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Pregnant Woman Files Lawsuit Against Astroworld Following Miscarriage

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This is the latest in the lawsuits that have been filed against Astroworld, the promoter and organizer of the tragic Travis Scott concert that ended in the deaths of several concertgoers. Astroworld was faulted for poorly organizing the concert. When the main attraction went on stage, there was a mad rush to the stage… Read More »

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Widow Sues After Migrant Detainee Dies In Custody

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The widow of an undocumented alien who died in a U.S.-operated detention center is appealing a decision that no legal wrongdoing occurred after her husband died. The woman claims that the guards ignored numerous pleas for help after the detainee contracted pneumonia. His pleas went unanswered and the man eventually died of pneumonia. The… Read More »

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Grain Mill Charged With OSHA Violations After Worker Deaths

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Yes, companies and their employees can be charged with crimes for conduct they committed on behalf of the company. In this case, a Wisconsin grain milling company was charged for concealing evidence and defrauding an OSHA investigation after five of their workers died in a work-related accident. The company and its executives are facing… Read More »

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Grieving Parents File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Firefighter

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Several first-responders and police officers were cited for negligent conduct in the death of a young man having a mental health crisis. According to body cam footage, the first-responders watched the young man struggling in the water for 25 minutes before attempting a rescue. The man died of his injuries and his father has… Read More »

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Product Liability/Wrongful Death Filed Against Onewheel

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Onewheel is a type of vehicle that a rider stands on. It has a board sort of like a skateboard but is electrically powered. The rider stands on the board and leans back to slow down or forward to speed up. If a rider accelerates too quickly, goes down a steep incline, or the… Read More »

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Three Die During Heat Wave At Nursing Home

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A lawsuit has been filed against a nursing home after three women died during a heatwave in May of 2022. Residents of the home described the conditions as “deplorable” and stated that there was no air conditioning or ventilation to protect residents from unprecedented temperatures. Now, a lawsuit has been filed by the surviving… Read More »

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Electrical Company Sued After 85-Year-Old Dies In House Fire

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The estate of an 85-year-old woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a power company after the company failed to send a tech to her home. The woman had reported a downed power line, but the company responded 12 hours later. By then, it was too late. To make matters worse, a tech who… Read More »

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Mother Files Wrongful Death Suit After Clerk Killed In Robbery

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Lawsuits against convenience stores are becoming more common nowadays. These lawsuits are filed by families of former employees of the stores or by the clerks themselves. Most of the allegations involve negligent security. Clerks working in convenience stores are often held up at gunpoint and robbed. Since these stores offer quick cash to would-be… Read More »

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HVAC Workers’ Comp Claim Denied After Worker Clocked Out

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Generally speaking, your workers’ compensation policy only covers you when you’re on the clock. However, there can be substantial gray areas involved in making such determinations. In one case, an HVAC employee was denied coverage after he got into a car accident in a company vehicle. The employee was authorized to use the vehicle… Read More »

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Homeowners’ Insurer Denies Claim Related To Shooting Death

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Coverage has been denied for a civil defendant who allegedly shot and killed a woman on his lawn. The estate of the victim filed suit against the shooter who was indemnified by his homeowner’s insurance policy. However, the policy had a specific exclusion related to intentional or malicious acts. In other words, the policy… Read More »

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