MBTA Crash Victim Upset With Jury AwardSamantha Mattei was one of dozens of T riders injured in a 2009 crash. Her family sued for $8 million.
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.
NH School District "Surprised" By Bleacher Fall LawsuitKayla 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.
Toys R Us Appeals $20 Million Andover Pool Slide Death Ruling To Mass. SJCA 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.
New Trial Ordered In Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit Against BostonA 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.
AP: Family Of Junior Seau Sues NFLThe 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.
4 Sisters Who Had Breast Cancer Sue Drug Maker, Blaming Mother's MedicationThe 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.
Girl Fights To Stay On Boys' High School Hockey Team In Concord, NHWhen 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 Gain Ground In Discrimination LawsuitMinority 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.
New Bedford Family Files Suit Against 5 OfficersThe 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.
State SJC Strikes Down Hospitals' Healthcare LawsuitThe 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.
Judge: Donahue Family Can Sue FBI Agents Who Protected Whitey BulgerA federal judge has ruled that the family of one of Whitey Bulger's alleged victims can go ahead with a lawsuit against FBI agents.
Porn Movie Company Pulls Videos Over Ben & Jerry's Lawsuit A California company that produced X-rated films based on popular Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors has agreed to pull the movies from store shelves and destroy materials related to them.
Ben & Jerry's Sues Porn Company Ben & Cherry'sThe ice cream maker sued the maker of "Ben & Cherry's" X-rated DVDs Wednesday, saying the "hardcore pornographic" films have smeared its reputation.
Former VT Prison Inmate's Slavery Lawsuit Allowed To Move Forward A unique lawsuit filed against the state of Vermont is being allowed continue in the courts. A man is suing Vermont's prison system, claiming they violated his 13th Amendment rights under the Constitution.