Posts tagged "wrongful death"

Help is available to assist with complicated asbestos litigation

Ohio residents who have been negatively impacted by the effects of asbestos exposure may wonder what legal rights they have and if obtaining compensation is a possibility. In truth, it may be possible to file legal claims against asbestos companies, employers and others believed to be responsible for the exposure and any residual effects. However, asbestos litigation can be complicated and something that probably shouldn't be attempted alone.

Driver in bus crash may have blacked out

A bus accident in North Texas lead to tragedy as three lives were lost in the crash. What appears to be even more troubling is how the evidence is revealing the cause of the accident. According to an initial report by the Texas Department of Public Safety, no mechanical defects or irregularities were found with the bus. Rather the crash was due in large part to the driver's inability to maintain lane position, and that he lost consciousness while behind the wheel.

Pool of jurors for Michael Jackson wrongful death case grows

High profile lawsuits are handled very carefully. This is especially true when celebrities are involved. This is why it is no surprise that the potential jury pool in the wrongful death lawsuit involving pop singer Michael Jackson's estate and concert promoter AEG Live has garnered so much attention. According to an ABC News report, the court has qualified 81 potential jurors to serve on the case.

Teen driver deaths rise for second year in a row

Experienced and seasoned drivers are well aware that teens are frequently the most dangerous, and most at-risk, motorists on the road. Teen drivers' frequent handicaps of elevated distraction and general inexperience can turn what would usually be an otherwise manageable driving situation into a serious, even potentially fatal, accident.

Accident victim's husband files wrongful death lawsuit

Families in Cleveland and beyond may find it difficult to move forward with their lives after they lose a loved one in a car accident. Fortunately, as one recent news story shows, families can pursue legal action to hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions.

Truths about mesothelioma

As we begin our next post of 2013, we want to revisit (and debunk) many of the myths associated with asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. We believe that by educating our readers, those suffering from undiagnosed cancer may take the time to get screened (and treated) before it becomes terminal.

Death after fraternity hazing ritual could lead to wrongful death suit

In past posts we reported on the case of a wrongful death suit against Florida A&M University stemming from the hazing death of a drum major. It was a truly sad situation of fraternity initiation activities gone horribly wrong.

Cowboys player killed in fatal auto accident

The National Football league is dealing with its second tragedy in as many weeks as an auto accident claimed the life of one of its players while another is facing serious criminal charges. Jerry Brown of the Dallas Cowboys was killed when the car he was riding in, driven by teammate Josh Brent reportedly hit a curb and flipped over, landing on its roof.

Family of deceased band member rejects settlement offer

The family of a marching band member who was killed in a hazing incident has rejected a recent settlement offered to resolve the wrongful death suit brought against Florida A&M University. Pamela and Robert Champion Sr. explained that they were "insulted" by the offer, and did not believe that the amount was acceptable given the circumstances surrounding the loss of their son.

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