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Randy Appleton

1 Killed, 2 Injured on Ride At Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair will reopen today, one day after one of its rides fell apart during operation. One man died and seven people were hurt. The rides will not be operational, however, until all of them have been reinspected […]

Eric Washburn

Florida Rock Band Involved in Serious Truck Crash

The rock band Adrenaline Mob was involved in a fatal tractor trailer accident near Micanopy, Florida on July 14. One member of the band, the bassist, died, while seven others were injured.  The Florida State Highway Patrol stated that the […]

Eric Washburn

Maryland and Virgina Inspectors Push Safety After Deadly Fair Accident

It is not clear at this time why a spinning and swinging ride at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned in July, killing one person and injuring several others. In Virginia and Maryland, safety agencies say that both states have aggressive […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: $300 MILLION BENICAR SETTLEMENT

On August 1, 2017, the Daiichi Sankyo Company announced it has agreed to a $300 Million settlement related to its olmesartan product, Benicar. The manufacturer/defendant, Daiichi Sankyo, is a global pharmaceutical company with origins in Japan.  While agreeing to a […]

Jon Lewis

Need an attorney? Do you want a Mill or a Boutique?

So, you are in a car wreck, or you’ve suffered from medical malpractice, or a family member or acquaintance has been killed due to another’s negligence, or you’ve been defrauded or wrongfully treated by an insurance company.  What do you […]

Randy Appleton

Drivers Killed in Crashes Increasingly Found With Opioids in Their Systems

Prescription painkiller abuse and the related resurgence in heroin addiction have reached the point that the recently appointed Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis on July 31, 2017, felt compelled to call for an immediate declaration […]

Mark Bello

Injuries and Deaths Raise Questions About On-Set Safety

Back in the early days of Hollywood, a lack of regulation led to many on-set accidents and deaths. The alarming frequency of incidents led to safety protocols, but despite these regulations, making movies is still risky for actors and crew […]

Mark Bello

Two Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Massachusetts Nursing Home

Two families have filed wrongful death lawsuits against a Massachusetts nursing home claiming the facility is to blame for the residents’ deaths in 2015 from injuries suffered after falls. Both residents died of blunt force head trauma. One victim was […]

Ryan M. Springer

The Opioid Epidemic in Utah

Deaths due to drug overdoses are an epidemic in Utah. But not all deaths are caused by illegal drugs. Many are also caused by prescription errors and improper pain management practices.

T. Thomas Metier

Was the Misuse of a Jack to Blame in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against BMW?

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with BMW and the district court that a reasonable jury would have to conclude that Lindholm misused the jack.