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Personal injury law provides a way for the injured to be "made whole" again. But determining one or more party's liability for the injuries of another can be complex. FindLaw's Personal Injury News section helps shed some light on this area of the law with breaking legal news and insights from leading personal injury attorneys.

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  • UN ambassador testifies he didn't know what 'bribe' meant

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:11:48 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — A suspended United Nations diplomat's testimony has provided a glimpse at the seedier side of international diplomacy as a Chinese billionaire stands trial on charges that he shared hundreds of thousands of dollars with ambassadors he thought could help him realize his dream to build a permanent center in China to serve less-advantaged countries.

  • Tribe wants centuries-old remains found in Idaho

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:46:18 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At least one tribe will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren't from modern day homicide victims but belonged to people who lived five centuries ago.

  • NC governor on Trump drilling plan: 'Not off our coast'

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:45:13 GMT

    ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump, North Carolina's governor has announced his opposition to drilling for natural gas and oil off the Atlantic coast.

  • Chinese man visiting family in New York is killed by vehicle

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:04:24 GMT

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Chinese man visiting family in the United States has been struck and killed while crossing a suburban street in western New York.

  • British actor stranded for 3 days after fall in Thailand

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:56:48 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Paul Nicholls, a British actor who starred in the EastEnders soap opera, was stranded in the wild for three days on a Thai island after he fell down a waterfall and broke his kneecap, a rescuer said Thursday.

  • Chinese man visiting family in US is hit, killed by vehicle

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:49:37 GMT

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Chinese man visiting family in the United States has been struck and killed while crossing a suburban street in western New York.

  • Bus falls into gorge in north Indian hill state, killing 28

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:16:25 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An inter-city bus plunged into a deep gorge in a northern Indian hill state on Thursday, killing 28 people and injuring 10 others, officials said.

  • SoftBank CEO sees massive data, AI as key to future advances

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:45:26 GMT

    TOKYO (AP) — Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp., says artificial intelligence combined with data gathered by billions of sensors will bring on an "information revolution," that will benefit people more than the 19th Century Industrial Revolution.

  • Bus falls into gorge in north Indian hill state, killing 25

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:23:11 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say an inter-city bus has fallen into a gorge in a northern Indian hill state, killing at least 25 people and injuring nine others.

  • LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:13:24 GMT

    A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

  • Posey's pinch hit powers Giants past Indians 5-4

    Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:40:17 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Their worst season in years has afforded the San Francisco Giants few light-hearted moments.

  • Police: Boy loses leg in Pennsylvania train accident

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:41:18 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition with a severed leg after he tried to jump on a train in Philadelphia and missed.

  • Death of ESPN broadcaster's wife ruled an accident

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:55:43 GMT

    WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died from blunt trauma and drowning after her car hit another vehicle in May.

  • Formula 1 cars to use 'halo' protection device from 2018

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:10:09 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — More than one year after it was first tested, and after consideration of a recent alternative, the "halo" cockpit protection system will be used on Formula One cars from next year onward.

  • British Open officials draw line at hitting over grandstands

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:59:53 GMT

    SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jason Day's caddie presented British Open officials with an interesting option on the par-4 ninth hole at Royal Birkdale. Colin Swatton wondered about hitting a tee shot onto the adjacent 10th fairway for a shorter, clearer shot into the green.

  • Panel approves bill to boost testing of self-driving cars

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:57:28 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel on Wednesday backed legislation designed to allow automakers to increase the testing of self-driving cars on U.S. roads.

  • Swiss identify glacier bodies as couple missing since 1942

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:43:36 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say they've formally identified two bodies found on an Alpine glacier as those of a couple missing for nearly 75 years.

  • Former Spanish banker found dead with shot to the chest

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:37:15 GMT

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's Civil Guard said Wednesday that a former chairman of one of the country's largest banks has been found dead with a gunshot to the chest in a private hunting estate in southern Spain.

  • South Africa searches for 8 missing fishermen after capsize

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:56:30 GMT

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Maritime emergency teams in South Africa are searching for eight missing fishermen whose boat capsized several days ago, killing at least one crewmember.

  • Native American healing class sparks unique health textbook

    Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:19:16 GMT

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Laughter can combat trauma. Spiritual cleansings could be used to fight an opioid addiction. Cactus extract may battle diabetes and obesity.

  • Michigan government accounts block hundreds on Twitter

    Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:33:03 GMT

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nearly 800 Twitter accounts have been blocked or muted by Michigan state government accounts, including one agency that blocked the official @POTUS presidential account now controlled by the Trump administration, according to a newspaper's review.