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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Claims a Bar in Texas Served Already-Intoxicated Woman

Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 3:24pm Written by:

At the Austin, Texas Clive Bar, a lawsuit has been filed against the bar for serving a woman who was already intoxicated and about to get behind the wheel of a vehicle. Gabrielle Nestande had been drinking at Clive Bar before getting into her car and hitting and killing Courtney Griffin in 2011. A release […]

Erlanger’s Villaspring Nursing Home Pays $350K Settlement

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 3:34pm Written by:

An Erlanger, Kentucky nursing home will improve its care to residents, pay the federal government $350,000 and report its care improvements to federal officials after settling a lawsuit over patient care. Villaspring Health Care Center and its parent company, Carespring Health Care Management, will improve care at Villaspring and show federal officials the improvements for […]

Woman in Chicago Leaves Scene of Fatal DUI Car Accident

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:40pm Written by:

A Chicago woman was found wandering drunkenly along a highway ramp near Lyons, Illinois last month, when police found her and asked her about a fatal car crash killing two women. The woman did not have a response. Lisa Elner, 44, is now in custody with a $2 million bail for causing the crash that […]

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 […]


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