New Study Finds Arsenic at Elevated Levels in Groundwater near Fracking Sites

News Inferno; August 9, 2013 An emerging study found that high levels of arsenic and other heavy metals are present in groundwater located near hydraulic fracturing (fracking) sites in the Barnett Shale located in Texas. The Barnet shale comprises some … Continue reading

Family Of Woman Thrown From Golf Cart At Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo Files Suit Against Driver, HLSR, Cart Owner And Cart Manufacturer

Houston Law Firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend Will Host A Press Conference At 2pm On Monday, August 5 To Discuss Recently-Filed Personal Injury Suit (Houston, TX) On behalf of Yvonne Herndon, her husband and her children, … Continue reading

Federal jury returns $834,703.33 verdict in trip and fall case

A federal jury returned this substantial verdict on Wednesday in favor of a 71-year-old Bucks County woman in a trip and fall case.  The woman was  working as a sales representative for General Mills in the Pathmark supermarket at Franklin … Continue reading

Andrea Sneiderman: 6 Must-Read Docs

HLN; July 29, 2013 HLN has covered the investigation into the fatal shooting of Rusty Sneiderman at a Georgia day care center for almost three years. Now, HLN will cover the trial of his wife, Andrea Sneiderman. Rusty Sneiderman was … Continue reading

George Zimmerman’s Brother: Civil Lawsuit ‘Might Not Be Very Flattering’ to Trayvon Martin’s Family

Huffington Post; July 26, 2013 If Trayvon Martin’s family decides to file a wrongful-death suit against George Zimmerman, they could be opening a Pandora’s box, according to Zimmerman’s older brother. “A myriad of things that were off-limits in a criminal … Continue reading

Texas Study: Water Pollution near Fracking Sites

News Inferno; July 29, 2013 A new study reveals water pollution near sites where natural gas production is taking place. The study, which was conducted by a research team from the University of Texas at Arlington, found high metal levels … Continue reading

San Diego Mayor Wants City to Pay Legal Fees in Sexual Harassment Battle

CNN; July 30, 2013 San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who’s battling a tide of sexual harassment allegations, wants his city to cover his legal expenses. Last week, Filner’s lawyer sent a letter to the city, saying it should mount the … Continue reading

Student Sues Ford over the 112 Pounds of Weed Cops Found in His Trunk

Jalopnik; July 29, 2013 You know how they always ask in the airport if you let anyone else touch your luggage? And you laugh cause it’s stupid. Well, on a border crossing, a student discovered someone put 112 pounds of … Continue reading

Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader Plans Conn. Museum Touting US Legal System, Detailing Tort Law

Minneapolis Star Tribune; July 28, 2013 Ralph Nader has a new cause. After dedicating nearly half a century to battling businesses over almost everything from dangerous products to the influence of money in politics, the consumer advocate is planning a … Continue reading

“File a Yasmin Claim, Just in Case”

Lawyersandsettlements.com; July 28, 2013 It never occurred to Mary until some time later that an “incident” at work was in fact a mini-stroke. And it never occurred to her that Yasmin was the cause. It never even crossed her doctor’s … Continue reading