LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION
Newfoundland Legal News Articles & Interviews
April 17, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis: A Sad Story in Canada ]
St. John's, NL It was in the spring of 2005 that the first signs of a massive medical malpractice case involving misdiagnosed breast cancer and cancer testing reared in eastern Canada.
March 20, 2009. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Known Defect Could Have Caused Crash of Hibernia-Bound Sikorsky Helicopter ]
Newfoundland, Canada The investigation into the fateful crash of a Cougar operated Sikorsky S92-A helicopter March 12 that killed 17 Hibernia oil rig workers has revealed what could be a major reason for the crash. The finding has prompted the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground all Sikorsky S92-A helicopters until the appropriate repair is made.
March 16, 2009. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Recovery and Investigation Begin in Newfoundland Helicopter Crash ]
St. John's, NF It was the news no one wanted to hear: the bodies of 10 to 13 people involved in a helicopter crash off the coast of Canada have been found in the downed chopper. Now, more information is being released regarding what may have caused the tragedy. Meanwhile, the families and friends of those who were involved in the helicopter accident are still in shock, trying to comprehend what has happened.
March 13, 2009. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ North Atlantic Helicopter Crash: Bad News Continues ]
St. John's, NF The bad news continues for the families of the men and women missing in yesterday's helicopter crash in the north Atlantic. So far, only 2 of the 18 people on board have been found, one person is dead and the other remains in hospital in critical but stable condition.
March 12, 2009. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Helicopter Crashes in the Atlantic – 17 People Missing ]
St. John's, NF It happened 55 miles out to sea, off the coast of St. John's Newfoundland, Canada, at about 8:00 am eastern standard time (EST) this morning. Eighteen people were being flown to the Hibernia Oil Platform, located 200 miles out to sea in infamously dangerous waters, when the S-92 Sikorsky helicopter they were flying in crashed into the Atlantic.
December 14, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Mother with SJS put into a Coma ]
St. John's, NL On November 27, 2008 Kim Oake was put into an induced coma in the ICU unit because the pain of Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis, also known as TEN, is too excruciating to bear. Kim had an allergic reaction to a run-of-the-mill antibiotic. Adverse reactions to a drug, either prescribed or over-the-counter, is the main cause of SJS. And the most common drugs have been linked to this horrific disease, including ibuprofen (Advil and Children's Motrin), Ketek, Dilantin, anti-convulsants and antibiotics such as penicillin.