Jury selection begins today in refinery blast lawsuits

October 23, 2006 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Jury selection is scheduled to begin today for the civil trial of three workers who were severely injured in an explosion at the Hunt Oil Refinery in west... Read More

Hunt blast trial to start

October 23, 2006 - TUSCALOOSA – A jury will hear arguments this week on whether a Texas corporation was responsible for an explosion at Hunt Refinery in May 2001 that left three employees... Read More

Glacial Help for Asbestos Victims

October 14, 2006 - Though six months have passed since legislation was passed to provide relief for sufferers of asbestos-related health problems, about 170 people have died while a decision on the validity... Read More

Airbag safety tips

September 25, 2006 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says frontal airbags have saved thousands of lives since the federal government started to require this safety feature on all... Read More

Parents Sue over Sexual Abuse

May 17, 2006 - Six parents are suing the Autauga County Board of Education, Superintendent Larry Butler and a former substitute teacher for damages in a case where the teacher pleaded guilty to sexual... Read More

Nurses Husbands Settle Wrongful Death Lawsuit

February 10, 2006 - The husbands of two women killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 more than three years ago have reached a settlement with a trucking company that employed the driver believed to... Read More

Ford Recall Because of Fire Risks

November 16, 2005 - Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 225,000 vehicles because of fire risks. Vehicles involved in the recall are from the 2005 model year and include the Crown Victoria, Lincoln Town... Read More

DYS Chalkville abuse charges go back to ’94

August 9, 2005 - DYS officials knew years before firing any staffers that teens at the agency's Chalkville campus had Read More

Torontoa $75M Class Action Lawsuit

August 8, 2005 - A $75-million class-action lawsuit was filed accusing Air France, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Nav Canada of negligence in the landing accident of an Airbus A340 commercial... Read More

Jury Awards $43.7M in Ford Crash

May 20, 2005 - A jury awarded more than $43.7 million to the family of a 74-year-old man who died when his Lincoln Town Car caught fire after it was struck from behind. Read More

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