Accident And Injury (page 20)


Owners of Dangerous Dogs Could Face Felonies, If Bill Passes

New dog ownership legislation has been proposed in Georgia, placing more responsibility on owners to keep dangerous dogs from causing harm. The proposed change in...

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  • Jan 19, 2012

Georgia Car Crash with State Trooper Claims Life of Braves Trainer's Wife

Tragedy struck Atlanta on New Year’s Eve when Kathy Porter, wife of the head trainer of the Atlanta Braves, was struck and killed by a...

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  • Jan 6, 2012

Georgia Super Speeder Law Yields Mixed Results

Two years after the “Super Speeder” law was passed in Georgia, the results are in. According to FOX 31, the mixed results show both a...

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  • Dec 30, 2011

$8.8 Million Auto Accident Verdict Awarded to Family of Florida Woman

The family of a woman killed in a horrific car crash has been awarded a verdict of $8.8 million, according to the HuffPost Miami. Myriam...

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  • Dec 27, 2011

Segway Brain Injury Leads to $10 Million Verdict

John Ezzo, a 23-year-old from Norwalk, Connecticut, was awarded a $10 million verdict after a Segway accident left him with significant brain injuries. According to...

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  • Dec 20, 2011

Slip and Fall Victim Awarded $1.9 Million Settlement

A personal injury lawsuit filed against the former owners of a Perkins Restaurant in Budd Lake, New Jersey settled last month for $1.9 million, reports...

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  • Dec 14, 2011

Georgia Wrongful Death Case Results in $9.85 Million Verdict

A Gwinnett County jury awarded $9.85 million to the parents of a toddler who drowned at an unlicensed daycare facility in Buford, according to CBS46...

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  • Dec 7, 2011

Birth Injury Case Settles for $7.5 Million

Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp. will pay $7.5 million to the family of a 9-year-old girl who was permanently disabled as a result of alleged...

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  • Dec 7, 2011

Fatal Jaywalking Case: Raquel Nelson to be Retried

Raquel Nelson will receive a second chance to be acquitted of charges against her in a jaywalking accident that led to the death of her...

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  • Nov 8, 2011

World-Class Wheelchair Athlete Hit by Car in DUI Hit-and-Run

South African Krige Schabort, a world-class wheelchair racer, was injured in a hit-and-run accident that was allegedly caused by a man driving under the influence....

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  • Nov 3, 2011

Construction Accident Leads to $15 Million Settlement

Workers injured in a construction accident in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens have settled with project contractors for more than $15 million. The accident occurred when...

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  • Oct 25, 2011

Concussions, Brain Injuries on the Rise in Youth

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, more children are visiting the emergency room with traumatic brain injuries, including concussions. According to a...

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  • Oct 21, 2011

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Family of Promising Football Player

The premature death of football player Ja’Quayvin Smalls has reportedly led to a wrongful death lawsuit against the athletic personnel at Western Carolina University, where...

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  • Oct 14, 2011

DUI Accident Kills Georgia College Student

A student at the University of West Georgia (UWG) was reportedly killed on Saturday when his motorcycle struck the side of a car that had...

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  • Oct 6, 2011

YMCA Brain Injury Lawsuit Settles

Three years ago, 17-year-old Cody Roszina suffered a brain injury at the Cherokee County YMCA. Last week, his brain injury lawsuit was settled for just...

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  • Sep 27, 2011