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Second Lawsuit Filed in Texas Dump Truck Crash

The driver of a dump truck that crashed into the intersection in Texas has now filed a lawsuit against his employer. The truck driver was driving the truck when the brakes failed causing him to crash in to several vehicles before driving off a cliff. His lawsuit alleges that his employer failed to maintain the… Read More »

Assumption of Risk at the Ballpark

If you were injured on an outing or during a recreational activity, you might wonder whether you are eligible for compensation or if compensation can be denied because you “assumed the risk.” North Carolina allows assumption of risk as a defense to a personal injury claim if the defendant can prove two elements: (1) the… Read More »

Woman Sues School District and Builder for Injuries Sustained from a Fall

A woman has filed a lawsuit against both the school district and the building company for injuries she suffered after tripping and falling into a construction trench in front of an elementary school. The woman fell into the trench despite there being a temporary fence set up surrounding the hole in the ground. The woman… Read More »

Fallen Tree Injures Eight in California, Lawsuit Filed

The mother of two of eight children that were injured when a tree fell onto them near a California children’s museum has filed a lawsuit against the city and the children’s museum for compensation for their injuries. The children were waiting to be picked up after attending a summer camp session when a five-story-tall pine… Read More »

Leak at Train Station Caused Serious Injuries to New York Woman

A 29-year-old New York woman who claims she fell and injured herself due to water falling from above an escalator at a train station is suing the city. The civil lawsuit following recent complaints about frequent dripping at the station that no one with the city or the transportation authority has taken action to remedy…. Read More »

NC Can-Opener Bridge Tears Roofs Off Large Trucks

What would you call a bridge that peels back the metal canopies of big rigs that defy its clearance warning? In Durham, North Carolina, they have a name for the old railroad bridge that has been the scene of more than 100 truck accidents since 2008; they call it the can opener. As NBC News… Read More »

New York Jury finds Ignition Switch not to Blame for Crash

A New York City jury found that the ignition switch of a GM vehicle was not main cause of the accident that caused the driver and passenger in the vehicle to sustain injuries. However, the jury did deduce that the car was not very safe. On January 24, 2014, the Plaintiffs were traveling in a… Read More »

Mother of Murdered Woman Files Wrongful death Lawsuit Against Murderer

The mother of a murdered Minnesota woman is suing her murderer for wrongful death. The woman’s husband has been convicted of second degree murder and is currently serving a 27 ½ year prison sentence. The deceased woman’s mother is looking to recover damages from her former son-in-law. It is believed that the woman’s husband killed… Read More »

Sexual Assault Victim Files Civil Lawsuit Against Doctor

One of two female patients who were sexually assaulted by an Ohio orthopedist has filed a civil lawsuit against him and his former practice. The orthopedist was convicted in criminal court on two counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of tampering with records for events that occurred in his office. The civil lawsuit… Read More »

Estate of Man Pushed Out of Window Seeks Damages in Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

The estate of an Oklahoma man who was killed after being pushed into a 25th-floor window in 2011 is suing the owner of the building, management company and glass company who installed the window for damages, alleging the glass of window failed causing the man to fall to his death. The man died after his… Read More »