Daily Archives: July 1, 2013 - 5 results


Posted 4 years ago in Jury Awards Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
Bar Customer Beaten by Bouncer Wins $58 Million

A customer at a bar who was beaten nearly to death by a security guard after he exchanged words with the bartender has won a $58 million award from a jury in a conservative California jurisdiction. Antonia Lopez Chaj was drinking with his brother and two nephews at La Barra Latina 2 in Los Angeles on April 19, 2010. One of the men ordered another drink, but the bartender refused service, prompting Chaj’s nephew, Eric, to call the bartender an …

Read More Leave a Comment

Cyanide Murder of Lottery Winner Still Unsolved [Video]

  In May 2012, 46-year-old Urooj Khan thought he got lucky, buying the winning $1 million lottery ticket from a Chicago convenience store. But on July 19, Khan joined his wife, father-in-law and daughter for a curried lamb dinner–which turned out to be his last meal. That night he was rushed to the hospital but before dawn, was pronounced dead. The death certificate said he died of heart failure. Chicago Tribune reporter, Jeremy Gorner, who has been closely follow this …

Read More Leave a Comment

Posted 4 years ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Michael Jackson’s Son Takes Stand in Trial’s 9th Week

Prince Jackson took the stand last week in his father’s wrongful death trial, telling the jury that his dad was frequently distraught following phone calls with executives of AEG Live, the company promoting his upcoming concert tour. “After he got off the phone, he would cry,” Prince testified. “He would say ‘They’re going to kill me, they’re going to kill me.’” Michael Jackson’s eldest son told the court that AEG co-CEO Randy Phillips visited his father’s doctor the night before …

Read More Leave a Comment

Posted 4 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Suppression Laws Flourish After Death of Voting Rights Act

Six of the nine states that previously had to apply for federal permission to make changes to their voting laws because of their history of discrimination are pushing forward with discriminatory voter suppression laws. The states were given the go-ahead to proceed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling June 25 in Shelby County v. Holder that struck down a portion of the Voting Rights Act, finding it outdated. Texas, South Carolina, Alabama, Virginia, Arkansas and Mississippi are all moving to …

Read More Leave a Comment

Posted 4 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Strip Club Wins Appeal After Seattle Denies Business Permit

A cabaret in Seattle won a round in its legal battle against the city when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on June 25 ruled that part of an ordinance regulating adult entertainment clubs might be unconstitutional.    Nude Dancing and Free Speech ATL Corp wanted to apply with the city of Seattle to open a cabaret in 2008 but was met with foot-dragging and wrong information for a year and a half. Finally, the city denied ATL’s application …

Read More Leave a Comment