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E-Bike Blamed For Death Of 12-Year-Old Girl

By Payer Law |

A family has filed a lawsuit against an e-bike company claiming that the bikes are unreasonably dangerous for children. The bikes can achieve speeds of up to 20 mph even without being pedaled. While the owner’s manual says that the bikes are intended for those who are either 4’10” or taller and over the… Read More »

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Social Services Sued After Mother Kills Child Despite Numerous Red Flags

By Payer Law |

Lawsuits against social services for failing to act on behalf of a child are impossible to win. They are essentially prohibited by statute and SCOTUS has heard several cases on the matter of law enforcement failing to intervene and always come down on the side of law enforcement. While internal department pressures can be… Read More »

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County Sued After Sewer Truck Involved In Fatal Accident

By Payer Law |

A county is facing a lawsuit involving one of their sewer trucks after a woman struck the truck and died on her way to the hospital. According to the complaint, the sewer truck was parked in the right-hand lane of a street and the victim did not have time to maneuver her vehicle around… Read More »

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Family Files Lawsuit After Gas Station Explosion Kills Mother

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A 46-year-old mother was with her family when another customer struck a gas pump and pinned her between the pump and her vehicle. The pump continued to supply fuel and as her children were attempting to alert gas station employees to help free their mother, the tank ignited and exploded killing her in front… Read More »

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Doctor Sued Over Misdiagnosing Child Abuse

By Payer Law |

One doctor is being sued by families in two different states after parents claim she wrongfully misdiagnosed their children as abused. She faces a lawsuit in Wisconsin and Alaska. She now practices medicine in Florida after resigning her positions in those states amid misconduct allegations filed by former coworkers. ‘This is a complex lawsuit… Read More »

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Woman Sues Disney Over Slip And Fall

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A woman was left with injuries characterized by her attorney as “severe” and “disfiguring” after she tripped over an uneven walkway at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort. The area has since been refurbished, according to Disney. The plaintiff contends that the surface was “decaying” and “uneven” which led to the avoidable injury. The injury occurred where… Read More »

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Minor Severely Injured In Spin Bike Mishap

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A lawsuit has been filed against a proprietor offering spin bikes to guests after a minor was critically injured on one of their bikes, according to a recent complaint. The parents weren’t around at the time of the injury. The minor suffered such extensive injuries that they were confined to a hospital bed for… Read More »

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Justice Department Files Suit Against Nursing Home Conglomerate

By Payer Law |

You hear about a lot of personal injury lawsuits emerging from nursing home abuse. You do not hear a lot about the Justice Department filing civil complaints against nursing homes. It’s hard to imagine how substandard the conditions have to be in order for the DoJ to involve themselves in a civil prosecution. The… Read More »

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Christian Obedience School For Teen Boys Faces Allegations Of Sexual Abuse

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A Missouri boarding school marketed to the parents of troubled teenage boys is under fire after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by former students. According to the marketing materials, the goal of the school is to teach the children the importance of obedience to authority and the joys of being a law-abiding citizen…. Read More »

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Tire Blowout Blamed For Fiery Crash That Killed One

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A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the operators of a dump truck involved in a crash that closed off a stretch of highway for hours and left one man dead. Others were injured in the crash. According to the police report, the dump truck suffered a tire blowout that caused the driver… Read More »

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