28

May

Lawsuit Filed By Man Trapped in Cook County Jail

A man who spent more than 30 hours trapped in an eight-by-eight foot room in the Cook County Jail has filed a lawsuit against the county. No dollar amount is specified in the suit, but attorneys are asking for compensation for physical, emotional and psychological injuries.&...

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28

May

Lawsuit Filed in Hospital Strangulation Death

The mother of a man who was murdered by another patient while hospitalized has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the hospital. The suit contends that hospital staff was negligent when they placed the woman's son in the same room as a man with a violent criminal history...

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28

May

Professor’s Interest in Student’s Porn Modeling Leads to Lawsuit

A PSU student who worked as a pornographic model has filed a lawsuit against the college and the professor she says fixated on her pornography career.A former student at Portland State University has filed a lawsuit alleging a professor's intense interest in her care...

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28

May

Bystanders Injured in Police Shootouts May Face Trial

New York City is taking a hard stance against lawsuits filed when bystanders are injured or killed in police shootouts, says Frenkel & Frenkel.Since 2011, police bullets have struck 16 bystanders in New York City during shootouts with suspected criminals, yet city...

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28

May

Judge Agrees Child’s Fourth Amendment Rights Violated

A lawsuit filed by the parents of a 10-year old boy whose female principal stripped him down to his underwear may proceed, according to U.S. Magistrate Judge William A. Webb. The judge denied a motion to dismiss the case against the principal, Teresa Holmes, and the Sampson Count...

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28

May

Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Husband

After his insurance company refused to pay her medical bills after a motorcycle accident successfully sued her husband for damages, says Frenkel & Frenkel.After her husband's insurance company refused to pay her medical bills, Birdie L. Whithorn of Vancouver, was left...

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28

May

Car Dealer and State Representative Sued After Employee’s Taser Attacks

A Houston man whose repeated attacks with a taser at work were published on YouTube is suing his former employers, says Frenkel & Frenkel.A Texas State Representative and her husband, who co-own a Houston car dealership are the subjects of a lawsuit filed by a former employ...

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28

May

Chicago Agrees to $10 Million for Coerced Confession Case

A man who spent 25 years in prison based on a coerced confession received a $10 million settlement from the city of Chicago, says Frenkel & FrenkelEric Caine spent 25 years in prison after falsely confessing to murdering an elderly couple in 1986, and the city of Chicago ju...

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28

May

EA Sports Hit With $11 Million Lawsuit Award

A federal jury awarded a former programmer with $11 million due to royalty infringement, says Frenkel & Frenkel.EA Sports has suffered several setbacks recently, with a lawsuit filed by current and former college players regarding the use of their names and likenesses witho...

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28

May

Lawsuit Proceeds Against Firms for Colluding to Depress Prices

A federal judge permitted a lawsuit regarding collusion against eight of the world's largest private equity firms to move forward, according to Frenkel & Frenkel.Although the judge dismissed two companies, Apollo Global Management and Providence Equity Partners, from...

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