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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Claiming Mother’s Pregnancy Drug Caused Her Four Children Cancer

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:48pm Written by:

In Boston, a lawsuit brought upon by four sisters claiming that their breast cancer was caused by a pregnancy drug their mother took in the 1950’s has been reached by Eli Lilly and Co. Many believe this lawsuit will spark a movement to solve other financial claims made by other women around the country. A […]

Brandon Duber Named 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star

Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 6:50pm Written by:

Congratulations to our very own Brandon Duber for being named one of Super Lawyers’ 2013 Rising Stars! Super Lawyers is a rating service that covers outstanding lawyers across 70 practice areas who have received a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in his or her respective field. Brandon practices in personal injury, worker’s […]

Group of Small Businesses Found Overcharged for Workers’ Comp Insurance

Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:31pm Written by:

A group of small businesses in Northeast Ohio has been overcharged for workers’ compensation insurance in a class action lawsuit, argued this summer, a local judge found. The businesses claimed that the steep discounts they were offered to join groups administered by third parties were only possible because the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation overcharged […]

Safety Tips for Winter Driving in Cleveland

Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 7:38pm Written by:

We all know that the best way to avoid hazardous winter driving conditions is not to drive at all. Unfortunately, our busy work and holiday schedules alike make this nearly impossible to avoid. When Cleveland’s winter hits, it is especially important to be prepared for the craziest weather conditions. Here are some tips for driving […]

Woman Whose Feet Were Amputated in Alleged Medical Malpractice Gets Her Day in Court

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 7:17pm Written by:

Stacey Galette, 32, will finally get her day in a Brooklyn courtroom after both of her feet were amputated in an alleged medical malpractice case. In 2009, Galette underwent a gynecological operation and claimed the surgeons punctured her intestine during the procedure, which ended up causing blood poisoning and a massive infection. As a result […]

Victim Who Lost Face in Chimp Attack Sought $50 Million

Monday, December 10, 2012 at 7:20pm Written by:

Charla Nash, the woman who lost her face and hands when a friend’s chimpanzee attacked her, will receive a $4 million settlement in the lawsuit filed after the attack. Her attorney stated that the amount is far less than needed to cover a lifetime of medical care. Nash had originally sought $50 million from Sandra […]

Toyota to Recall 2.8 Million Vehicles Due to Glitch in Steering

Monday, December 3, 2012 at 4:55pm Written by:

Toyota Motor Corp. announced that it is to recall 2.77 million vehicles worldwide, including some of its popular hybrid Prius cars, due to a steering glitch and water pump problems. This is the carmaker’s second multi-million-vehicle recall in just over a month. Toyota stated that the defects had caused no accidents and could each be […]

Jon Husted Bashed by Federal Judge for Unconstitutional Change to Ohio Election Rules

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:55pm Written by:

Ohio’s elections chief, Jon Husted, has been blasted by a federal judge questioning his motives on creating new vote-counting rules that would violate Ohio state law just days before the Presidential election on November 6. District Judge Algenon Marbley stated through his 17-page ruling that a directive on counting the provisional ballots that Jon Husted […]

Gabby Giffords’ Shooter Gets 7 Life Sentences for Tucson Shooting Rampage

Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:13pm Written by:

Jared Lee Loughner, the man who killed six people and wounded 13 others in a shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona, was recently sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences, followed by 140 years in prison. Three months ago, Loughner pleaded guilty to 19 federal charges with an agreement for guaranteed life in prison without the option […]

Monster Energy Drinks Named in Death Reports by the FDA

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 4:34pm Written by:

In the past year, Monster Beverage Corporation has been cited in the deaths of five people, according to some incident reports that physicians and companies have submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reports stated that the five victims had all consumed Monster energy drinks prior to their death. These incidents, which […]

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