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Woman recovers for slip and fall resulting in knee injury

A woman who claimed a knee injury in a fall at a supermarket recovered $67,371. In 2007, Cathy Guillory, then 37, was at the checkout of a Kroger store when a bag slipped while the clerk was handing it to her. She bent over to prevent the bag from fa… Read More
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$14.4 million wrongful death verdict awarded to three boys whose parents were killed in a car accident by a tire defect

A jury has issued a verdict recommending that a car dealership pay $14.4 million to the three young children of Casey and Melanie Barber following the couple’s wrongful death. In 2006, Casey and Melanie Barber were driving a Ford E350 Sportsmob… Read More
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Family settles for $6.2 million after a truck accident kills wife

Taibitha Carroll was killed in October 2008 when Jeffrey Repec, driving a tractor trailer for Geils Famrs, rear-ended the pickup truck Carroll was riding along with her husband, Randy, and three year-old son, Gabriel. The family was on its way to a n… Read More
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Texans file lawsuit after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer truck

Two Texas residents Anita and Shawn Sieracki filed a suit against Leoni G. Estrada and Con-Way Truckload Inc. after her vehicle was rear ended by a tractor-trailer. The incident occurred in April as Anita Sieracki was traveling on an interstate freew… Read More
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“Seaman” receives $1.9 million for injuries arising during equipment testing for offshore lifts

In a recent decision, a United States District Court considered whether an injured worker was in fact a “seaman” for admiralty law purposes. The defendant argued that the issue was entitled to a jury trial because the plaintiff sued stric… Read More
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California Man Wants $250,000 for Motorcycle Accident

Eugene Duke has filed a personal injury claim against Huntington Beach for a motorcycle accident near a railroad crossing. He is asking for a compensation of $250,000 because the accident left him with serious facial injuries and permanent impaired v… Read More
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Indiana Construction Accident – Man fell 16 feet from roof

A construction accident hospitalized a man after failing 16 feet from a roof. Daviess County Sherriff’s Department reported that Larry Wagler, 19, was installing trusses on a pole building at a residence. When Wagler walked from one truss to an… Read More
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Construction accident at Northern Michigan airport killed a 61 year old man

A scaffolding collapse at a construction site at a Northern Michigan airport left 61 year old Lee Syckle dead. Syckle was among several other who were trapped underneath the fallen scaffolding and concrete blocks. Officials are unsure of what caused… Read More
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Auto insurance company attempts to use the “one year back rule” in Michigan auto accident case

In a recent Michigan Court of Appeals case, auto insurance company Farmers Insurance Exchange did not dispute that it was obligated to pay about $15,000 for Jones’ hospital care after suffering from serious injuries in a car accident. However,… Read More
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Automotive Product Liability

A vast majority of car accidents are due to some type of operator error where one of the drivers involved in the accident was at fault. However, some cases are not caused by a driver’s negligence but by a defective automobile. Cars are very com… Read More
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