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9/11 Wrongful Death Suit Has April 2010 Trial Date - 7/30/2009
Chris Robideaux
A federal judge in Manhattan has set next April 12 as the date for the first trial in the wrongful death lawsuits stemming from the 9/11 terror attacks. ...

Children of man who died at the hands of jail guards receive $425,000 settlement - 7/28/2009
Chris Robideaux
How much is a life worth in Spokane, Washington? About a dollar from each resident of Spokane County. The children of a man who died after a struggle with Spokane County jail guards will receive $425,000 from taxpayers. ...

Catholic Charities gets wrongful death suit in death of Ohio girl - 7/27/2009
Chris Robideaux
In a tragic case of church employees not knowing their own strength (or knowing and doing alleged wrong anyway), the mother of a 17-year-old Barberton, Ohio girl who died while she was a patient at a Cleveland treatment center last year filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. ...

McDonald's wrongful death case to be tried again, Florida judge rules - 7/22/2009
Chris Robideaux
Florida Circuit Judge Susan Gardner on Friday threw out the verdict in a wrongful death case brought by the parents of a man who died in a McDonald's parking lot brawl in Dade City, Florida. ...

Illinois Family Gets $2 million Wrongful Death Settlement In Lung Cancer Case - 7/21/2009
Chris Robideaux
An Illinois family has received a $2 million settlement in the case of a 58-year-old man who died after his lung cancer went undiagnosed for too long. ...

$2,250,000 Settlement in Wrongful Death Drowning of Child in Pool - 7/21/2009
Chris Robideaux
A $2,250,000 judgment has been granted to the parents of a 14-year-old eighth grader who drowned in an East (San Francisco) Bay swim center's public pool when three lifeguards on duty failed to see him submerged in 6 feet of water. ...

Blatant Design, Safety Flaws Underscore GM Wrongful Death Case - 7/17/2009
Chris Robideaux
An accident involving a GM-manufactured automobile that occurred in Perry County, Alabama, on June 26, 2005, and the subsequent wrongful death case arising from it points up fundamental GM design flaws which lead to extreme safety hazards. ...

Marine Safety boat kills 11-year old girl training to be lifeguard - 7/16/2009
Chris Robideaux
The irony and tragedy were hard-pressed to be outdone, as lifeguards in Huntington Beach, CA mourned and left flowers Wednesday at a makeshift memorial for an 11-year-old girl who was run down by a marine safety boat while training to be a lifeguard. ...

$1,350,000 Settlement in New Jersey Medical Malpractice Suit - 7/15/2009
Chris Robideaux
A $1,350,000 settlement has been won by the family of a New Jersey woman, following the death of the 62-year old wife and mother of three. The woman passed away after having an allergic reaction to hypertension medication that was given to her by her cardiologist. ...

Verdict Upheld in New York Injury Case Involving 11-Year Old Boy's Ankle Fracture - 7/14/2009
Chris Robideaux
A Kings County, New York trial judge has recently issued a written decision upholding a jury's verdict awarding $1,030,000 for an 11-year old boy's pain and suffering due to an ankle fracture sustained while in his school gym class. ...

Parents of Microsoft attorney who was killed by construction crane receive settlement - 7/13/2009
Chris Robideaux
Article tells of the wrongful death settlement reached in the case of Matt Ammon, Microsoft attorney who was killed by a fallen construction crane in Bellevue, Wash. ...

Wrongful death lawsuit settled in death of Rice University football player - 7/9/2009
Chris Robideaux
Article tells the story of a Rice University football player's wrongful death settlement as the result of a sickle cell-related syndrome. ...

W.A. Botting Company to Pay $4 Million to Settle Wrongful Death Case - 7/8/2009
Chris Robideaux
A Woodinville, Washington mechanical contracting company has settled a wrongful death case filed against it by the family of a mother of three. W.A. Botting Company has agreed to pay $4,000,000 to settle a wrongful death case filed in King County Superior Court. ...

Wrongful Death Case Involving Chicago Construction Company Settled - 7/7/2009
Chris Robideaux
Article concerns the $2.6 million settlement involving a Chicago construction company. ...

Personal Injury Case Advantage Likely With Early Mediation - 7/7/2009
Chris Robideaux
In tort law cases, the sooner you can get your personal injury case settled for a "fair and reasonable" amount, the better off both you and your client will be, and the happier your client will be. ...

Portland Police Bureau Settles Wrongful Death Case For $500,000 - 7/6/2009
Chris Robideaux
Portland Police have agreed to the largest reported settlement – $500,000 – involving a Portland police shooting, in the wrongful death case of biology student Raymond Gwerder. ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Singer Brandy Settled for $600,000 - 7/3/2009
Chris Robideaux
A wrongful death lawsuit brought against Brandy on behalf of the children of the woman killed in her December 2006 multi-car collision has reached a settlement of $600,000. ...

