Construction Worker Sues for Disney Animal Kingdom Injury

A bit of mystery surrounds a lawsuit filed by construction worker Robert Howard against Disney, MLC Theming, and Total Demolition Services. Howard alleges that dangerous conditions at his worksite located within Disney World’s Animal Kingdom created an unsafe work site, which caused him to sustain an injury when a ditch he was digging collapsed on …

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Tesla Sued After High Speed Fatality in Florida

Speeding is always a safety risk, but especially on turns going nearly 100 miles per hour over the speed limit. The family of an 18-year-old boy killed in a Tesla car accident is suing the car manufacturer for what the attorney calls an “unreasonably dangerous” car. Edgar Monserratt alleges that the Tesla in which his …

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San Francisco Sues Pharma for Opioid Epidemic

The City and County of San Francisco has joined the host of other cities around the country suing big pharma for the opioid epidemic in federal court. Years ago, opioids would only be prescribed for severe post-surgery or end-of-life pain relief. But a major change in medical education by opioid manufacturers lowered that bar considerably …

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When Can You Sue If You’re Detained at the Airport?

Travelers in recent years have learned, perhaps the hard way, that Customers and Border Patrol (CBP) agents can detain you at the airport for refusing to allow them to search your cell phone. Under the Border Doctrine, a search warrant generally required under the Fourth Amendment is not necessary to conduct a reasonable search at …

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School Has ‘No Legal Duty’ to Protect Students in Mass Shooting

A federal judge decided that the school district and sheriff’s office had no legal duty to protect the students as they were fired upon by Nikolas Cruz in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. Fifteen students filed two suits, one in federal court and in one state, …

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Christmas Shopper Wins $3M Lawsuit for Escalator Toe Injury

Aisha Siddiqui won a jury verdict of $3 million in her personal injury lawsuit against a mall owner and escalator manufacturer after her right big toe was “crushed and shredded” during a Christmas shopping trip in Arkansas last year. Siddiqui was riding down an escalator at the Park Plaza mall, when her boot got caught …

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Top 5 Legal Tips Regarding the Costs of Personal Injury Claims

Accidents and injuries happen every day. And often, people don’t seek compensation for their injuries because they are worried about the cost of an injury claim, or they think whatever they might get paid won’t be worth the time and effort. While this may be the case in some instances, it’s not always true. So …

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When to Sue for House Fire Injury or Death

Some deaths feel accidental, tragic, unavoidable. And some others feel so easily preventable. Malfunctions and accidents happen, but we hope that the systems we put in place to protect us from those inevitable dangers will work. And when they don’t, we want to hold them accountable. So it’s understandable that a person might expect a …

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