Back and Neck Injury Articles
May 26, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Memphis, TN: It’s an emerging issue from a relatively new device meant to bring the art, or habit, of smoking into the twenty-first century. The e-cigarette has captured the fancy of millennials having embraced “vaping,” or inhaling vapor as a preferred alternative to actual smoke. While long-term health benefits and risks associated with the e-cigarette are not known, it is generally held that vaping carries less risk than inhaling smoke. Or does it? That’s the question a young man is asking after an e-cigarette exploded in his face this past fall, causing a serious neck injury.Read [ Memphis Man Suffers Broken Neck from Explosion of E-Cigarette ]
April 26, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Tulsa, OK: A Gulf War veteran is seeking neck injury compensation from the City of Tulsa and the Tulsa police officer who shot the veteran in the neck, allegedly without provocation. The victim is seeking a million dollars in neck injury compensation.Read [ Plaintiff Sues Tulsa Police for Shooting Him in the Neck ]
March 15, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Dallas, TX: A back and neck injury lawsuit stemming from a serious bus crash in 2013 has resulted in a $6 million settlement required of Greyhound Bus Lines. While the defendant maintained the driver of the bus lost consciousness from a coughing fit while drinking coffee behind the wheel, plaintiffs maintained the driver suffered from an undiagnosed sleep disorder.Read [ Bus Rollover Causing Back and Neck Injury Settles for $6 Million ]
February 13, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Oklahoma City, OK: The first bellwether lawsuit concerning GM airbags, which involved a postal worker who claimed he suffered serious back and neck injuries when his airbag failed to deploy, has been dismissed, with the postman accused of committing fraud in his case. Although the lawsuit was dismissed, it does not indicate a ruling on the merits of the airbag lawsuit, and more bellwether lawsuits are scheduled.Read [ First GM Airbag Lawsuit Dismissed ]
January 9, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Belleville, IL: It’s a back and neck injury of a different sort, in the form of an injection into the neck during treatment at the hospital. However, subsequent paralysis allegedly stemming from the injection has fostered a disabling injury and a subsequent neck injury compensation claim.Read [ Neck Injury Lawsuit Stems from a Pain in the Neck ]
December 11, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL: The family of Steve Montador, who died earlier in 2015 and reportedly had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), has filed a lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL), putting athletes’ injury risks in the news again. The National Football League (NFL) and NHL have both faced lawsuits linked to various serious injuries, including concussion injuries. Other injuries sustained by athletes can include back and neck injuries.Read [ Sports Injury Lawsuits in the News Again ]
November 2, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Pigeon Forge, TN: Dollywood has responded to a personal injury lawsuit alleging a woman suffered serious brain, back and neck injuries in December 2013 due to negligence on the part of Dollywood staff. The plaintiff, Tedi A. Brown, claimed the ride she was injured on, the Waltzing Swinger, should not have been operated in dangerous conditions, which resulted in her back injury. Dollywood, however, argues that the plaintiff jumped from the ride, rather than falling from it.Read [ Dollywood Responds to Injury Lawsuit ]
October 8, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Miami Couple Sustain Back and Neck Injury in Stairwell Collapse ]
August 14, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Neck Injury from Allegedly Defective Airbag Blamed for Young Woman’s Death ]
June 20, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Stanley Cup Fever Spurs Back and Neck Injury Lawsuit ]