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Loss of Dignity: Sum of $904,200 Awarded in Eldercare Lawsuit

Loss of Dignity: Sum of $904,200 Awarded in Eldercare Lawsuit May 20, 2008.
Lake Oswego, OR A milestone settlement was awarded on Monday, May 12 in an eldercare endangerment and abuse case against eldercare giant Avamere. The lawsuit was for an incident that took place at their Lake Oswego facility, The Pearl. The jury in this case awarded a record sum of $904,200 in a verdict believed to be the highest award ruled by an Oregon jury in an eldercare abuse case. The incident took place in April of 2006.
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One More Tractor-Trailer Related Fatality

One More Tractor-Trailer Related Fatality May 19, 2008. By Lucy Campbell.
Bath County, KT Yet another fatal semi-tractor trailer accident took place early one morning in May--on Interstate 64, adding to the growing number of fatalities that occur ever year on American roads.
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Attorney Michael L. Hodges on BPA Class Action

May 15, 2008. By Paul Halpern.
Lenexa, Kansas: In his thirty-year legal career, Michael Hodges says, "We've done virtually every kind of damages case you can think of, but in the last four or five years, we've done mainly mass torts and class actions." That includes joining in multiple class actions filed recently against Avent America, Evenflo, Gerber, Handi-Craft (Dr. Brown's), and Playtex for their continued use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in the manufacture of baby bottles and toddler training cups.
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Eight-Car Accident in Boston Rush Hour

Eight-Car Accident in Boston Rush Hour May 14, 2008. By Lucy Campbell.
Boston, MA A 38 Year-old man with a long history of traffic violations put two people in hospital this month, when he lost control of his vehicle, in what would become a bizarre truck accident. At about 7:30 in the morning Timothy Newton was driving a New England Delivery box truck carrying highly flammable medical supplies bound for Franciscan Children's Hospital, when he lost control of the vehicle.
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Asbestos Mesothelioma: From the Shop Floor to Hollywood

Asbestos Mesothelioma: From the Shop Floor to Hollywood May 13, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Charleston, WV He may have lived half the world away in England, but Ken Myring died from a horrid disease that can root out anyone, anywhere - and asbestos exposure is almost always the cause of asbestos mesothelioma. Myring lost his brief battle and died in December at the age of 82, and now his widow is searching for his former coworkers.
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Man Files First Lawsuit in Casa Fiesta Salmonella Outbreak

Man Files First Lawsuit in Casa Fiesta Salmonella Outbreak May 13, 2008. By Ginger Gillenwater.
Norwalk, OH After eating at Casa Fiesta on April 25, 2008, a man became very ill with Salmonella poisoning. The man, Kody Dewitt, has filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for medical bills and hardships that equal over $25,000. The lawsuit has been filed in Huron County Common Pleas Court and follows an Ohio Department of Health investigation into 25 other confirmed Salmonella cases that have been traced back to Casa Fiesta.
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Arguments Begin Over 2001 Anthrax Death

Arguments Begin Over 2001 Anthrax Death May 8, 2008.
Tallahassee FL On May 5, 2008, lawyers told a Florida Supreme Court that the government and a particular laboratory are not obligated under state law to protect the public from materials that are lethal. This claim comes as a result of a lawsuit filed by the widow of a tabloid photo editor who died of anthrax exposure in 2001.
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Parents of Teen Killed in Bus Crash Sue

Parents of Teen Killed in Bus Crash Sue May 6, 2008.
Falmouth, KY While riding in a school bus on May 1, 2008, eleven students were taken by surprise when a dump truck struck their bus. This resulted in the death of 16-year-old Daniel Wood and caused minor injuries amongst the others. Now the parents of the boy killed in the accident have filed a lawsuit against the driver of the dump truck and the trucking company.
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Jury Selection Begins in Plane Crash Lawsuit

Jury Selection Begins in Plane Crash Lawsuit May 5, 2008.
Marshfield, WI Before the jury selection had began in a lawsuit involving a September 2001 plane crash, settlements involving two of the defendants were made public. The first was between the defendants and Aero Aviation, which is a manufacturer of airplane parts. The settlement amount was for $100,000. The second was with Duffy's Aircraft Sales and Leasing.
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Chicago L-Station Nightmare

Chicago L-Station Nightmare May 2, 2008. By Lucy Campbell.
Chicago IL: Rush hour, downtown Chicago, on a Friday afternoon - the perfect setting for a major truck accident. And that's just what happened on Friday, April 25, 2008, when a renegade tractor-trailer rig plowed into the Cermak/Chinatown Chicago Transit Authority L-station killing two women and injuring a further 21 innocent bystanders.
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