Naked violinist takes nude protest case before federal judges

For 50 minutes Thursday, a group of judges considered the case of a man who stripped naked outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland, played violin beside the engraving of a Thomas Jefferson quote and then sat for hours on the ground before his arrest. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of [...]

By |2018-03-09T11:39:24+00:00March 9th, 2018|Law, Legal, Legal Advice, News|Comments Off on Naked violinist takes nude protest case before federal judges

Dealing with Spinal Cord Injuries

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries Spinal cord injuries can happen as a result of a vehicle, motorcycle, pedestrian, bicycle, or premises liability accidents. Damage to any part of the spinal cord or the nerves surrounding it can cause permanent changes in ability, sensation, or strength in body areas below the location of the injury. There are two [...]

By |2017-11-30T13:13:34+00:00November 30th, 2017|Accident, Compensation, Injury, Legal Advice, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Dealing with Spinal Cord Injuries

Harvey Weinstein faces civil claim in U.K.

  Harvey Weinstein is facing a damages claim in a London court by a woman who accuses the Hollywood producer of sexual assault. Personal injury lawyer Jill Greenfield says her client, who hasn’t been identified, is seeking damages for “personal injury” plus expenses and “consequential loss” arising out of a series of sexual assaults by [...]

By |2017-11-29T13:30:49+00:00November 29th, 2017|Law, Legal, Legal Advice, News|Comments Off on Harvey Weinstein faces civil claim in U.K.

Sinéad Desmond starts legal fight with Ireland AM

Sinéad Desmond, the Ireland AM presenter, has issued legal proceedings against TV3-owner Virgin Media in a dispute over pay. It emerged this weekend that Desmond had departed TV3’s breakfast show after 11 years as a presenter there following a row with station bosses over salary differences between her and the show’s co-hosts, Mark Cagney and Alan Hughes. [...]

By |2017-11-21T10:30:20+00:00November 21st, 2017|Employment, Legal Advice, News|Comments Off on Sinéad Desmond starts legal fight with Ireland AM

Judge rules €25k payout for boy who split eyebrow at creché is inadequate

A judge has turned down as inadequate a €25,000 settlement offer A judge has turned down as inadequate a €25,000 settlement offer to a five-year-old boy who lacerated one of his eyebrows in a fall at a Co Dublin crèche. Samantha Cruess Callaghan, counsel for the young boy, told the Circuit Civil Court that he, [...]

By |2017-11-02T10:24:24+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Accident, Legal, Legal Advice, Legal costs, News|Comments Off on Judge rules €25k payout for boy who split eyebrow at creché is inadequate

Jerry Lee Lewis caught up in family legal battle

Jerry Lee Lewis caught up in family legal battle. Jerry Lee Lewis’ daughter, Phoebe Lewis-Loftin wants her famous father to have a psychological examination because she thinks his wife is plying him with drugs. Phoebe Lewis-Loftin has filed documents asking for a court-ordered psychological test to determine if the ‘Great Balls of Fire’ singer is [...]

By |2017-10-04T09:20:16+01:00October 4th, 2017|Legal, Legal Advice, Legal costs, News|Comments Off on Jerry Lee Lewis caught up in family legal battle

$36.1 Million Verdict Against School Bus Company

The accident happened in Highland on the morning of October 3, 2012, when the plaintiff, Isabella Escamilla Sanchez, was six years old. Isabella attempted to cross 9th street mid-block to get to the bus stop where her school bus was en route to Bonnie Oehl Elementary School. Isabella Sanchez has undergone extensive rehabilitation after she was struck by [...]

By |2017-09-26T10:10:54+01:00September 26th, 2017|Legal, Legal Advice, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on $36.1 Million Verdict Against School Bus Company

Yoko Ono wins legal battle against soft drink manufacturers ‘John Lemon’

When you're one of the most famous musicians of all time, it's somewhat understandable that companies will want to piggyback on that fame to sell their product. One Polish drinks company that tried to circumnavigate trademark laws by calling their drink 'John Lemon' have found themselves on the wrong side of his widow Yoko Ono, however. 'John Lemon', [...]

By |2017-09-22T14:46:03+01:00September 22nd, 2017|Legal, Legal Advice, News|Comments Off on Yoko Ono wins legal battle against soft drink manufacturers ‘John Lemon’

New hope for Formula One legend Michael Schumacher

There could be new hope in former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher's fight to recover from a serious brain injury sustained in 2013, according to new reports. Swedish and German media outlets today reported the 48-year-old sporting legend could be flown to the US for state-of-the-art medical treatment, where a brain injury specialist is [...]

By |2017-09-21T10:40:57+01:00September 21st, 2017|Accident, Catastrophic injury, Legal Advice, News|Comments Off on New hope for Formula One legend Michael Schumacher

Prosecutors appeal to extend Oscar Pistorius sentence

Prosecutors are appealing to extend the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year. South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal will hear the state's arguments on 3 November. Pistorius, a Paralympic gold medallist, was jailed in 2016 for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The National Prosecuting Authority will claim the sentence was too [...]

By |2017-09-19T10:16:50+01:00September 19th, 2017|Legal, Legal Advice, News|Comments Off on Prosecutors appeal to extend Oscar Pistorius sentence
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