Accident And Injury (page 28)


Costa Concordia Survivors Face Mounting Legal Obstacles

Survivors of the sunken Costa Concordia cruise ship may have a series of regulatory obstacles to clear before they receive compensation for their injuries and...

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  • Feb 27, 2012

Trooper Cleared in Taser Incident, But Questions Remain

A Florida Highway Patrol State Trooper has been cleared of wrongdoing after a Taser incident left a 20-year-old woman in a vegetative state, but questions...

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  • Feb 20, 2012

South Carolina Bus Accident Injures Nine

A Greenville County, South Carolina bus accident has sent nine people to the hospital, including seven students and the drivers of both vehicles that collided,...

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  • Feb 15, 2012

Georgia Passes New Golf Cart Law

Georgia has passed new laws for golf carts, seeking to make them and their drivers safer when driven on the road and helping avoid golf...

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  • Feb 3, 2012

More NFL Players Join Concussion Lawsuits

More current and former players have filed lawsuits against the NFL for purportedly negligent and fraudulent actions regarding the research, handling, and treatment of concussions,...

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  • Jan 27, 2012

Arm Amputation Leads to Hefty Fines for Jennie-O

Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc. has been fined heftily for numerous safety violations at their Barron, Wisconsin facility that led to the amputation of a worker’s...

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  • Jan 24, 2012

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

Florida Senate Passes Bill Awarding Accident Victim $10.75 Million

The Florida State Senate has passed a bill approving a $10.75 million settlement for Eric Brody, who was seriously injured when hit by a Broward...

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  • Jan 12, 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

Fatal Drunk Driving Accident in Duluth Leads to Civil Suit

The family of a man killed in a car accident a year ago is suing the Gwinnett Country restaurant that served alcohol to the two...

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  • Dec 15, 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