Alexandria dive shop tests waiver of liability law in Virginia wrongful death lawsuit

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Family of Virginia woman who drowned in Lake Rawlings seeks $5 million A federal court in Alexandria is hearing arguments this week over the wrongful death drowning lawsuit filed by the family of a Virginia woman who tragically drowned while taking scuba diving lessons at Lake Rawlings, Virginia. The plaintiff’s wrongful death lawsuit survived motions… Read more »

“Worst aunt ever” forced to sue 12-year-old after insurance refuses to cover medical bills

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54-year-old woman only filed injury lawsuit because insurance denied responsibility Television and social media outlets were set ablaze this week after a Connecticut jury ruled against Jennifer Connell, who sued a 12-year-old relative for $127,000 to recoup medical bills. Connell’s personal injury lawsuit claimed she fell and broke her wrist in 2011 after her then 8-year-old relative… Read more »

DuPont slammed with $1.6 million jury award in C8 cancer case

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Ohio federal court jurors find C8 maker liable for causing woman’s cancer An Ohio federal court jury handed down a $1.6 million judgement against Delaware-based chemical company DuPont after concluding the company’s negligent dumping of C8 chemicals in the Ohio river caused plaintiff Carla M. Bartlett’s kidney cancer. The verdict is seen as a positive… Read more »

Sen. Harry Reid and wife file product liability lawsuit against exercise band maker

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Democratic Minority Leader files product liability lawsuit after suffering broken bones, blindness Senate Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid and his wife, Landra Gould, recently filed a $50,000 lawsuit in Nevada against three companies, Hygenic Intangible Property Holding Co., The Hygenic Corp. and Performance Health LLC, the couple claims created a defective and dangerous product, particularly… Read more »