Legal News

McChesney & Ortwerth is Now Ortwerth Law, LLC

I wanted to give an update on the changes at the law firm.  Brian McChesney has retired from the private practice of law and is going to work as in-house counsel for an insurance company. It has been my pleasure and an honor to work with Brian as we fought on behalf of our clients […]

Planned Parenthood Sues Missouri for the Second Time

Missouri is Being Sued by Planned Parenthood, Again Planned Parenthood is suing Missouri, due to a portion of its new abortion law that involves requirements for administering abortion pill. When a woman receives a medical abortion, they typically take one pill at the clinic, and a second pill at home.  Part of the new law […]

Texas Homeowners File Federal Lawsuit Against Arkema Plant

More Than a Dozen Crosby Residents File Class Action Lawsuit in Federal Court Residents of Crosby, Texas filed a class action lawsuit against Arkema, a global special chemicals company. During Hurricane Harvey, the plant’s back-up generators were flooded and organic peroxides ignited. This is the second lawsuit to be filed since the hurricane. The lawsuit […]

New York City Hospital Hit with $2.5 M Lawsuit

New York City Hospital Hit with $2.5 Million Negligence Lawsuit A man, known as John Doe in court documents, filed a $2.5 million negligence lawsuit against New York City’s Mount Sinai-St. Luke’s Hospital. One of the hospital’s clinics allegedly faxed the mans medical records to his employer’s mail room. The medical records stated that he was […]

Boxer Personal Injury Case Settles for $22 Million

Magomed Abdusalamov Gets Record $22 Million from State of New York In 2013, boxer Magomed Abdusalamov suffered brain damage following a fight.  He was not rushed to a hospital following the post-fight medical check, but ended up taking a cab to a near by hospital. Abdusalamov’s family filed a lawsuit claiming gross negligence, medical malpractice, and […]

BIG3 League and Founder Sued for $250 Million

BIG3 League and founder, Ice Cube, Hit With $250 Million Lawsuit A competitor of BIG3, the Champions Basketball League, filed a $250 million lawsuit last week against Ice Cube and the BIG3 league. The Champions Basketball League claims that Ice Cube took their players and proprietary ideas. The Champion Basketball League’s founder, Carl George, claims […]

Dump Truck Crashes into Highway Sign

Truck Accident Shuts Down Houston Interstate A dump truck was driving down the highway, with the flow of traffic, when it crashed into a highway sign. The truck driver was unaware that the elevated truck bed would not clear the highway sign. The entire accident was caught on a pair of videos by a man […]

Truck Crashes into Highway Barrier

Truck Accident Causes Explosion and Fire Yesterday, a semi truck slammed into a highway barrier in the Kansas City Area. After crashing into the barrier, the semi truck flew through the air, landed, and exploded into flames. The driver was trapped inside the burning truck, but luckily witnesses came rushing to help. One man, Ronald […]

SUV Crashes into Roof in St. Louis

Speeding SUV Crashes into Roof of St. Louis Home A strange car accident happened in the Walnut Park West neighborhood of St. Louis, where an SUV became trapped in the roof of a home. An SUV was speeding through a neighborhood when it hit a curb, went up the front lawn hill, launched into the […]

MMA Star Injured in Truck Accident

MMA Star, Matt Hughes, Was Injured After His Truck was Struck by a Train Matt Hughes, a famous mixed martial artist was injured last week when his pickup truck was involved in a train collision. The MMA star is a Hillsboro native and was driving through Montgomery County around 10:45 AM when the trucking accident occurred. The […]