Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in January, 2012

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Could guns be battered women's answer to domestic violence?
Today's ZamanJanuary 1, 2012

This week, the very same group that advocated sitting around the table as a means of dealing with domestic violence less than two decades ago is proposing that women in fear of their lives should be issued with guns as a last-resort attempt to cut down ...more »

Baby boomers – how the wealthy flout China's family planning
Scotland on SundayJanuary 1, 2012

... a violation of Chinese law, and how wealthy Chinese do as they please, with scant regard for the rules that constrain others. The most common reaction, though, has been simple disbelief. “Heavens. To have one family with eight kids ... in an era of ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Memphis Attorney Mark A. Renken Opens Up Caseload For Victims Of Wrongful Injury
Emailwire (press release)January 5, 2012

As a Memphis criminal defense attorney and personal injury lawyer, Attorney Renken has gained the respect of the community. (EMAILWIRE.COM, January 05, 2012 ) Memphis, Tennessee -- One thing that Memphis news makes clear is that the Memphis court ...more »

Hugh Howerton Has Been Voted One of the TOP 100 Texas Trial Lawyers
PR Web (press release)January 4, 2012

Hugh Howerton is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been awarded an "AV" rating by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. An "AV" rating is the highest rating awarded for both legal skill ...more »

Car Accidents
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Car Accident Lawyers can be your Friend in Need
PR Urgent (press release)January 3, 2012

National Injury Attorney Network can be an instant assistance for the people who are involve in vehicle accidents. Therefore, if you or any of your family members get involved in an accident, taking the assistance of a car accident lawyer is very ...more »

Intentional Torts
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COURTINE v. BOROUGH OF VICTORY GARDENS
Leagle.comJanuary 2, 2012

The Law Division judge had found plaintiff's complaint was procedurally time-barred and substantively barred by the Tort Claims Act (TCA). We affirm. The legal expenses, which the Borough agreed to pay by resolution, arose out of litigation commenced ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Hit-and-run suspect in hiding blames police
7Online WSVN-TVJanuary 4, 2012

(WSVN) -- The suspect wanted after fleeing from police during a traffic stop, causing a car crash with injuries, blames law enforcement for the incident. Felipe Arron Torrealba, 22, spoke to 7News via speakerphone at his attorney's office, Tuesday. ...more »

Defective Products
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Taiwan Stocks: Compal Communications, Quanta, Pegatron, Wistron
BusinessWeekJanuary 5, 2012

The world's largest contract maker of notebook computers sued Advanced Micro Devices Inc. for breach of contract, alleging the chipmaker sold defective products. “AMD disputes the allegations in Quanta's complaint and believes they are without merit,” ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Missouri Governor Makes Board and Commission Appointments
Kansas City infoZineJanuary 5, 2012

The commission reviews administrative appeals of workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, crime victims' compensation and tort victims' compensation cases, and also conducts evidentiary hearings pertaining to prevailing wage objections to the ...more »

Plenty of options but no consensus on car insurance reform
MiamiHerald.comJanuary 14, 2012

The Legislature created the law in 1972 requiring all Florida drivers carry $10000 worth of personal injury protection coverage. This type of insurance was meant to ensure that people hurt in car accidents could quickly get money to treat injuries ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Orange County subdivision faces $6M lawsuit in man's death in boating accident
The RepublicJanuary 9, 2012

A Fauquier County woman has filed a $6 million wrongful-death lawsuit against an Orange County subdivision in a boating accident that killed her husband. Michele Goodman is suing Lake of the Woods Association and Charles Schulle, who was operating the ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Bacteria pill may some day prevent serious foodborne illness
Zee NewsJanuary 10, 2012

He said he could one day foresee the development of a pill or probiotic drink that could be given to at-risk patients to minimize the risk of Listeria infection. Bacteria pill may some day prevent serious foodborne illness.more »

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