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6 Sep 2012, 1:12 pm by Scarlett
A 17-month-old boy walked into the path of a car traveling on Loraine Lane in Lancaster County and [...] [read post]
24 Aug 2012, 8:37 am by Scarlett
Early Sunday morning, around 3:50 a.m., two people lost their lives due to a violent head-on car collision near [...] [read post]
7 Sep 2012, 9:47 am by Scarlett
According to the Allstate Insurance Company’s List of Cities with the Best Drivers, Columbia alarmingly ranks 134 out of [...] [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 12:36 pm by Scarlett
A mother and resident of Columbia S.C., has just been sentenced to 10 years in prison due to [...] [read post]
6 Sep 2012, 1:24 pm by Scarlett
Four individuals riding in a Cadillac on Wednesday afternoon on Skyline Road were taken to the hospital for [...] [read post]
10 May 2013, 11:16 am by Robert Reeves
According to WYFF news, a woman, who was driving under the influence of pain medication, stuck and killed a Department of Transportation worker as she was driving home.  The man was rushed to the hospital; however, he died a few hours later.  The woman states that she did not remember the accident, but has stated [...]The post Car Accident Results in DOT Worker’s Death: Family May Be Entitled to Wrongful Death Claim appeared first on . [read post]
6 Feb 2014, 11:01 am by Harris Personal Injury
What You Need to Know about Wrongful Death Lawsuits If you have lost a loved one due to another person’s negligence, intentional behavior, carelessness or reckless behavior, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit against that person. A lawsuit is often the last thing on anybody’s mind during the grieving process, but it’s important to get the ball rolling on the case. Medical bills, funeral expenses and a loss of expected income are just a few of the financial burdens that… [read post]
10 Jun 2012, 9:46 am by structuredsettlements
A New Jersey Appellate Court has concluded that an heir's loss of a prospective inheritance resulting from the imposition of increased estate taxes- incurred due to the premature death of a decedent... This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content, If you find yourself on FAEMM community, back out and type in www. [read post]
6 Feb 2014, 10:43 am by Harris Personal Injury
View Larger Map Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in North Park Law enforcement officials are still looking for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in North Park. This crash claimed the life of a motorcyclist, 32-year-old Seamus O’Bryan. His friend, who was riding on the back of the motorcycle, was injured in the crash. The wreck happened on the 2800 block of University Avenue just after 12:30 a.m. on Friday. According to ABC News Channel 10, the driver fled in an off-white 1998 to 2000… [read post]
14 Aug 2010, 11:23 am by vashton
The Georgia Department of Transportation has reached a $600,000 settlement and offered a formal apology to the Heller family, for the wrongful death of Patricia Heller, who was instantly killed when her taxi crashed into a tree off I-85 in 2003. A healthcare consultant, Patricia Heller had just arrived in Atlanta to meet with her new employers to discuss opening a Boston office. She was heading from Hartsfield-Jackson airport, when her taxi hydroplaned on the rain-slick road and crashed into a… [read post]
12 Apr 2012, 11:25 am
The Insurance Journal is reporting that if Trayvon Martin's family files a wrongful death lawsuit they might name the homeowners association where the shooter Zimmerman lived and where the shooting occurred. The reason for this is that if Zimmerman's claim that he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense is upheld by the judge or a jury, Florida's "stand your ground law" would also protect him from a civil lawsuit. if Zimmerman is acquitted or otherwise cleared, the Martin family could sue The Retreat… [read post]
27 Dec 2013, 11:14 am by Harris Personal Injury
View Larger Map Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash in San Diego On Sunday, a multi-car crash took the life of one person and sent at least two other people to the hospital. The four-vehicle wreck happened in the Harborview area. ABC Channel 10 News reports that the crash happened at about 7:10 p.m. at the intersection of Grape Street and Harbor Drive. According to Michelle Ganon, director of marketing communications for the Port of San Diego, parts of Harbor Drive were closed until after midnight. One of the… [read post]
7 Apr 2012, 12:15 pm by admin
Fatal accidents happen when various conditions are met, including: High speeds Trucks Drunk driving, especially when combined with high speeds and trucks Trains In many instances, high speeds and drunk driving may be considered to be the negligent behavior that causes heinous injuries and wrongful death in vehicle accidents. If a loved one died in a fatal accident, contact an accident attorney as soon as possible. Our experienced fatal accident attorneys advise you of your rights when wrongful… [read post]
23 Aug 2012, 3:17 pm by Kayla K
Wrongful death occurs as a result of negligence, whether someone took action that resulted in wrongful death, or if they failed to act entirely.  This can happen as misdiagnoses or from surgical mistakes on the part of a doctor, or more commonly in cases of vehicular and pedestrian accidents.  If you have lost a loved one and you believe it is a case of wrongful death, do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney and seek counsel immediately. It’s understandable that many families who… [read post]
29 Mar 2013, 2:10 am by Bob Briskman
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the father of a man killed by an alleged drunk driver, claiming that the man who caused the death had been served alcohol at the Madison County Fairgrounds before the crash. The lawsuit was filed in Madison County Circuit Court by William H. Dittmar, as representative of the estate of William E. Dittmar, naming as defendants the Helvetia Sharpshooters Society, Shaw’s Shack Inc. and Madison County. The lawsuit claims that the deceased was a passenger… [read post]
5 Apr 2011, 5:31 am by admin
After you have lost a loved one to tragedy and the negligence of another person or entity – you may not be functioning in a way that keeps the best interest of your loved ones and family in mind. This is an understandable and expected occurrence. However, you and your family are also in a very vulnerable position and the best advice at this point is to seek the counsel and guidance of an attorney trained to protect future claims. Most people are unaware that an attorney can function as an advocate… [read post]
4 Feb 2011, 4:31 am by by PritzkerLaw
Yale researchers have discovered something about Salmonella that might lead to a new class of anit-microbial therapies that would neutralize the pathogen once inside the human body. The findings were published this week in Science Express and summarized by the university's public relations department. Salmonella is a leading cause of food poisoning in the United States -- the No. 1 cause of food poisoning hospitalizations and deaths. Salmonella outbreaks sicken 1.2 million people annually and kill… [read post]
29 Jan 2014, 11:39 am by Harris Personal Injury
View Larger Map Woman Struck by SDG&E Truck Killed While Protecting Children On Wednesday, a woman was struck and killed by a San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) truck. The incident happened on the 300 block of Cottonwood Street just after 7:30 a.m. According to ABC Channel 10 News, 37-year-old Ana Herrera Rodriguez was walking her daughter and her daughter’s friend to school. Witness reports indicate that Rodriguez was trying to push the children behind her to safety before she was… [read post]
22 Jul 2011, 11:07 am
To those family members that survive the death of a loved one, an untimely death can be both devastating emotionally as well as a financial nightmare. The expression that time heals all wounds even the loss of a loved one is very true. From personal experience, having lost my father some 23 years ago, while I think of him each and every day, the painful wounds over the passage of time have healed. In situations where a untimely death of a family member has been caused by a third person's… [read post]
25 Apr 2013, 3:43 am by briadm
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Belleville doctor for allegedly prescribing an improper pain medication that caused a patient’s death. The lawsuit was filed on February 1 in St. Clair County Circuit Court by Nanette Stein, daughter of Lena Williams and special administrator of her estate. The complaint alleges that Williams received treatment in March of 2012 at the Southern Illinois Brain and Spine Center and was prescribed Fentanyl transdermal, a pain medication in patch… [read post]