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Adib’s family can sue govt, temple for negligence, says lawyer

M Visvanathan says coroner Rofiah Mohamad's findings show that there was a criminal element in the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.

Contractors slapped with 4th charge over deadly Penang landslide

Bukit Kukus project director is accused of negligence over the safety of his workers.

Mum of factory worker who died in prison to seek dependency...

Lawyer says the inmate was economically productive and supporting his parents before his death.

Indian doctors strike over violence from patients and families

The family blame the death on negligence by the doctors, lash out violently and left two of the medical staff critically injured.

2 construction firms plead guilty over death, injury of workers

The companies were charged with negligence which caused accidents at their work sites last year.

Negligent Pan Borneo highway contractors in Sabah face the sack

They have broken water pipes, disrupting supply to residents nearby.

Lorry driver claims trial to causing wife’s death by negligence

The 44-year-old woman succumbed to injuries in a fire at home.

Cardiff considering legal action against Nantes over Sala ‘negligence’

A successful negligence claim against Nantes could reduce the transfer fee that Cardiff owes the French club.

Penang city council among parties to blame for Bukit Kukus landslide,...

Many factors, including heavy rain, contributed to Penang landslide.

Court awards housewife RM825,000 over fraudulent land deal

Chow Cho Tai's trouble began when her personal particulars and signatures were used to appoint her as a company director.

Banks can’t use exclusion clauses to escape liability, court rules

In a landmark decision, the Federal Court says the court has to interfere when there is patent unfairness and injustice to bank customers.

Student killed during grass-cutting: 2 firms charged with negligence

Directors of both companies plead not guilty to charge.

Can action be taken against Zara’s parents, asks MP

Jelebu MP Jalaluddin Alias says what happened to the toddler could be a form of negligence by the parents on her safety.

People shouldn’t die just because they eat a bowl of laksa

The government has a responsibility to regulate and control businesses, especially those with greater responsibilities than others.

Hold negligent bosses responsible too, unionist tells minister

MTUC's K Veeriah says apart from heavier fines imposed, workers must be allowed to file criminal or civil complaints against negligent employers.

Police begin criminal negligence probe over Penang landslide

Penang police will check if there were lapses in safety aspects at the site, as minister M Kulasegaran reveals three possible causes for the landslide.

Halt Penang Transport Master Plan project in wake of landslides, says...

C4 wants an independent review of the mega project following the latest landslide in Penang which has claimed nine lives so far.

Babysitter charged with negligence spared jail sentence

High Court says the initial sentence was unsuitable as the babysitter merely placed the hot soup within the victim's reach.

Lawyer: Hotel sued for serving beef intends to strike out suit...

Hilton Petaling Jaya says it is not required under law to separate beef dishes from other food.

Returning officer: I’m to blame for nomination day fiasco in Rembau

Amino Agos Suyub says he accepts the blame as he was the most senior officer in charge of the conduct of the election in the parliamentary seat.

Businessman sues hotel over fish ‘contaminated’ with beef

K Ganesalingam claims the hotel management was negligent despite his earlier advice to separate beef from other food to respect Hindu guests.

Hospital ordered to pay RM735,000 over death of retired doctor

The victim's husband says the intention of his suit is to send a message to hospitals and doctors that every life in their hands deserves their unstinting professionalism.

Declassify MH370 documents, say victims’ family members

The family members of the MH370 passengers say they need the documents, which have been sealed under the OSA, in their lawsuit against the government.

Govt admits hospital negligence for death of retired doctor

Lawyer notes 'callous and reckless conduct' of doctors and nurses at KL Hospital where Suzanne Isaacs once served.