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  • War Crimes Court Winds Down With Defendant's Stunning Death

    War Crimes Court Winds Down With Defendant's Stunning Death

    Personal Injury 01/03/2018

    A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his 20-year sentence for committing crimes against humanity during the Bosnian war of the 1990s.In a stu...

  • Florida court sides with Gov. Scott in nursing home battle

    Florida court sides with Gov. Scott in nursing home battle

    Personal Injury 10/20/2017

    An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody....

  • Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

    Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

    Personal Injury 06/29/2017

    A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his argument that the flag is a symbol ...

  • High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    Personal Injury 06/23/2017

    A Supreme Court ruling this week could have a "chilling effect" on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes a deadly form of cancer in women, including cases under appeal in which stricken women and their survivors have been...

  • Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

    Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

    Personal Injury 06/13/2017

    Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earlier this year of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking are due in court Monday for a hearing about whether there's enough evidence to head to trial. Prosecutors in the case...

  • High court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute

    High court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute

    Personal Injury 04/23/2017

    A unanimous Supreme Court is siding with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over $2.7 million the company and its lawyers were ordered to pay in a personal injury case. The justices on Tuesday sent the case back to a lower court to decide wh...

  • Driver due in court in Cleveland officer's hit-and-run death

    Driver due in court in Cleveland officer's hit-and-run death

    Personal Injury 02/09/2017

    The driver accused in the fatal hit-and-run of a Cleveland patrolman on an interstate is set to appear in court. Forty-four-year-old Israel Alvarez, of Lorain, was scheduled for arraignment Thursday morning on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide...

  • Man who fired shots in DC pizza parlor expected in court

    Man who fired shots in DC pizza parlor expected in court

    Personal Injury 12/09/2016

    Family members noticed a change in the man charged with firing an assault rifle in a Washington pizza parlor after he hit a 13-year-old pedestrian with his car in October, his parents said. Edgar Maddison Welch shifted from energetic and outgoing to ...

  • Police union defends ex-officer in black musician's death

    Police union defends ex-officer in black musician's death

    Personal Injury 09/09/2016

    The police union defended a former officer charged in the fatal shooting of a legally armed black man, saying they believe the officer identified himself before the confrontation.   Former Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja has been charged ...

  • Boston woman pleads not guilty to marathon injury fraud

    Boston woman pleads not guilty to marathon injury fraud

    Personal Injury 04/23/2015

    A Boston woman has pleaded not guilty to fraudulently receiving thousands of dollars by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. Joanna Leigh was arraigned Monday on charges of larceny and making a false claim to a government agency. ...

  • Court sides with S. Ind. city in man's injury suit

    Court sides with S. Ind. city in man's injury suit

    Personal Injury 04/23/2014

    The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court's ruling that the Ohio River city of Madison is not liable for injuries a man suffered when he tripped on a sewer grate. Brad Haskin suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in July 2008 when he trippe...

  • Ind. Supreme Court to hear foul ball injury case

    Ind. Supreme Court to hear foul ball injury case

    Personal Injury 01/23/2014

    The Indiana Supreme Court is taking up the case of a woman who wants to sue a minor-league baseball team over injuries she suffered when a foul ball struck her during a game. The court was scheduled to hear oral arguments Thursday in Juanita DeJesus'...

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