mountain News Published January 12, 2009 at 7:07 p.m. Updated January 13, 2009 at 6:51 a.m. …Two Texas women filed what appears to be the first lawsuit in connection with the crash of a Continental Airlines…

Florida settles lawsuit; drivers get $1 each

By Steve Bousquet, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau In Print: Friday, January 16, 2009 TALLAHASSEE — Facing a $3.5-billion deficit next year, Florida desperately needs all the money it can get. But millions more will disappear because…

Lawsuit cites football helmet for injury

January 3, 2009 By James D. Wolf Jr. Post-Tribune correspondent VALPARAISO -- A former Chesterton High School football player alleges that a faulty helmet he was told to use has caused almost daily headaches and other complications. Daniel…