Month: January 2017

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Man Hit by Former MI Prosecutor in Crash Files Personal Injury Lawsuit

Bar may have over-served driver night of crash A Michigan man hit by a former assistant prosecutor recently filed a car accident personal injury lawsuit against the driver and may also investigate whether a local bar over-served the defendant the night of the crash. The suit, filed in Kent County Circuit Court, alleges the defendant […]
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Medical University of South Carolina warns thousands of patients about infection risk

Potentially deadly bacteria found in medical devices used in open heart surgery The Medical University of South Carolina recently announced as many as 3,000 patients may be at risk of infection after learning medical equipment used in open heart surgeries since 2012 tested positive for potentially deadly bacteria. While no victims have stepped forward yet, […]
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School district reaches $10 million settlement in school bus crash lawsuit

Five children serious injured after driver lost control of vehicle The Orange County (California) Unified School District recently agreed to settle a school bus crash lawsuit with the families of five-children serious injured after the vehicle’s driver lost control and slammed into an embankment. The $10 million settlement comes just days before the case was […]
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Family Files Lawsuit Against Trucking Company Over Negligent Hiring

Suit claims defendants hired unsafe driver A California Highway Patrol trooper, his wife, and brother recently filed a personal injury lawsuit against a trucking company they say should be held responsible for the brother’s catastrophic injuries. The attorneys for the plaintiff seek $350 million in total compensation from CRST, Inc. and several other defendants to […]
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Researcher files personal injury lawsuit against university after explosion

Lawsuit claims laboratory supervisors failed to warn victim or provide safety training A researcher who suffered a catastrophic injury in a laboratory explosion recently filed a personal injury lawsuit against the University of Hawaii, claiming supervisors failed to properly warn her about the risks associated with the research methods. The claim alleges the university was […]
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Jury awards former UCLA star $35 million in motorcycle accident lawsuit

California Department of Transportation ignored years of safety warnings After a six-week trial, a California jury handed down a record $35 million verdict to a former UCLA football star who lost his left leg in a traffic accident caused in part by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). The victim nearly lost his life after […]
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Seattle jury hands down $28 million verdict to bicyclist hit by car

Jury holds valet company responsible for negligent business practices A Seattle-jury recently handed down a massive, $28-million verdict to a bicyclist severely injured by a valet driver taking an illegal route to park cars. The victim, who had over 200,000 miles under his belt, can no longer move his lower body and suffered a traumatic […]
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Metro blames DCFEMS in response to L’Enfant Plaza smoke lawsuit

Catastrophic incident left one dead, 80 hospitalized Almost two-years to the day of the deadly L’Enfant Plaza Metro smoke incident, dozens of victims filed suit against the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) claiming the organization is responsible for their injuries. Metro subsequently wasted no time denying the allegations, insisting DCFEMS is actually responsible for […]
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$19.3 million settlement reached in birth injury lawsuit

Parents of child harmed by medical malpractice hold negligent doctors responsible for their medical mistakes The parents of a young girl badly harmed during her delivery recently secured a significant award from the Scranton, Pennsylvania hospital where the child was born. The settlement will help to pay for the victim’s ongoing medical care, which she […]
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