Injury

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  • School Bus Mishaps November 24, 2017 School Bus Mishaps Source: Flickr Buses are a fairly safe mode of transportation. However, they can be very dangerous if they are involved in an accident. Bus accidents often result in serious injuries and even death. Factors that…
  • 1 Killed in Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles on Interstate 75 in Sarasota County November 24, 2017 Person Killed in Deadly Interstate 75 Multi-Vehicle Crash Sarasota County, Florida (November 24, 2017) – A crash involving multiple vehicles left one person dead and injured several others along Interstate 75 in Sarasota County on Thursday…
  • One Person Killed in Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Crash in Jacksonville November 24, 2017 One Killed in Downtown Jacksonville Pedestrian Accident Jacksonville, Florida (November 24, 2017) – A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle on Thursday night in the downtown area. The Jacksonville County Sheriff's Office responded to the…
  • William Giddins, 19, Hospitalized after Two Vehicles Collide in Escambia November 24, 2017 William Giddins Injured in Crash on County Road 99 in Escambia County Escambia County, Florida (November 24, 2017) – A 19-year-old driver was seriously injured on Thursday after his vehicle crashed with another on County Road 99, according to…
  • 1 Killed in Private Plane Crash on Camp Blanding near Starke November 24, 2017 Pilot Killed in Thanksgiving Day Private Plane Crash near Starke Starke, Florida (November 24, 2017) – A private plane pilot was killed on Thanksgiving Day after a plane crashed near Starke, according to the Federal Aviation Administration news…
  • Sydney Pender Killed in Largo Motorcycle Crash on 66th Street near 142th Street November 24, 2017 27-Year-Old Sydney Pender Killed in Motorcycle Crash with Car in Largo Largo, Florida (November 24, 2017) –A 27-year-old man died fatal motorcycle collision with a car Thursday morning in Largo, according to a police report. Sydney Pender, 27,…
  • PA: Federal Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction to Prevent State from Dissolving Med Mal Insurer and Taking its Money November 24, 2017 Two weeks ago, I reported that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was attempting to use surplus funds from a med mal insurer that was created by state law, but was not a part of state government. Pennsylvania, trying to balance its...
  • The importance of getting out your Long Term Disability Application early in Ontario November 24, 2017 Our law firm handles many short term disability, and long term disability cases against large insurance companies. These insurers include but aren't limited to: Manulife, Sun Life, Great West Life, Industrial Alliance, SSQ, Desjardins, Co-Operators,…
  • Recreational Use Statute November 24, 2017 Recreational use statutes encourage landowners to open land for public recreational use by providing the landowner immunity from liability for personal injury. The purpose of the recreational use statute is to encourage the opening of lands to the…
  • Do I Have a Third-Party Claim? November 24, 2017 Workplace accidents may cause severe injuries that leave you temporarily or permanently unable to return to work. In most cases, you would apply for workers' compensation benefits to cover a portion of your medical expenses and lost income. You would…
  • Lloyd McSheehy, 78, and Kathleen McSheehy, 72, Victims in Fatal Putnam Crash on US 17 near Satsuma November 24, 2017 FHP Identify Lloyd McSheehy and Kathleen McSheehy US 17 Head-On Crash near Satsuma Putnam County, Florida (November 24, 2017) – Two people were killed, and one was seriously injured after two vehicles collided head-on Thursday afternoon in…
  • Injuries from Rideshare Accidents- Uber & Lyft November 24, 2017 Companies such as Uber and Lyft present commuters, tourists, and those who just need a ride with an inexpensive and easy way of getting where they need to go. Today, it's estimated that over 160,000 people drive for rideshare giant Uber in over 70…
  • Injuries from Rideshare Accidents- Uber & Lyft November 24, 2017 Companies such as Uber and Lyft present commuters, tourists, and those who just need a ride with an inexpensive and easy way of getting where they need to go. Today, it's estimated that over 160,000 people drive for rideshare giant Uber in over 70…
  • New England Journal of MedIcine: E. coli outbreak linked to Flour November 24, 2017 Likely a new thing to add to my list of things not to eat. BACKGROUND In 2016, a multijurisdictional team investigated an outbreak of Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli (STEC) serogroup O121 and O26 infections linked to contaminated flour…
  • Did You Trip and Fall on Black Friday? November 24, 2017 It's the busiest shopping weekend of the year, and it started today. That's right, it's Black Friday. Why stores are offering amazing deals on various products across the country, it can be quite dangerous. There are mobs of people standing in line…
  • Did You Trip and Fall on Black Friday? November 24, 2017 It's the busiest shopping weekend of the year, and it started today. That's right, it's Black Friday. Why stores are offering amazing deals on various products across the country, it can be quite dangerous. There are mobs of people standing in line…
  • Oregon Civil Rights Settlement in Inmate Death Sets Important Example November 24, 2017 Last week it was announced that the family of "a mentally ill inmate in Oregon will receive $2.85 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit that alleged the man died of dehydration and starvation after jail staff failed to get him medical…
  • Lashay Waiters, 24, Yvette Alexandre, 21, and Justin Lakin, 21, Victims in Wrong-Way Crash on I-75 in Gibsonton November 24, 2017 Victims Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on I-75 in Gibsonton Identified Gibsonton, Florida (November 24, 2017) – Three people lost their lives after being involved in a traffic collision Thursday night in Gibsonton, the Florida Highway Patrol…
  • Who Can Sue Under Georgia's Wrongful Death Statute? November 24, 2017 Some of the most difficult cases Georgia injury attorneys deal with are wrongful death cases. People who have lost a loved one want time to grieve rather than talking to a lawyer. However, death can be very costly. The parties who can sue are set out…
  • Highway 50 Double Fatality November 24, 2017 Highway 50 Double Fatality I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer. A highway 50 accident claimed the lives of a driver and his passenger Sunday night in a suspected street racing incident involving alcohol. My deepest condolences go out to…