Monthly Archives: March 2013

Transocean Employee Claims Safety Was a Priority

Young’s testimony comes in response to the plaintiffs’ attorneys accusing Transocean – the company that owned the rig and leased it to BP – of sacrificing safety in order to cut costs and rush the project to completion.

Six-vehicle Collision Holds Up Waco and Temple Traffic

On March 21, traffic was stalled on a seven-mile stretch of Interstate 35 in Texas between Waco and and Temple following an accident between six vehicles. According to local media outlet KWTX News 10, two 18-wheelers – one carrying a load of stone and the other pulling a car transport trailer – were involved in the collision.

What You Need to Know About Transvaginal Mesh

There may be some victims out there who are unaware of the issues that transvaginal mesh has led to and the damages they may be entitled to, so let’s take a look at some of the most common questions.

Store Kraft Files Lawsuit Against Former Employees

Nebraska company Store Kraft Manufacturing, a leading producer of custom fixtures and furnishing for the retail, hospitality, medical, banking, restaurant and office interior markets, has filed a lawsuit against a business created by two of its former employees, alleging that the individuals misappropriated trade secrets and obtained customer lists that helped them steal clients.

BP Trial: Transocean Failed to Maintain Oil Rig

According to industry news source Fuel Fix, internal documents from Transocean reveal that the company failed to properly maintain the Deepwater Horizon by avoiding important repairs and upkeep in the years leading up to the incident.

Plaintiff Awarded $8.3 Million in DePuyTrial

The first of nearly 11,000 lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics, for its recalled artificial hips went to trial recently at Los Angeles Superior Court.

Halliburton Attests Seal Had “Low Success Probability”

A couple of executives from Halliburton, the company hired by BP to supply the cement for the Macondo well, testified in court early this week, revealing that the slurry used to seal the equipment had a “low probability of success.”