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Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on personal injury and negligence involving bodily harm, including medical malpractice issues. Coverage includes major litigation over medical negligence, patron safety, and accidents involving catastrophic injuries and death, as well as legislative and regulatory developments.



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Latest News in Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

  • February 15, 2019

    Atty, Blogger Fight Back In NFL Concussion Deal Spat

    The attorney accused by Seeger Weiss LLP of working with Roger Stone to peddle “conspiracy theories” about the NFL concussion settlement has doubled down on the legal arguments that elicited those personal attacks, while a blogger criticized in the same Seeger Weiss filing hit back Friday with a cease-and-desist letter.

  • February 15, 2019

    Texas Oil Rig Co. Dodges Liability Verdict Over Worker's Injury

    A Texas federal judge has absolved Fieldwood Energy LLC from a jury's finding it was liable for injuries sustained by a worker who slipped on a drilling platform, saying federal law exempts the Houston-based company because the worker was a "borrowed employee" at the time he fell.

  • February 15, 2019

    Texas Justices Deny Law Firm's Appeal Of Malpractice Award

    The Texas Supreme Court on Friday denied a Texas law firm’s request to undo lower-court rulings affirming a nearly $460,000 malpractice arbitration award to a former client whose case was dismissed because no counsel came to court for a trial-setting conference.

  • February 15, 2019

    Texas Panel Trims $725K Award In Ex-NFLer Assault Suit

    A Texas appellate panel on Thursday reduced a jury’s $725,000 award in a suit accusing former NFL football player Darrien Gordon of assaulting a man in a Target parking lot, saying the jury erred by allocating $125,000 for past and future physical impairment.

  • February 15, 2019

    Zurich Opposes Covering $300M Lead Pollution Settlement

    Insurer Zurich American asked a St. Louis federal court Thursday to free it from helping a policyholder pay $300 million in legal settlements over poisonings and pollution in a small Missouri town that was home to the nation’s last lead ore smelter.

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  • LITIGATION
  • Suits accusing major companies of not taking proper safety precautions to ensure the health and safety of patrons
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  • Disputes over alleged acts of negligence or omission, including failure to diagnose an illness or injury and improper treatment
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