Philip Morris Liable for $17.2 million for Smoking Addiction

BlogClass ActionsProduct Liability   |   January 23, 2015

[sws_yellow_box box_size=”535″] Breaking News: Philip Morris Liable for $17.2 million for Smoking Addiction. A Florida federal jury found that Philip Morris USA is liable to Florida resident Donna Brown and awarded her $17.2 million in compensatory and… Read More[/sws_yellow_box] $35 Million Awarded to … Continue reading

Chicago Woman Crushed by Truck Files Lawsuit against UPS

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A Chicago-area woman, who was struck and crushed by a UPS truck for 30 minutes until firefighters freed her, filed a negligence lawsuit against United Parcel Service. Erin Hinner, 30, of Evanston, IL, was crossing Ashland Avenue in the crosswalk … Continue reading

Doctor Charged with Capital Murder of Medical School Professors

BlogCriminal Law / DUI   |   January 22, 2015

A Terre Haute, Indiana, doctor has been charged with four counts of capital murder of victims associated with the Creighton University Medical School pathology program, where he was fired from their residency program more than a decade ago. Dr. Anthony … Continue reading

440,000 Deaths Annually from Preventable Hospital Mistakes

BlogMedical malpracticeWrongful death   |   January 21, 2015

A patient safety study estimates that more than 400,000 American deaths are associated with preventable harm done to patients in hospital settings. According to the Journal of Patient Safety study, Evidence-based Estimate of patient Harms Associated with Hospital Care, preventable adverse … Continue reading