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More Plane Crash Lawsuits and Settlements Announced

More Plane Crash Lawsuits and Settlements Announced December 28, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Dubuque, IA: A settlement has been announced in a lawsuit filed by two student passengers against their flight instructor after a 2004 plane crash. The plaintiffs alleged the pilot knowingly flew in icy conditions. The plane crashed after the pilot tried to land to remove ice on the plane.
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Burn Injury: "It Was Excruciating Pain"

Burn Injury: "It Was Excruciating Pain" December 27, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Ormond Beach, FL: When Kelly R. went to her local Dollar Tree to purchase a candleholder she had no idea what was in store for her. All she wanted was a candleholder to disperse scented oil around her house. Unfortunately, she wound up with first-, second-, and third-degree burn injuries on the left side of her face.
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Burn Injuries Involve Many Legal Rights

December 21, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Phoenix, AZ When people think of burn injuries, they typically think of the traditional injuries that occur during house or building fires. However, there are many different ways that burns can occur. And while the laws concerning burn injuries might seem straightforward—whoever caused the burn injury is responsible for the damages—the laws can actually be quite complex and involve many different rights.
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Yamaha Rhino Rollover Accident: Leg Seriously Injured

Yamaha Rhino Rollover Accident: Leg Seriously Injured December 16, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Montgomery, AL People who have been injured in Yamaha Rhino ATV rollovers can tell you that they have experienced extreme pain after the accidents. Many have required multiple surgeries to fix the damage done to their bodies and some have even had limbs amputated because the injuries were so severe.
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Truck Accident Victim's Widow Sues for Safer Roads

Truck Accident Victim's Widow Sues for Safer Roads December 10, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
New Portland, ME The trouble with car truck accidents is that when a semi tangles with a car or a van, you know which is going to lose. Jerome F. Daly's widow lost her husband just a little over two years ago, in November of 2005, after a tractor-trailer loaded with lime flipped over onto its side and slammed into the van driven by the 45-year-old Kingfield resident.
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$27 Million Awarded after Burn Injury

$27 Million Awarded after Burn Injury December 2, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Fresno, CA A man who was burned over 65 percent of his body was awarded more than $27 million by an eight-person jury. The plaintiff suffered burn injuries during an industrial accident at a biomass power plant. As a result, he had to go through 27 surgeries and spent more than eight months in the hospital.
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Burn Injury Victims Can File Lawsuits

November 26, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Buffalo, NY A burn injury is an incredibly painful, usually accidental injury that can dramatically alter a person's life. In many cases, the event which caused the burn injury was the result of actions on the part of someone other than the victim. If those actions were negligent or otherwise unlawful, the injured person can file a lawsuit. If the injured party died as a result of his burn injuries, then the family of the deceased can file their own lawsuit.
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Stand 'n Seal: Trust No One, But Yourself

November 26, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Denville, NJ: It's too bad when a civilized population, peace-loving and living within the confines of the law, can no longer depend on government statutes and entities designed to shield them from harm and adopt almost militant tactics in an effort to protect their health and well-being from someone else's greed. But that's what happened in the Stand 'n Seal grout sealer case, when a seemingly innocuous aerosol can wreaked havoc on the lives of dozens of people.
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Plane Crashes: Good News and Bad News

November 7, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
San Antonio, TX: Although airplanes are considered one of the safest methods of transportation, especially for long-distance travel, there are still risks associated with the air travel. The good news is that planes are checked and double-checked for safety before they are cleared for take-off and there are many rules that regulate air travel, helping to keep it safe. Unfortunately, accidents still happen. Sometimes they are caused by mechanical failure, other times they are the result of human error. No matter what the cause, the consequences of a plane crash are devastating.
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When Asbestos is Disturbed, so are Human Lives

When Asbestos is Disturbed, so are Human Lives November 7, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Auburn, NY A group of 16 workers from Cayuga County filed suit against their employer over allegations of exposure to asbestos in the workplace. The suit alleges that day-to-day operations were allowed to continue in the Board of Elections Building while a boiler was being replaced in the basement, in February of last year.
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