Kayla Butterworth was just 12 years old when she fell at Salem High School in New Hampshire. She broke several bones and was in a wheelchair for eight weeks.
A jury awarded the victim’s family more than $20 million, finding that the slide sold by Toys R Us did not comply with federal safety standards for swimming pool slides.
A federal Appeals Court has ordered a new trial in a lawsuit filed by a Boston man wrongly convicted of murder, saying a judge’s error may have influenced a jury’s decision to award the man $14 million.
The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker’s suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.
The Melnick sisters blame a drug called Diethylstilbestrol, commonly known as DES. And now they are taking pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly to court in a groundbreaking lawsuit.
When there was no girl’s hockey team, Shelby Herrington was allowed to play on the boys’ team at a New Hampshire high school.
Minority police officers who filed a lawsuit can move forward on their claim that a promotional exam discriminates against black and Hispanic officers, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.
The family of a New Bedford man who died in police custody has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against five city officers for allegedly failing to get proper medical help for the man.
The state Supreme Judicial Court has dismissed lawsuits filed by seven Massachusetts hospitals and a managed healthcare organization that claimed they were shortchanged by the state’s 2006 health care law.
A federal judge has ruled that the family of one of Whitey Bulger’s alleged victims can go ahead with a lawsuit against FBI agents.