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Lack of Accountability Led to Crosby Chemical Explosion

On August 28, Richard Rowe—Arkema's CEO—warned nearby residents of Crosby, TX that the local plant was going to explode in the next six days. The plant, which makes highly-volatile ...

Woman Volunteering at Country Concert Falls into Coma After Golf Cart Accident

The family of a career volunteer, that fell from a golf cart after attending a Toby Keith concert and is now in a coma, is suing the volunteer driver and the golf cart designer in a personal injury ...

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit After American Soldier Dies Due to Bad Electrical Work in Military

An American soldier that died in 2008 by electrocution in a shower in an Iraqi army base, due to an improperly grounded water pump, is the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the ...

Former Sheriff Files Suit After Toddler is Able to Access Gun in Faulty Safe

A former sheriff with Clark County, WA, is suing a safe manufacturer for wrongful death as the man's young son was able to access a gun from their locked home safe and accidently shoot himself. He ...

Disabled Female Student Raped Multiple Times After Being Sent Home from School

When an emotionally disabled 14 year-old girl was asked to leave her school following a suspension, without notifying the girls parents, she fell prey to repeated rape. Once she was able to escape and ...

California Victim Killed by Shark

Just off the coast of Santa Barbara, a surfer met his death today when he was attacked by a violent shark. The deceased individual was about 40 years old and was in the ocean off the coast of the ...

Mis-Burial Secret Intentionally Held for 7 Years

As reported by the Miami New Times, the Palms Woodlawn Funeral Home and Cemetery is named in a personal injury lawsuit for burying a married couple in graves that were not labeled as theirs, and ...

Young Woman Dies of Drug Overdose in Narconon, Parents File Lawsuit

After a young woman unexpectedly died of a drug overdose, while living in a Narconon rehabilitation facility in Arrowhead, Oklahoma, her parents decided to file a wrongful death lawsuit naming the ...

Blizzard + 10 Calls to 911 in 30 Hours = Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of an 50-year-old man that died after a 30-hour wait for paramedics during a blizzard, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit, as reported by The Associated Press and The Sentinel. Within the ...

Inmate Seeks Damages for Cruel Punishment Based on Race

A Hispanic woman is suing the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and county administrators for what she claims was negligence and deliberate indifference to her medical needs by sheriffs, while she ...

Former State Rep Settles Suit Alleging he Contributed to Woman's Freezing Death

Several newspapers, including the New York Daily News, have reported that former Conn. State Rep. James O'Rourke has settled a wrongful death lawsuit out of court that had alleged he, along with a ...

Autistic Boy, Repeatedly Shut In School's Seclusion Room, Suffers with PTSD

An autistic boy whose trips to a school's seclusion room escalated from five minutes a session to 20 – where in the latter the child removed his clothing and urinated on them – now ...

Sierra Towers Sued by Actress Joan Collins As Daughter Neglected After Fall

In an effort to protect her dynasty, former night time soap star Joan Collins has come to the aid of her daughter in filing a personal injury lawsuit against her condo association, for leaving the ...

Too Much Sun + Too Little Fluid = Football Player's Wrongful Death

When a high school football player required emergency treatment in 2007 following a football practice, his parents thought they covered all of the bases in insuring their son's coach set up ...

Woman Injured in Spontaneous Bullet Explosion

A Pennsylvania woman was shopping at a Lowe’s when a bullet in her purse suddenly exploded, shooting through her purse and into her leg. The woman was not carrying a gun. Instead, she had three ...

Princess Cruise Ship Fails to Rescue Small Vessel, Two Men Die

Several news sites, including the Courthouse News Service, have reported on a lawsuit filed by a man that was left adrift in a small fishing boat, with two others that perished, after they had ...

Failed Security at Hotel + Bartender's Date Rape Drug = Personal Injury Lawsuit

A guest of a Hilton hotel in Lisle/Naperville has filed a personal injury lawsuit charging the hotel for negligence following the hotel bartender drugging her, gaining access to her hotel room and ...

Diabetic Settles Lawsuit and Forgives Officers of Assault in Mistaken DUI

A man’s diabetic insulin shock that was mistaken for DUI, who was pulled from his car, and then kicked and kneed repeatedly by police officers, has settled a personal injury lawsuit with the ...

Very Personal Injury Lawsuit due to Quick Cremation of Loved One

As reported by SC Now, a South Carolina family has been doubly grieved – once by the death of a family member, and a second time by the way that a funeral home dismissed their wishes and failed ...

$2.6 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death of Civilian Police Informant

The parents of a Florida State graduate who was killed in a failed 2008 drug sting, after being set up as an undercover informant because she had been caught with drugs, has been awarded a $2.6 ...

Assault in Hotel Room Leads to Personal Injury Suit

As reported by several media sources, including Reuters and the Wall Street Journal, a woman has hired attorney Gloria Allred to represent her in a personal injury lawsuit against a hotel that gave a ...

Special Needs Students Discovered in Sexual Tryst, Girl's Family Sues School

The Canton Patch has reported on a complex personal injury lawsuit that pits a family of a special-needs student against a school that failed to supervise and protect their minor child from being ...

Shared Cell Phone Photo of Patient Injury Grounds for Lawsuit

A former hospital patient, whose leg infection was photographed by a nursing student and then shared with diners in a restaurant, has settled a personal injury lawsuit, as reported by The Island ...

Lawsuit Filed Against School Due to Continuous Student Bullying

A family has filed a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of their young daughter, an alleged victim of both verbal and physical school bullying, as reported by the Press Republican from Saranac Lake, ...

Teacher's Scary Halloween Costume Causes Student Injury and Lawsuit

A young student that injured himself trying to flee a scary-costumed teacher, is joined by his parents in a personal injury lawsuit that is seeking $100,000 from the city of Taunton, as reported by ...
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