Accident And Injury (page 18)


Motorist Driving Wrong Way on I-275 Causes Fatal Crash, Had 10 Citations

A motorist driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 275 was involved in a head-on collision that left one dead and three others, including himself,...

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  • Jul 20, 2012

Swallowed Grill Brush Bristles Posing Risk of Injury?

It was reported that from 2011 to 2012 six people were taken to the emergency department of Rhode Island Hospital with wire bristles from grill...

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  • Jul 19, 2012

Lawsuit Filed for Girl Injured by Foul Ball

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a six year old girl who suffered serious brain injuries after being struck with a baseball at...

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  • Jul 18, 2012

Hot Coffee

On February 27, 1992, 79-year-old Stella Liebeck spilled a cup of McDonald’s coffee and ignited a media firestorm. She suffered third-degree burns from the coffee...

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  • Jul 11, 2012

Georgia Supreme Court: Disabled Child Can Attend Malpractice Trial

The Georgia Supreme Court granted an appeal to a family that said their disabled child was wrongly excluded from attending her own medical malpractice trial....

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  • Jul 10, 2012

Study: Zofran Could Cause Dangerous Irregular Heart Rhythm

A new clinical study has confirmed that intravenous doses of nausea drug Zofran (ondansetron) could cause a potentially-fatal irregular heart rhythm. According to Cardiovascular Business\,...

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  • Jul 4, 2012

Man Charged After Causing Fatal Car Accident

A man has been charged with vehicular homicide after causing a crash on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard that killed a woman last week. According to...

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  • Jul 4, 2012

Georgia Officials Crack Down on Drunken Driving

Georgia officials are cracking down on drunken driving, for both automobiles and boats, as the July 4th holiday weekend approaches. According to The Augusta Chronicle,...

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  • Jul 3, 2012

Orlando Woman Charged in Crash that Killed Motorcyclist

An Orlando woman has been charged after striking a motorcycle from behind, killing the 25-year-old driver, according to recent reports. Yetta Maritza Ospina, 27, was...

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  • Jun 29, 2012

Lake Lanier a Hotspot for Boating Accidents

The recent horrific boating accident that saw the deaths of two young boys has illustrated the dangerous state of affairs on the [Atlanta}(/atlanta/)water getaway Lake...

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  • Jun 29, 2012

Man Crushed in Heavy Machinery

A 38-year-old man was crushed to death in an accident involving heavy machinery at the Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, which is located in south Forsyth....

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  • Jun 28, 2012

Johnson & Johnson Sold Vaginal Mesh after FDA Order to Stop

Johnson & Johnson is in hot water yet again for their relationship with federal regulators over their problematic vaginal mesh devices. According to Bloomberg, Johnson...

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  • Jun 27, 2012

Lake Lanier Boat Accident Leaves at Least One Child Dead

A man has been charged with boating under the influence after causing a boat crash on Lake Lanier that left one child dead, another child...

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  • Jun 22, 2012

Teenage Pedestrian Struck by Van and Killed in Florida

A 14-year-old South Florida girl is dead after a man driving van allegedly swerved out of his lane and hit the pedestrian, dragging her more...

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  • Jun 21, 2012

Recent Deadly Accident Illustrates Dangers of DUI

The crash that killed one teen and led to serious criminal charges against another has gripped Georgia and further illustrated the serious dangers of driving...

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  • Jun 21, 2012