Category: Legal News

The 10 Best Personal Injury Law Blogs

People have questions about personal injury law every single day. Some are looking to gain some insight into a potential personal litigation situation. Others are looking to educate themselves on current standard practices and ongoing legal discussions.  As a result, personal injury law blogs have become the “Web M.D.” of legal advice. Regardless, the internet proves…

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Giant Manufacturing Loses Personal Injury Appeal

Giant Manufacturing Loses Personal Injury Lawsuit Appeal and Trial Continues A lengthy personal injury lawsuit can continue after Giant Manufacturing, a Taiwanese bike manufacturer, failed to receive an appeal. The company tried to convince the Illinois State Appellate Court that it should be released from a personal injury lawsuit, claiming it had no ties to…

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Consumer Credit Reporting Agency Faces 23 Lawsuits

Consumer Credit Reporting Agency, Equifax, Hit with 23 Lawsuits Last week, the well known consumer credit reporting agency, Equifax, announced it was compromised by a massive cyber breach. The cyber attack was carried out by criminal hackers from mid-May through July of this year. The personal identifying information for over 143 million U.S. consumers was…

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Civil Lawsuit Filed Against St. Louis University

Surgical Resident Files Civil Lawsuit Against St. Louis University A civil lawsuit was filed by a surgical resident last week, claiming multiple misconduct issues. The resident, Mandy Rice, filed the claim against St. Louis University; Carl Freeman, the chief of the trauma service; Catherine Wittgen, the director of  the university’s surgery residency program. Rice says she…

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New Law Rolls Back Minimum Wage in St. Louis

New Law in Missouri Lowers St. Louis Minimum Wage Today, a new law in Missouri will take effect that prohibits local government from enacting minimum wage different than the state minimum. Earlier this year, the minimum wage in St. Louis was increased to $10 an hour. The Missouri State Supreme Court sided with St. Louis…

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Product Liability Suit Settled for $4.7 Million

A product liability suit against Home Depot USA Inc. and Tricam Industries Inc. settled for $4.7 million. Moises Ore was a regional sales manager at Tire Kingdom. Ore climbed a ladder to retrieve a tire for a customer, and the eighth rung on the ladder gave out, making him fall several feet to the ground….

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Tanker Truck Falls Off Overpass in Downtown St. Louis

Tanker Truck Crashes off Overpass Traffic in downtown St. Louis can be difficult to navigate. Last week, morning rush hour was more difficult than usual when a tanker truck was left dangling off of an overpass in downtown St. Louis. The tanker truck was driving eastbound on the Interstate 44 overpass, near the Washington Avenue…

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Road Rage Leads to Automobile Accident in California

Aggressive Road Rage Crash on California Highway Last week, alleged road rage triggered a multiple vehicle crash on a highway in California. And it was all caught on video. 47-year-old Chris Taber was riding in the passenger seat when he noticed a motorcyclist pass them in the fast lane. A silver sedan that had been…

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New Driving Law Passed in Washington

A new law was recently passed in Washington that cites any distraction while driving is dangerous. The state of Washington is hoping to see safer driving this summer. The Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee signed the Driving under the Influence of Electronics Act law. It is a new driving statue that touched on distracted driving…

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Medical Malpractice Liability Bill Passes

 Bill recently passed that limits the liability in medical malpractice lawsuits. Earlier this May, many proposed changes to tort law were introduced during the legislative session, but only a few were approved. House Bill 452 passed the Senate with a revision. Originally the bill help hospital staff and doctors liable for wrongdoing independent of their…

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