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Retired U.S. Army Colonel Sues Toyota Over Injuries
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Robert J. Nelson of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP has announced that retired U.S. Army Col. Harry Williams of Woodbridge, Va., on Feb. 24 filed a personal injury lawsuit seeking... Read More

Mobile Resident Files Lawsuit Against BP Charging Ill Health Effects From Exposure To Oil
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Charging BP and other defendants with harming his health and causing serious personal injuries, a Mobile, Ala., resident and recreational fisherman has filed suit against 16 companies involved in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (... Read More

Durom Cup Lawsuits Filed Against Zimmer Allege Pain, Injuries From Artificial Hip
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP recently announced several lawsuit filings against Zimmer Inc., the nation's largest producer of orthopedic devices, over the allegedly defective hip implant... Read More

Amended Florida Class Action Complaint Filed In BP Oil Spill Disaster
Posted on 7 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A team of nationally known attorneys led by Tallahassee lawyer and Northeastern University Professor P. Tim Howard on May 6 filed an amended complaint in one of the first Florida class action lawsuits over the sinking of the... Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Allegedly Defective Motorcycle
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Granbury, Texas, woman has filed a lawsuit against Harley-Davidson after a crash on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle allegedly caused by a malfunctioning electronic throttle killed her husband. The woman was also seriously injured... Read More

Tourist's Lawsuit: 'Donald Duck Groped Me'
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania woman is suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, alleging that a person in a Donald Duck costume touched her breast and molested her at Epcot Center in Florida two years ago ( Magolon v. Walt Disney Parks And Resorts, Llc ,... Read More

Houston Law Firm Files Mass Injury Lawsuit Against BP Over Texas City Benzene Release
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GALVESTON, Texas - The Vujasinovic & Beckcom law firm of Houston on Sept. 14 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on behalf of 120 people who were exposed to benzene that was released from British Petroleum's... Read More

Tainted Egg Lawsuit Filed By Attorney Fred Pritzker
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - PritzkerOlsen, P.A. , the national food safety law firm, has filed suit on behalf of a woman from Mantorville, Minn., who is a confirmed victim of the multi-state Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to shell eggs ( Robin Shaffer, et al... Read More

Gulf Coast Rental Property Owner Sues BP For Economic Losses From Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The owner of a Gulf Coast vacation home has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, alleging economic losses caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and resulting oil spill ( Carden Simcox, et al. v. BP PLC, et... Read More

Maryland Couple Sues Toyota For Injuries Suffered In Accident
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Robert J. Nelson of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP has announced that Andrew and Tetyana Flury of Pasadena, Md., on May 3 filed a personal injury lawsuit seeking general and punitive... Read More

BP Spill Class Action Alleges Profiteering, Seeks Punitive Damages
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

NEW ORLEANS - A group of fishermen, property owners, business owners, and wage earners from five states on Aug. 20 filed a nationwide class action for punitive damages in the BP oil spill ( Corliss Gallo, et al. v. BP , No. 2:10-cv-02795, E.D. La.). ... Read More

Lawsuit Filed In Pennsylvania Over Hydraulic Fracturing
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Parker Waichman Alonso LLP has announced the filing of a lawsuit against Southwest Energy Production Company and its parent, Southwestern Energy Company, both of Houston, on behalf of 13 families in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania... Read More

Firm Files First Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Over Salmonella Contaminated Eggs
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - THE LAW GROUP, LTD. filed the first nationwide class action lawsuit against Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms on Sept. 15, a day after lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at the Wright County farm in a nearly two... Read More

Maritime Law Firm Retained By Injured Roustabout On Semisubmersible Offshore Drilling Rig
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON — The Transocean oil-rig explosion on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, led to a huge fire and the eventual sinking of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible offshore drilling rig . Coast Guard officials suspended the three-day search for the 11 missing... Read More

Fishing Charters File Lawsuit Against BP America For Oil Spill Damages
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GULFPORT, Miss. — The owner of a fishing boat and a charter boat captain that operate in the Gulf of Mexico on May 12 filed a lawsuit against BP America for damages sustained after the BP oil spill in the Gulf, according to Hagens Berman , the Seattle... Read More