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Woman Awarded $22,000 in Broken Toe Case Against Police

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A Chicago woman has been awarded $22,000 in damages after a jury agreed that police acted negligently when they entered her home four years ago in a warrantless search. Debra Cargo, a South Loop resident, suffered a broken toe in 2010, when, in April, police wanted to speak with her 13-year-old son. In a quick […]  Read More»

Case Filed Against Nursing Home for Exploitation, Neglect and Abuse

Monday, February 17, 2014

New York’s state attorney general has filed a case against Medford Multicare Center for misusing public funds, leading to nursing home abuse, neglect and even the death of one resident. In the claim, state attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman said the nursing home owners, Mordechai Klein, Mendel Aschkenazi, Martin Rausman, Henry Rausman and Norman Rausman […]  Read More»

Did You Slip and Fall on a Sidewalk Covered in Snow?

Monday, February 17, 2014

Winter weather and snowstorms bring on a host of issues when it comes to pedestrian safety.  Uncleared sidewalks are all too common, and for business owners and homeowners, this can be a problem if someone slips and falls and gets injured. Property owners are required by law to keep the walkways in the immediate vicinity […]  Read More»

Stroke More Likely in Head, Neck Trauma Patients

Monday, February 17, 2014

A new study suggests traumatic injuries, including head or neck injuries, could lead to an increased risk of stroke. The study followed 1,509,820 people who experienced non-fatal traumatic injuries and who were admitted to the emergency room or inpatient care between 1997 and 2011. In this study, every 13 out of 100,000 people had stroke […]  Read More»

Good News on Vehicle Accidents in the US

Friday, February 14, 2014

Did you know that an estimated 3,308 children under age 5 were saved by child restraints? It is often that we hear of bad news about vehicle accidents in the US, but recently it was reported from the CDC that vehicle accidents have declined dramatically—nearly 43% in the last decade. By way of new and […]  Read More»

Canadian Woman Sues Surgeon for Leaving Medical Tape Inside Her Body

Friday, February 14, 2014

A Canadian woman says the Saskatchewan health system and a surgeon failed her, and is suing for malpractice after it was found that a surgeon had left medical tape inside her body following a procedure.  The woman, Melinda Baum of Swift Current, says she had to endure a four-year health care nightmare because of the […]  Read More»

Icy Conditions Lead to 100-vehicle Auto Accident Outside Philadelphia

Friday, February 14, 2014

Mere hours after the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) lifted a 45 mph speed limit restriction for major roadways, the icy conditions on the turnpike outside Philadelphia contributed to a massive pile up this morning. Officials estimate that as many as 100 vehicles were involved in the enormous auto accident, leaving dozens injured and hundreds […]  Read More»

Are Certain Dogs More Likely To Bite?

Friday, February 14, 2014

An animal control supervisor in Lafayette, Ind. has said no breed of dog is more likely to bite than another, claiming dogs’ lack of socialization leads to bites. Supervisor Josh Klumpe said education is crucial to prevent dog bite attacks. In an interview with WLFI, Klumpe said he does not believe one breed, like pit […]  Read More»

Louisiana Worker Sues Over Alleged Workplace Forklift Injuries

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Employees in any industry should be able to expect safe conditions at their workplace. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and some industries are more predisposed to having on-the-job incidents than others. For instance, construction workers and factory employees are typically at a higher risk of being hurt while they’re at work than the […]  Read More»

Pace Bus Auto Accident in Romeoville Kills One, Injures Three

Thursday, February 13, 2014

An Oak Park man was killed yesterday in a suburban Chicago auto accident that left three others injured. The driver was traveling east on Renwick Road yesterday morning when he crossed into the opposite lane, colliding head-on with a Pace bus and then hitting another car. In addition to the driver losing his own life […]  Read More»