What to consider when making a wrongful death claim - 7/3/2009
Chris Robideaux
Has someone near and dear to you died due to the fault of another? Are you struggling with all of the questions that can take over in the wake of such a tragedy, such as - Should I sue? There are many factors to consider when deciding whether or not to make a wrongful death claim. ...

Kelsey Briggs Wrongful Death Case Reaches Settlement in Oklahoma - 7/2/2009
Chris Robideaux
Two-year-old Kelsey Smith-Briggs was murdered at her home near Meeker, Oklahoma in October of 2005. A settlement of $625,000 has been reached. Her mother and stepfather are now doing time. ...

Maryland Volunteer Firefighter Wrongful Death Case Settled - 7/1/2009
Chris Robideaux
Smithsburg, MD court records show that feuding emergency workers there have settled a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a volunteer firefighter's death. ...

New York City Hospital Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled - 6/29/2009
Chris Robideaux
A New York wrongful death lawsuit against New York City for $2 million has been settled by the family of a woman who died on a hospital floor struggling to get up while staffers ignored her, according to news reports. ...

Missouri Case Involving Drowned Children Settled For $304,000 - 6/26/2009
Chris Robideaux
A settlement has been reached between the parents of two Warrenton boys who drowned in a backyard pool in 2007 and the defendants who allegedly failed to supervise the children. ...

Nine Confirmed Dead in D.C. Metro Crash: Will Wrongful Death Suits Follow? - 6/25/2009
Chris Robideaux
A Metro train slammed into the back of a stopped train on the Red Line in Washington, D.C. during the height of rush hour Monday afternoon, killing at least nine people and injuring 76 others in the deadliest crash in the transit agency's 33-year history. ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled by Family of Seattle Cyclist - 6/23/2009
Chris Robideaux
The family of a 19-year-old man, whose death on a Seattle street in 2007 triggered a community outpouring for better bike-safety measures, has settled a lawsuit (for an undisclosed amount) against the company that owned the dump truck that crushed him. ...

Russian Student Receives $2,000,000 Settlement in Branson, Missouri Motel Injury Case - 6/23/2009
Chris Robideaux
Branson, Missouri, Summer of 2008. A Russian student working there for the summer suffered a severe head injury in a 20-foot fall off a motel balcony, and now recently reached a $2 million settlement of his Christian County premises liability case against the motel. ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Involving Firefighter Settled for $300,000 in Frederick, MD - 6/19/2009
Chris Robideaux
Frederick County, Maryland has recently agreed to pay $300,000 to the family of one Andrew Waybright settle a lawsuit stemming from the death of a firefighter trainee felled by heatstroke in 2002 ...

$11 million verdict in Florida rendered in Mitsubishi product liability case - 6/17/2009
Chris Robideaux
An $11 million verdict in Florida has been rendered in a Mitsubishi product liability case involving a defective seat belt and a dead 25-year old man. ...

Consider the Long Term Consequences Involved in Your Personal Injury Case over Accident Type - 6/16/2009
Chris Robideaux
When looking into whether or not to sue for accident damages, there are a few things to keep close in mind. ...

California Personal Injury Judgments Award Plaintiffs Highest Dollar Amount - 6/15/2009
Chris Robideaux
Although California personal injury plaintiffs are among the best compensated injury victims in the country, California juries still need adequate convincing that the defendant is liable. ...

Family of Princeton teen receives settlement in 2005 wrongful-death suit - 6/10/2009
Chris Robideaux
The family of a teen who died in a 2005 three-car accident will receive $760,000 in a wrongful death lawsuit against the township and the drivers, a report in the Times of Trenton said. ...

Damages in a Wrongful Death Case Can Be Complicated to Figure - 6/10/2009
Chris Robideaux
Survivors of those who've died in a case of wrongful death can usually sue for medical bills for the care of the person who was injured, as well as for burial expenses, though potential future earnings must be figured in as well. ...

There Are Time Limits for Filing a Wrongful Death Claim - 6/8/2009
Chris Robideaux
If you have a wrongful death/personal injury case on yoour hands, it should be known that each state has a limit on the amount of time a person has to file a wrongful death lawsuit in court. The length of time can vary, from one year to as long as three years. ...

When Making a Wrongful Death Claim in California, Consider This - 6/5/2009
Chris Robideaux
In California, you only have a two year statute of limitations to file a wrongful death lawsuit. But you have only six months to file a claim if a public entity is involved, and delay in speaking with an attorney can make it difficult to obtain key evidence such as vehicle skid marks after it rains. ...

