negligence News

Menard’s Loses Appeal in Case of Shopper Hit in Michigan Parking Lot

Months after hearing arguments, the Michigan Supreme Court has decided to stay out of a personal-injury case at a big-box store that could have consequences for retailers in the state. The court said it will let an appeals court decision …

Mississippi Appeals Court Says City Owes Workers’ Comp to Injured Officer

Mississippi’s Court of Appeals says the city of Jackson can’t deny workers’ compensation benefits to a police officer injured in a wreck while he was speeding. The court ruled 10-0 Tuesday that the city must pay former officer Kearney Brown …

Hawaii Legislators to Vote on Lifeguard Liability Protections

Hawaii officials are looking over two bills that would either keep or end liability protection for cities and counties during drowning incidents. Kauai, Maui and Honolulu officials held a news conference last week to urge lawmakers to extend liability protections …

WalMart a Defendant in Pennsylvania Suit Involving Sale of Bullets to Underage Suspect

WalMart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, faces a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, intoxicated customer to buy a box of bullets later used to commit three murders. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia by families …

Missouri High Court Weighs Case on Gun Shop Liability

A lawyer for a Missouri mother who says a pawn shop should be held accountable for selling her mentally ill daughter the gun she used to kill her own father challenged a claim that state and federal law protects the …

Caitlyn Jenner Sued Again in Fatal California Crash

A family who suffered serious injuries in a fatal traffic collision involving Caitlyn Jenner earlier this year sued the Olympic gold medalist on Friday. The Wolf-Milesi family of Malibu sued Jenner in Los Angeles Superior Court for negligence in the …

Connecticut Woman Forced to Sue Nephew Over Medical Bills Vilified on Social Media

A Connecticut woman who sued her 12-year-old nephew for $127,000 over injuries she received when he exuberantly greeted her at his birthday party four years ago was forced to go to court over her medical bills, her lawyers said Wednesday …

Fantasy Sports Sites Target of Lawsuit Citing Fraud

Fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings are coming under further pressure as a player in Kentucky accused them of negligence and fraud in a lawsuit. Adam Johnson, a daily fantasy player from Jefferson County, says in the suit that players …

Court Orders Iowa Woman to Pay $61,000 to Ex-Landlord’s Insurer

A judge has ordered a woman to pay more than $61,000 to her former landlord’s insurance company, finding her at fault for a fire that destroyed a rented house in Mason City. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that Judge …

Connecticut Man Sues Over Fall From Mechanical Bull

A Wallingford, Conn., man is suing a Southington restaurant and bar claiming “permanent, serious” injury after being thrown from a mechanical bull. Steven M. Saleski, in a Feb. 6 lawsuit, sued Meadow Muffins LLC, which owns the mechanical bull, and …