Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in May, 2015

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RBS still paying a heavy price for past misdeeds
The NationalMay 1, 2015

Excluding restructuring, litigation and conduct costs, operating profit was £1,634m, up 16 per cent from the same period last year, with RBS saying it benefited from “generally benign credit conditions”. It is not certain how the losses will affect RBS ...more »

U.S. Senate candidate Pawlowski campaigns in Erie
GoErie.comMay 1, 2015

"Our crime is down eight straight years and we're the fastest-growing city in the commonwealth, and we have not raised property taxes one dime in 10 years,'' Pawlowski said. "I think that is a pretty good story and a story that will resonate with folks ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Car Accidents
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Personal Injury Law Firm Advocates "Barnes Dance" to Substantially Reduce ...
BenzingaMay 11, 2015

Often pedestrians in NYC motor vehicle related accidents do not immediately think about taking legal action in the first hours and days after the accident. Instead, the primary focus as it naturally should be is upon initial treatment of injuries and ...more »

Intentional Torts
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“Age Defying” Make-up Case Only Partially Defies Preemption
JD Supra (press release)May 20, 2015

The case was brought as a class action alleging false and misleading advertising in violation of N.Y. Gen Bus. Law sections 349 et seq., and Cal. Bus. &Prof Code § 17200 et seq., as well as breach of warranty, unjust enrichment, negligent ...more »

Defective Products
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Efforts to revive Dongguan factories may be too little, too late
South China Morning Post (subscription)May 10, 2015

We have to use [lower quality] materials and the products are really terrible now," said Yu. Taiwan veteran Yeh echoes the point. "Now we have some factories that sell defective products all because the current price is not enough [to make good ones].more »

Mass Accidents
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Artist Gets $185000 Arbitration Award After Interstate Accident
Connecticut Law TribuneMay 7, 2015

The day after the accident, Wolter went to the emergency room complaining of neck pain that radiated along his left arm and shoulder; low back pain; and a significant headache, especially in the left eye area. A cervical CT scan was done, which showed ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Former prosecutor Joseph Bocchini hires legal team to fight sexual harassment ...
The TrentonianMay 4, 2015

Doe's allegations were outlined last week in a tort claim notice, which claimed Bocchini made unwanted overtures toward the female employee, inappropriately touched her and used his office email to send sexually explicit emails, with subject lines such ...more »

Lawyers available to offer free legal advice
KOAT AlbuquerqueMay 2, 2015

The call-in runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is sponsored by the State Bar Young Lawyers Division as part of the annual Law Day. Help is available on divorce, child support, landlord-tenant issues, personal injury, employment law, criminal issues and more.more »

Wrongful Death
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Tyler family to hold press conference on wrongful death lawsuit
KLTVMay 19, 2015

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas family is expected to comment on their wrongful death lawsuit against a Tyler police officer. Relatives of Victor Fuentes are holding a press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the case. Fuentes was shot an killed ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Threat from food-borne illnesses shifts to new pathogens, CDC report says
Los Angeles TimesMay 14, 2015

The risk of infection from eating food tainted with a common type of salmonella or a dangerous strain of E. coli fell significantly in 2014, according to a report published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's the ...more »

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