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Ohio Attorney General Points to ‘Systematic Failure’ in Fatal Police Shooting, City Officials Say He’s Wrong

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2:23pm Written by:

The November police chase that ended with the fatal shooting of two suspects revealed a “systematic failure” in the Cleveland police department, Attorney General Mike DeWine stated last week. According to DeWine, “command failed, communications failed, and the system failed,” in a news conference that revealed state investigation results of the police chase and shooting. […]

Breast CA Diagnostic Errors are Major Cause of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 4:33pm Written by:

Breast Cancer

In the United States today, the most common cases of medical malpractice suits against radiologists is from diagnostic error, specifically in breast exams and non-vertebral and spinal fractures. The University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, with Jeremy S. Whang, M.D. and other colleagues, have used medical malpractice data from 8,401 radiologists in 47 […]

Wrongful Death Claims in Theater Shooting Should Be Tossed, Judge Says

Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:28pm Written by:

A federal magistrate judge has recommended that the most serious allegations against the owner of the Century 16 Aurora movie theater- where deadly shootings took place on July 20, 2012- be thrown out. In an order issued last week, the judge stated that Colorado law bars people who were wounded in the shooting, along with […]

Man’s Death Detailed in Newspaper Series ‘Beef’s Raw Edges’ Sparks Lawsuit

Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:40pm Written by:

The family of Robert Danell, a Minnesota man with Down syndrome who died in 2010 after eating E. coli contaminated beef, has filed a lawsuit against three beef companies and several retailers. Danell’s story had first been told through several publications in The Kansas City Star in a series called “Beef’s Raw Edges.” The series […]

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 […]


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