negligence News

Jury Rules Disneyland Negligent in Ride Injury, No Damages Awarded

A jury has found that Disneyland was negligent in an accident on its Splash Mountain ride four years ago but says that didn’t contribute to a rider’s injury. The federal jury in Los Angeles didn’t award any damages to Steve …

Fireman’s Fund Could Be On Hook for $20-$60M Over Fast & Furious

The insurer for the latest Fast & Furious film is looking at a huge, and possibly historic, payout, according to an entertainment insurance agent. The Hollywood Reporter trade magazine is reporting a source with knowledge of the situation says there …

California Student Broke Bone While Arm Wrestling Teacher: Suit

An Orange County high school student has filed a lawsuit accusing his history teacher of breaking the boy’s arm after challenging him to an arm-wrestling contest in class. The Orange County Register reported the suit filed this week claims Zachary …

Porsche Sued In Los Angeles Over Paul Walker Crash

The wife of a man who was driving a Porsche sports car that crashed and killed actor Paul Walker is suing the automaker, alleging it designed a faulty vehicle. The wrongful death and negligence lawsuit was filed Monday in Los …

No Fault For Wyoming Resort in 2009 Chair Lift Spill

A jury has ruled that Snow King Resort in Wyoming was not at fault for a 7-year-old’s 2009 tumble from a ski lift. The final judgment stated that Glenn and Leya Oswald would recover nothing from the case, and the …

Utility Caused California Wildfire, Suit Alleges

Victims of a wildfire that burned 24 homes last year are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility started the huge blaze and failed to properly maintain power lines and equipment. The Daily News reported …

FedEx Sued in Fiery Northern California Bus Crash

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire. The negligence suit that seeks $100 …

Comedian George Wallace Awarded $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit

A Nevada jury has awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007. The split decision in a civil negligence and personal …

School District In Alaska Faces $4.5M Judgment For Negligence

A judge has ruled that the Anchorage School District was negligent and liable for $4.5 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by the family of a student who was severely injured after falling at his school. Superior Court Judge …

New Mexico Jury Gives 1-Cent Damage Award

A potash mining company won its lawsuit against an oil and gas company over a mistake in a New Mexico drilling project but a jury awarded just one cent of damages. The award for Plymouth, Mass.-based Mosaic Co. in its …