Father of Girl Who Died Due to 'Religious Neglect' Vies For Justice - 6/2/2009
Chris Robideaux
The father of a girl who died under questionable circumstances cannot present new evidence on behalf of his daughter's estate in an attempt to prove her death was caused in part by conflicting legal or medical advice from lawyers and members of the shadowy Watchtower Society. ...

Family of Victim of California Prison Neglect Wins $300,000 Judgement - 6/1/2009
Chris Robideaux
In a case of "small comfort" style justice, the family of one Luan Morales won a $300,000 wrongful death settlement in 2007, following an instance of unbelievable and deadly neglect. A female inmate at the West Valley Detention Center in San Bernardino County, California, Morales bled to death in custody from a critical pregnancy complication which required immediate care. ...

Arizona Jury Awards $1.5 million to Family of Slain Couple - 5/30/2009
Chris Robideaux
An Arizona jury has awarded $1.5 million May 22 to two Tucson sisters whose parents were murdered by one of the sisters' sons in 2005. ...

Dog Bite Law in California Includes "Strict Liability" For Dog Owners - 5/26/2009
Chris Robideaux
Dog Bite statute in California is "designed...to prevent dogs from being a hazard to the community." The California statute also benefits the public by reducing the conflict that could otherwise follow a dog attack. Because liability is automatic, the dog owner and the victim can maintain their personal relationship unharmed by the threat of litigation, accusations of wrongdoing, or a drawn out claims process. ...

Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Legally Tie Consumers' Hands - 5/20/2009
Chris Robideaux
Most consumers are unaware of mandatory arbitration clauses which have become a routine part of the fine print in most financial, telecom and employment contracts, as well as numerous other customer agreements which are so casually adhered to ...

Supreme Court Ruling Says 'No' To Mothers Suing For Maternity Leave Compensation - 5/20/2009
Chris Robideaux
Four AT&T Corp. employees who took maternity leave between 1968 and 1976 sued the company to get their leave time credited toward their pensions. Their pregnancies occurred before the 1979 Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which barred companies from treating pregnancy leaves differently from other disability leaves. ...

Frivolous Lawsuits and Prop 64 Get Test in California Court Decision - 5/18/2009
Chris Robideaux
Consumer class-action lawsuits in California, which have encountered mounting skepticism from courts, now face a major test in a tobacco case to be decided Monday by the state Supreme Court. ...

Police Shooting of Boy Points Up Issue of Lethal Use of Force - 5/15/2009
Chris Robideaux
A 15-year old boy, shot by L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies, looks forward to having his day in court, as both sides have their say in a controversial case. ...

What's The Hold Up? - 5/14/2009
Brian J. Murphy
A look at the stages of personal injury lawsuits. ...

OASDI cost will increase more rapidly than tax income - 5/13/2009
Chris Robideaux
The worsening of the long-range actuarial status of the OASDI program indi­cated in this report is principally the result of projected lower levels of eco­nomic activity that reflect the recent economic downturn. ...

Kansas Jury Awards Record Damages in Accident Lawsuit - 5/13/2009
Chris Robideaux
A Kansas jury has awarded a record $23.5 million in a lawsuit involving a 2006 accident between two tractor trailers that occurred in New Mexico. One person died and another suffered a severe spinal cord injury. ...

Faulty Nuva Ring Birth Control Device Sparking Wave of Lawsuits - 5/13/2009
Chris Robideaux
There have been a spate of deaths and class action lawsuits in recent years involving implanted medical devices, and one of the latest culprits is the NuvaRing birth control device, which has now sparked a massive backlash on the manufacturer Organon Pharmaceuticals. ...

Some Common Facts About Personal Injury Cases and Your Rights - 5/13/2009
Chris Robideaux
The most common type of personal injury claims are road traffic accidents, accidents at work, tripping accidents, assault claims, accidents in the home, and holiday accidents. ...

Why Personal Injury Cases Can Take So Long To Reach a Just Settlement - 5/4/2009
Chris Robideaux
In this article, I will attempt to pin down the inherent causes of the anxiety and impatience some people feel when their personal injury case seems to drag on forever, with no clear resolution in site. Personal injury litigation can sometimes take years, with little hope in sight, at times, of seeing any substantial reward. But that's no reason to lose hope, as with a little perseverence and the law (and a good personal injury lawyer) on your side, justice isn' so far-fetched an idea after all. ...

Traffic: One Of My Procedures - 4/26/2009
Diego Norte
In this issue, I want to talk about getting "free" traffic from StumbleUpon. It can be used for almost any kind of site, but I especially recommend it for your blog. ...

