Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in April, 2017

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Top Pressure Washer Safety Tips
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)March 26, 2017

This powerful tool can cause serious injury if it isn't handled properly, though. It is important to follow pressure washer safety tips to prevent a pressure washer accident. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, approximately 6,057 ...more »

Murder-for-hire suspect likened to 'angel on Earth'
Houston ChronicleMarch 26, 2017

Jacob has a checkered history, which includes numerous brushes with the law, unstable employment and personal bankruptcy. Claiming a medical degree from an offshore school in the Caribbean, he was dismissed from a residency program at Baylor ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Attorney Jared W. Beilke Wins $628986.41 for Client in Personal Injury Case
BenzingaApril 20, 2017

Attorney Jared W. Beilke, a partner at JML Law, and co-counsel Cathryn Fund, recently won a personal injury case (Case no. CIVDS1312618 filed in San Bernardino County Superior Court) for a client (plaintiff) who stepped off a traffic island in Yucca ...more »

N.J. court throws out $102M verdict against state for disabled boy beaten by his father
NJ.comApril 4, 2017

The award, handed down in 2013, is believed to be among the largest personal injury verdicts ever awarded against the state. At the time, a jury agreed that the state's child protection agency, then known as the Division of Youth and Family Services ...more »

Car Accidents
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Truck driver arrested after deadly crash on George Washington Bridge
New York PostMarch 27, 2017

The car was struck by the truck, which shredded the vehicle to bits and left the wreckage crushed up against a divider. The 23-year-old truck driver — Sandhu Simranjeet Singh from Durham, NC — continued over the bridge, law-enforcement sources said.more »

Intentional Torts
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McGILL v. CITIBANK, N.A.
JD Supra (press release)April 18, 2017

This includes Claims based on contract, tort (including intentional tort), fraud, agency, your or our negligence, statutory or regulatory provisions, or any other sources of law;… any Claims made independently or with other claims… Claims and ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Fatal Accident at McElroy Metal in Clinton
FOX IllinoisApril 6, 2017

CLINTON, Ill. (WRSP) — Dewitt County Coroner Randy Rice has confirmed to Fox Illinois there was a fatal accident at McElroy Metal in Clinton around 9:15 a.m. Thursday. The coroner is not releasing the victim's name at this time, pending notification ...more »

Attorney Jeff Kroll: The Social Host Law
WGN RadioApril 11, 2017

Bill and Wendy are joined in the studio by attorney Jeff Kroll, partner at the Illinois personal injury law firm Salvi, Schostok, and Pritchard. With prom season nearly upon us, Jeff tells Bill and Wendy about the responsibilities of the Social Host Law.more »

Toxic Torts
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Shorten rejects union boss' view on breaking the law
Blue Mountains GazetteMarch 28, 2017

"I believe in the rule of law where the law's fair, where the law's right, but when it's unjust I don't think there's a problem with breaking it," she said. Mr Shorten, a former Secretary of the Australian Workers Union, said Ms McManus was wrong. "I ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Campylobacter and Salmonella Top Foodborne Illnesses in 2016 ...
Food Safety MagazineApril 21, 2017

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Campylobacter and Salmonella were the ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Marquise Jones wrongful death trial underway
FOX 29March 27, 2017

His family says he did not, and they continue to seek justice by suing both the city of San Antonio and the San Antonio Police Department for wrongful death. Our cameras are not allowed in the federal courthouse, but we learned during opening ...more »

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