Blog Posts in August, 2009

Chicago Cubs Facing Wrongful Death Lawsuit

It has recently been reported that the Chicago Cubs may be getting hit with a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit is a type of legal claim that is filed by family members who have ...

Identifying Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Although the war against nursing home abuse and neglect still rages on, there are things you can do if you suspect your loved one is being abused, neglected, or mistreated in a nursing home. First and ...

Settlement Reached for Chicago Airport Lawsuit

According to news sources, a case filed by an injured woman against the City of Chicago has reached a settlement. The woman, Diane Sarkar, filed her lawsuit against the city after she was injured in ...

Rappaport, Glass, Greene & Levine, LLP becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory

Rappaport, Glass, Greene & Levine, LLP becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory. We are pleased to inform you that Hauppauge Personal Injury Attorney, Rappaport, Glass, Greene & ...

DuPont Ordered to Pay $1.25 Million to Victims of Toxic Spill

A federal jury has ordered DuPont Performance Coatings to pay more than $1.25 million to six people who suffered injuries after a sulfuric acid spill at an eastern Kentucky plant. The toxic leak ...

$6 Million Verdict Awarded in Failure to Diagnose/Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A hospital's failure to diagnose a bacterial infection has led to the death of a six-month-old baby. After filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Saint Louis Hospital, the parents of little Dylan ...

Michigan Supreme Court Reconsiders Victims' Rights to Compensation

Victims of auto accidents in Michigan may soon be able to seek damages for pain and suffering. Current Michigan laws state that only those victims who have been killed, seriously disfigured, or ...

Parents in San Francisco File Car Accident Lawsuit

In San Francisco, parents of a 5 year old boy filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a truck driver who crashed into and killed their son. According to reports, the 5 year old had been crossing the ...

Man who Hit Girl Scouts will not be Charged

In Redwood City, California, prosecutors say that a man who crashed into a group of Girl Scouts will not face criminal charges. The man, attorney Paul Glad (59), accidentally tapped his accelerator ...

Chicago Woman Files Slip & Fall Lawsuit against Local Zoo

This week, a woman by the name of Allecyn Edwards filed a lawsuit against the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago. According to Edwards, she slipped and fell on a zoo walkway after visiting the dolphin show in ...

Burn Injury Lawsuit Filed in Massachusetts

In Lynn, Massachusetts, a father (Anastasios Mavros) of a Pickering Middle School student is filing a personal injury lawsuit against the city. The father alleges that his daughter, Amanda R. Mavros, ...

Tenant Files Premises Liability Lawsuit Against Landlord for Rat Infestation

A Bronx woman is suing her landlord for damages after she found rat bites on her young daughter's legs. Jonnique McKinney claims she had made complaints to her landlord about mice and rats in her ...

Law Offices of Michael Young becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory

Law Offices of Michael Young becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory. We are pleased to inform you that Riverside Personal Injury Attorney, Law Offices of Michael Young, has ...

Construction Industry is the Most Dangerous in the Country

A recent study has found that construction work is the most dangerous occupation in the country. Statistics have found that more than 1,000 construction workers will die in 2009 from a ...

NW Injury law Center becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory

NW Injury law Center becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory. We are pleased to inform you that Portland Personal Injury Attorney, NW Injury law Center, has become a member of ...

Rogan Law becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory

Rogan Law becomes a member of Find a Personal Injury Attorney Directory. We are pleased to inform you that Scranton Personal Injury Attorney, Rogan Law, has become a member of our accident & ...

SUV Rollover Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Toyota

The husband and child of a woman who was killed when her Toyota 4Runner rolled over has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Toyota, alleging the design of the vehicle was what ultimately caused the ...

Report Finds Non-Profit Nursing Homes Offer Better Care

A new study published in the online edition of the British Medical Journal suggests that elderly people are more likely to receive better nursing home care in a non-profit facility than in a ...

Family Files Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Texas

In Texas, a family has filed a mesothelioma lawsuit against DuPont De Nemours and Co. The family filed their wrongful death claim in Jefferson County Court after losing family member, Albert Abshire, ...

Mom Sues for Son's Brain Injury

In East St. Louis, Illinois, a mother is filing a lawsuit against a high school coach and her son's school district. The mother, Shanai McLorn, claims that her son suffered a stroke during a football ...

Woman Sues K-Mart for Slip & Fall Accident

In West Virginia, a woman is filing a lawsuit against retail giant, K-Mart. According to the woman, she slipped on some liquid that had been spilled near the women's dressing room. After falling, she ...

Tucson Family Filing Car Accident Lawsuit

In Tucson, Arizona, a family is planning to file a personal injury lawsuit for the loss of their loved one. According to police, the victim, 45 year old Faith Mascolino, was killed during a highway ...

Construction Company Fined By OSHA For Fatal Accident

OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) has cited a construction company for violating the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Diamond Sawing and Coring LLC of Summerfield, Kansas was ...

Defective Airbags Lead to Honda & Acura Recall

If you own a Honda Accord, Honda Civic, or Acura TL, you could be one of the half a million people affected by a recent recall of the models. Nearly half a million Accords, Civics, and Acura TLs have ...