Accident And Injury (page 20)


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

Legoland Florida Avoids Government Regulations for Ride Inspections

Legoland Florida, a new theme park in Polk County set to open next month, has sidestepped government oversight concerning the safety of its rides, due...

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  • Sep 27, 2011

Florida Trucker Arrested in Fatal Crash Had Long Criminal History

A Florida truck driver that caused a fatal crash in Columbus, Nebraska in August had a long criminal history, according to the Columbus Telegram. John...

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  • Sep 23, 2011

Family May File Wrongful Death Suit Against Nightclub Owners

A family in Palmetto is preparing to file a Florida wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of a nightclub for negligent security. The deceased, 25-year-old...

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  • Sep 20, 2011

Cell Phone Use While Driving Can Be Costly

Though the use of a cell phone to call or text is perfectly legal in the state of Florida, many drivers are finding that this...

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  • Sep 9, 2011