Lawsuit

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Mass. SJC Upholds $20 Million Andover Pool Slide Death Ruling Against Toys R Us

The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld an $18 million punitive damages award to the family of a Colorado woman who died after hitting her head on a concrete pool deck when an inflatable slide partially collapsed.

09/13/2013

Lawrence Mayor William Lantiqua. (WBZ-TV)

State Sues Lawrence Mayor Lantigua For Alleged Campaign Finance Violations

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is suing Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars in potentially illegal cash and corporate contributions.

08/27/2013

Zachary Groezinger

Carver Family Sues School District Over Alleged Bullying Of Jewish Boy

Parents say their 13-year-old son has endured years of relentless bullying because he’s Jewish.

08/08/2013

Belle Hankey (WBZ-TV Photo)

Concord-Carlisle Faces $2 Million Bullying Lawsuit

A former Concord-Carlisle High School student is suing the school, contending she was continuously bullied continuously by other students, and school officials did nothing about it.

08/06/2013

Aaron Hernandez (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Accused Aaron Hernandez Of Shooting Man In Florida

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is accused of shooting a man in Miami earlier this year, according to court documents obtained by WBZ-TV Wednesday.

06/19/2013

Samantha Mattei

MBTA Crash Victim Upset With Jury Award

Samantha Mattei was one of dozens of T riders injured in a 2009 crash. Her family sued for $8 million.

06/11/2013

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Schilling Lawyer Argues For Tossing Lawsuit

A lawyer for Curt Schilling and executives of his bankrupt video game company say they disclosed everything to Rhode Island’s economic development agency before being granted a $75 million loan guarantee and a lawsuit against them should be dismissed.

05/22/2013

Bleachers at Salem High School (NH)

NH School District “Surprised” By Bleacher Fall Lawsuit

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.

05/17/2013

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Toys R Us Appeals $20 Million Andover Pool Slide Death Ruling To Mass. SJC

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.

05/04/2013

Shawn Drumgold

New Trial Ordered In Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit Against Boston

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/02/2013

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