A wrongful death lawsuit centering around the death of an iron worker who lost his life in a construction accident on the Northwestern University campus in Chicago, Illinois is moving ahead. 57-year-old iron worker, Michael Kerr, was perished on May 16, 2013. A construction crane knocked a 16-foot, 70 lb beam ...
On September 27, 2012, 12-year-old Hailey Ratliff rode her bicycle home from Sinaloa Middle School in Novato California when she was struck and killed by a motorist. Ratliff's family filed suit against both the driver and the City of Novato. The case continued until 2014, when it was recently settled ...
October 2, 2014
Yvone and Ronald Rouse filed a wrongful death suit against several local and state agencies after the death of their son, Ronald. Ronald Rouse, an 18-year-old senior and football player at Hartsville High School, was playing in a home game against Crestwood High on Oct. 5, 2012 when he called a ...
September 29, 2014
On March 10, 2013, an SUV driven by an Ohio teen crashed through a guardrail and into a pond, killing the driver and five of the other seven passengers of the vehicle. Relatives of three of the boys killed are now suing the City of Trumbull County, seeking at least $25,000 ...
September 26, 2014
An Ohio woman was recently awarded $1.2 million in a medical malpractice suit after a slow diagnosis left her unable to draw deep breaths. Victoria Stamper visited Dr. Michael Draznik in 2009, complaining of abdominal pains. Dr. Draznik's ordered Stamper to surgery; a partial hysterectomy. When this failed to alleviate Stamper's ...
On the night of Jan, 15, 2013, a natural gas explosion rocked the Lincoln Park public housing facility in Huntsville, Alabama. A white-hot fireball pierced the night sky and when the smoke cleared, three residents of the housing complex were left badly burned. Cheri Melissa Kent and her two children, aged ...
September 23, 2014
NASCAR three time champion Tony Stewart is still waiting to hear if he will be charged with the death of 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. who lost his life at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on August 9th. Ward got out of his racing car ready to confront Stewart while under caution. He ...
September 16, 2014
A victim of an accident at East Durham, New York at the Zoom Flume Water Park will focus on his recovery after he sustained severe injuries recently requiring multiple surgeries. A local pastor was injured while riding a water slide. He was part of a local youth group visiting the attraction. ...
September 9, 2014
There is an increasing number of bus companies involved in the double-decker sightseeing business in New York City but at the moment there is no mandatory requirement to report bus accidents to New York City’s licensing agency. At present there are five different entities, which include the Consumer Affairs Department, ...
September 3, 2014
A woman died in a motorcycle accident recently on Interstate 84. The victim was riding as a pillion passenger on a motorcycle on the eastbound lane in West Hartford, Connecticut. The motorcycle came to an abrupt stop and crashed into a car in front. The motorcycle fell onto its side, throwing ...
Amusement parks often have safety problems but it is important to ensure the safety of the millions of people every year who ride them for leisure. Attention to detail is required when inspecting amusement park equipment. Recently, attention was turned to safety in amusement parks when a tree branch fell onto ...
August 18, 2014
A young man was seriously injured in an auto accident in Argyle, New York which took place at the CR-49 and ST-40 intersection recently. A car driven by a 17 year old ran a stop sign and drove into the path of a Jeep Wrangler. The driver reacted quickly and narrowly ...
When a man complained about a drug he was given for leg and back pain, his doctor altered his prescription to methadone, a narcotic pain killer. The man took the prescription to a Walgreens pharmacy and took the first of the pills. 36 hours later he was found dead on the bathroom ...
August 12, 2014
A woman recently suffered injuries in a parking lot when a car hit her minivan. The crash inflicted hip and back injuries. These types of injuries can be life changing and the woman may never fully recover. At the time of the accident the woman drove inside a Home Depot parking ...
The elderly are often seen as vulnerable in our communities as they become more dependent on other people in order to survive. As a result, hundreds die through wrongful deaths, neglect, abuse and even financial fraud when they are put into a nursing home by their relatives. There are many examples ...