28

May

Settlement Reached in Mine Lawsuit

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the widows of two men killed in a fire in an underground coal mine have reached a settlement in the women's lawsuit. The agency has agreed to pay $1 million and to develop a training course at the National Mine Safet...

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28

May

Jury Awards $20 Million after Gas Explosion

In a lawsuit against Southern California Gas Company and the owners of the building where he was injured, a Rosemead man was awarded almost $20 million by a jury. The gas company had admitted wrongdoing prior to the trial, and the jury was only to determine damages. Accident Deta...

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28

May

Affluenza Teen Settlement

This blog post has been edited. It was originally posted on April 28, 2014. Facts of this case may have developed or changed since the original post date. Settlements/verdicts may have been reached or are in progress.A drunk teen decided to get behind the wheel and ended up kill...

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28

May

City of Oakland Settles With Accident Victim

The city of Oakland has settled a lawsuit filed by a man who was catapulted through a glass door when a city van ran a red light in September 2012. The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to approve the settlement on the recommendation of council, according to the&nb...

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28

May

Settlement Reached in Gas Leak Suits

A gas leak at a Jacksonville (Md.) gas station which led to multiple lawsuits has reached a settlement.After a gas leak poured more than 26,000 gallons of fuel into the ground in an area near Jacksonville, Md., where the majority of homeowners get their water from wells, multip...

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28

May

Mother Awarded $11 Million in Topamax Case

The mother of a child born with a cleft palate and lip she said was caused by her use of Topamax was awarded nearly $11 million, says Frenkel & Frenkel.The mother of a now 5-year old boy who was born with a cleft palate and lip that she claims was caused by her use of the a...

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28

May

Settlement Reached in Snow Groomer Accident

A family reached a settlement with the ski resort involved where a teenager almost lost his leg in a snow groomer accident, says Frenkel & Frenkel.A lawsuit filed by the family of a Canadian boy who almost lost his leg after being run over and dragged by a snow groomer...

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28

May

Settlement Reached in All-Metal Hip Replacement Suit

A tentative settlement was reached regarding thousands of lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and its all-metal hip replacements, says Frenkel & Frenkel.An agreement has been reached with Johnson & Johnson in an effort to settle thousands of lawsuits against the comp...

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28

May

Johnson & Johnson Settles Off-Label Use Charges

Johnson & Johnson agreed to a $2.2 billion settlement in civil and criminal cases involving their promotion of off-label drug use, says Frenkel & Frenkel.Johnson & Johnson recently settled a long-running case regarding the company's marketing of certain d...

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28

May

Farmers Insurance To Settle Long-Running Lawsuit

Texas homeowners who were customers of Farmers Insurance may benefit from a $117.5 million lawsuit agreement in the works, according to Frenkel & Frenkel.Farmers Insurance may have reached a settlement in a decade-long lawsuit regarding rate increases after mold claims...

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