HOMEOPATHY APPROCH IN STOCHCANCER AND ITS MANAGEMENT - 10/30/2008
Dr Harshad Raval MD[hom]
Honorary consultant homeopathy physician to his Excellency governors of Gujarat India. Qualified MD consultant homeopath ,International Homeopathy adviser, books writer and columnist. Specialist in kidney, cancer, psoriasis, leucoderma and other chronic disease ...

Manslaughter by gross negligence - 1/4/2006

Under English law, where a person causes death through extreme carelessness or incompetence, gross negligence is required. ...

Unlawful act manslaughter - 1/3/2006

Under English law, according to R v Creamer (1966), a person is guilty of involuntary manslaughter when he or she intends an unlawful act that is likely to do harm to the person, and death results which was neither foreseen nor intended. ...

Misdemeanor manslaughter - 1/3/2006

In the United States, this is a lesser version of felony murder and covers a person who causes the death of another while committing a misdemeanor: a violation of the law that does not rise to the level of a felony. ...

Motor manslaughter - 1/3/2006

Because of a reluctance by juries to convict when the charge was manslaughter, a statutory offence of "causing death by dangerous driving" was introduced. ...

Manslaughter by gross negligence - 1/3/2006

Under English law, where a person causes death through extreme carelessness or incompetence, gross negligence is required. ...

What is Manslaughter? - 1/3/2006

Manslaughter, also called criminally negligent homicide in the United States or culpable homicide in Scotland, arises when criminal liability as a homicide is imposed on those who kill. ...

Symptoms of Toxic mold - 1/3/2006

Human bodies can tolerate molds and mycotoxins in small quantities. In larger quantities, they can be a health hazard. Molds are a very common human allergen. Because exposure to mycotoxins is relatively rare, allergic effects are more common than toxic effects. ...

Remedies for Toxic mold - 1/3/2006

There are many remedies which is mentioned here in this article. ...

Causes of Toxic mold - 1/3/2006

Molds are ubiquitous in nature, and mold spores are a common component of household dust. The term toxic mold is sometimes used to refer to mold-related indoor air quality problems. ...

What is Toxic mold? - 1/3/2006

Molds are ubiquitous in nature, and mold spores are a common component of household dust. The term toxic mold is sometimes used to refer to mold-related indoor air quality problems. ...

Wrongful death claim - 1/3/2006

Wrongful death is a claim in tort against a person who can be held liable for a death. ...

What is Brain damage? - 1/3/2006

Brain damage or brain injury is the destruction or degeneration of brain cells. ...

What is Brain? - 1/3/2006

In the anatomy of animals, the brain, or encephalon, is the higher, supervisory center of the nervous system. ...

What is Spinal cord? - 1/3/2006

The spinal cord is a part of the vertebrate nervous system that is enclosed in and protected by the vertebral column (it passes through the spinal canal). It consists of nerve cells. ...

What do you mean by Back injury? - 1/3/2006

The human spine and associated muscles are particularly vulnerable to some types of injury, being both a highly flexible structure and subject to a great deal of stress as the main load-bearer of the torso. ...

What do you mean by Medical malpractice? - 1/3/2006

The basic definition of medical malpractice is an act or omission by a health care provider which deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community causing injury to the patient. ...

What is Basilar skull fracture? - 1/3/2006

Basilar skull fractures, breaks in bones at the base of the skull, require more force to cause than cranial vault fractures. ...

What is Comminuted Skull fracture? - 1/3/2006

Comminuted skull fractures, those in which a bone is shattered into many pieces, can result in bits of bone being driven into the brain, lacerating it. ...

What is Linear Skull fracture? - 1/3/2006

Linear skull fractures, the most common type of skull fracture, occur in 62% of patients with severe head injury. ...

What is Skull fracture? - 1/3/2006

A skull fracture is a break in one or more of the bones in the skull caused by a head injury. ...

What is Penetrating head injury? - 1/3/2006

A penetrating head injury, or open head injury, is a head injury in which the dura mater, the outer layer of the meninges, is breached. ...

What is Head injury? - 1/3/2006

Head injury is a trauma to the head, that may or may not include injury to the brain (see also brain injury). ...

Traumatic brain injury - 1/3/2006

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called acquired brain injury, intracranial injury, or simply head injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. ...

Consumer protection in United States - 1/3/2006

In the United States there are a variety of laws on the federal or state levels that deal with consumer affairs including the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act, Fair Billing Act, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and much more. Federal consumer protection laws are usually enforced by the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. ...

What do you mean by Consumer protection? - 1/3/2006

Consumer protection is government regulation to protect the interests of consumers ...

Product liability and breach of warranty - 1/3/2006

Warranties are statements by a manufacturer or seller concerning a product during a commercial transaction. ...


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