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Parking Lot Safety: Tips For Children And Parents

For many children, they are taught safe driving and passenger habits early on in their life, such as the importance of wearing safety belts and the dangers of texting while driving. A report released ...
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Wrongful death, personal injury lawsuits filed in connection with 2012 Columbia drunk driving accident

Recently, the families of two Missouri car accident victims filed lawsuits against a Columbia man and the establishment that served him alcohol in the hours before a deadly crash on Providence Road. ...
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Fatal semi-truck accident leads to wrongful death lawsuit filed on victims' behalf

As Cape Girardeau car accident lawyers, we frequently work with families who have lost loved ones because of the actions of negligent drivers. In addition to the trauma and grief that accompany such a ...
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Fatal car accidents can lead to criminal charges, wrongful death claims

Sometimes, auto accidents simply can't be avoided. However, our Joplin personal injury lawyers know that all too many crashes are caused by reckless or negligent drivers who act without regard for the ...
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Fatal semi-truck accident leads to wrongful death lawsuits

Accidents involving semi-trucks are among the most dangerous collisions on Missouri roads, especially when they involve a smaller car or truck. In 2011 fatal two-vehicle crashes involving a semi-truck ...
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Semi-truck driver sued for wrongful death after striking bicyclist, leaving scene

In 2011, car accidents caused 32,667 deaths nationwide, including 786 deaths that occurred here in Missouri. As Springfield personal injury lawyers, we know that the aftermath of a fatal car accident ...
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Wrongful death lawsuit accuses Illinois EMT of hit and run

An Illinois family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an emergency medical technician (EMT) who allegedly struck a man with his vehicle and then left the scene. According to the Chicago ...
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Repeat DUI offender facing multiple lawsuits after fatal wrong way crash

The families of two college freshmen who died in a wrong way crash last year have filed separate wrongful death lawsuits against the driver who struck their vehicle. According to the Daily Press in ...
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Wrongful death / personal injury lawsuit against the Kraft Group will proceed to trial, judge rules

A Massachusetts judge has ruled that a personal injury and wrongful death lawsuit against the Kraft Group and other companies affiliated with Gillette Stadium can proceed to trial. According to the ...
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$4.1 million awarded to teen's estate following her death in high speed crash

A probate judge has approved a $4.1 million settlement to the estate of a Connecticut teenager who died in a high speed crash with a police car. The Milford-Orange Bulletin reports that 19 year-old ...
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Parents sue driver, bar after daughter dies in drunk driving crash

A Texas couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with a drunk driving crash that killed their daughter on August 14, 2011. According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, the lawsuit is ...
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KY man faces 37 criminal charges, wrongful death lawsuits following fatal church van crash

A Tennessee man is facing multiple criminal charges - and two wrongful death lawsuits - following a head-on collision that killed two church van passengers. WBIR TV reports that 21 year-old Tyler ...
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Wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of couple killed in six-vehicle pileup in Greene County

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in Greene County in connection with a six-vehicle crash that killed a couple riding a motorcycle earlier this year. According to the Springfield News-Leader, ...
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Woman charged with nine felonies, including homicide by drunk driving, following fatal crash

A Wisconsin woman has been charged with nine felonies in connection with a drunk driving crash that killed two of her passengers and seriously injured a third. According to WSAW TV, 24 year Ashley ...
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Relatives file wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of family killed in chain reaction semi-truck crash

Relatives of a family killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against three semi-truck drivers involved in the incident. According to the San Jose Mercury News, the ...
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California man sued for wrongful death after intentionally causing fatal wrong-way crash

A California man is being sued for wrongful death in connection with a fatal wrong-way crash that killed a mother of four. According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel, the lawsuit names the surviving driver, ...
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Lawsuit filed against Springfield club owners for 2011 drunk driving crash that killed 2 MSSU football players

A now-closed Springfield nightclub is being sued in connection with a drunk driving crash that killed two Missouri Southern State University football players. The Joplin Globe reports that the lawsuit ...
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City council member accused of fraud in South Carolina wrongful death lawsuit

A recent wrongful death lawsuit filed in South Carolina alleges that a city council member committed fraud to disguise his involvement in a fatal crash. According to the Anderson Independent Mail, ...
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California jury: Doctor not liable for accident caused by his dementia patient

An Orange County jury has ruled that a doctor is not liable for a fatal car crash caused by his elderly patient, the Los Angeles Times reports. The lawsuit against Dr. Arthur Daigneault was connected ...
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Wrongful death action brought against estate of late actor Ryan Dunn

This month, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the estate of reality star Ryan Dunn, who died in a Pennsylvania crash in June 2011. According to the Courthouse News Service, Dunn's estate is ...
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Illinois family members file wrongful death lawsuit against excavating company for employee's role in fatal crash

On Tuesday, a family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an Illinois construction company in connection with a fatal crash in June 2011. The lawsuit, filed this week in Cook County Circuit Court, ...
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Daughter of couple killed in July 4th motorcycle crash sues driver for wrongful death

The daughter of an Indiana couple who died in a Fourth of July motorcycle crash has filed a wrongful death suit against the at-fault driver, reports the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. James R. ...
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Wrongful Death & Missouri Law: The Basics Explained

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience, particularly if it happens because of a sudden accident or injury. The pain of the loss is only compounded when the loved one died as a ...
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MO Supreme Court Votes 5-2 to Uphold Caps on Non-Economic Damages in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Last week, the Missouri Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of our state's limits (or "caps") on non-economic damages a plaintiff can collect in a wrongful death lawsuit, reports ...
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"Wrongful Death" Explained: Who Can File Suit & What to Expect

"Wrongful death" is a common term often bandied about in the media. Like many common terms and phrases, its true meaning is sometimes lost or obscured: Our Poplar Bluff car accident lawyers have found ...
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