negligence News

Lawyer Backs Up Baldwin’s Assertion He Didn’t Pull Trigger

NEW YORK (AP) — The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin a prop gun that went off on a New Mexico film set, killing a cinematographer, backs up the actor’s assertion that he did not pull the trigger. Lisa Torraco, …

Crew Member Sues Alec Baldwin, Others Over ‘Rust’ Shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of lighting on the film “Rust” filed a lawsuit Wednesday over Alec Baldwin’s fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of the Western, alleging negligence that caused him “severe emotional …

Grocer Sues Oregon Beef Producer For $2.7 Million Over Outbreak

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers representing New Seasons Market have filed a $2.7 million lawsuit against an Oregon beef producer accusing the company of negligence for delivering beef tainted with E. coli in 2019, court records show. Several people were …

Utah Supreme Court Finds No Liability for IME Whose Opinion Delayed Benefits

An independent medical examiner owed no duty of care to an injured worker who alleged that his workers’ compensation claim was delayed because of the doctor’s alleged “misrepresentation,” the Utah Supreme Court ruled. The high court on Thursday affirmed a …

Workers Clear Last Train From Deadly Crash Site in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Cabin exposed, with half of its walls and roof gone, workers pulled out the last remaining train car in Taiwan’s worst rail accident in seven decades. The crash site on the island’s east coast was cleared, …

Judge Narrows Zoom Lawsuit Over User Privacy, ‘Zoombombing’

A U.S. judge dismissed large parts of a lawsuit accusing Zoom Video Communications Inc of violating users’ privacy rights by sharing personal information with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting malevolent intruders join Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing. …

Judge Narrows Zoom Lawsuit Over User Privacy, ‘Zoombombing’

A U.S. judge dismissed large parts of a lawsuit accusing Zoom Video Communications Inc of violating users’ privacy rights by sharing personal information with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting malevolent intruders join Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing. …

Viewpoint: Subrogating Freeze Damage When Texas Power Plants Are Not Dressed For Winter

Successful subrogation against power companies is not a given. In determining whether the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) may be sued for its clear negligence in failing to properly winterize power production facilities and the power grid that it …

California Boat Captain Indicted in Fire That Killed 34

LOS ANGELES — The captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people who were trapped below deck, was indicted Tuesday on federal manslaughter charges for one of …

Widow’s Lawsuit Over Fatal Chesapeake Bay Plunge to be Heard

NORFOLK, Va. — A trial involving a widow’s lawsuit filed over the death of her husband who was killed when his tractor-trailer plunged over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is scheduled to begin on Tuesday in a Virginia court. The Virginian-Pilot …