Category Archives: Medical malpractice law

Officials to investigate why Norway cruise ship set sail in storm that put passengers ‘at high risk’

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (March 25, 2019) – Officials have opened an investigation into why a luxury cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation off the coast of Norway. Hospital officials say one person is in critical condition and eight others are still hospitalized after the Viking Sky cruise ship had engine problems Saturday afternoon and issued a mayday call. Afraid of dashing up on the rocks, it anchored amid heavy seas and high winds. Rescuers worked all night and into Sunday to airlift half of its passengers, 479 people, to shore by five helicopters flying in the pitch dark. The inclement weather subsided Sunday, allowing the ship to slowly make its way to the Norwegian port of Molde. Photos and video footage from passengers aboard the ship show the ship’s floor rolling back and forth on an unsteady plane, followed by the crashing of furniture that clattered across the floor and….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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15 Famous People Who Injured Others in Alcohol-Related Accidents

While we often hold celebrities in high regard, in reality, they are everyday individuals like all of us. However, in some cases, their fame and unusual lifestyle create unique challenges that can result in making bad decisions that harm or kill others. Some celebrities have been filed guilty of drug charges, driving under the influence, manslaughter, financial problems and tax evasion that make headlines. Below is a list of 15 Famous individuals who work others in accidents involving alcohol. Amy Locane In 2010, law enforcement took Amy in the custody after she drove her vehicle into another car and killed a 60-year-old woman and critically injuring her husband. After being convicted of vehicular manslaughter, the judge sentenced the former “Melrose Place” actress to three years in prison. Continue Reading.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Closings And Openings Begin Monday In New Jersey And California Johnson & Johnson Cosmetic Talc Trials

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|VIDEO| How Scott Bailey's Closing Helped Clear Atlanta Doc at Trial Over TV Director's Fatal Heart Attack

In a medical malpractice trial over the death of a television sports director, Scott Bailey convincingly connects the dots of his case, while connecting with the jury, to clear an Atlanta-area physician... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Georgia Court of Appeals Dismisses Personal Injury Claim Against Polk County Sheriff

In a typical personal injury claim arising from a car accident, the plaintiff is free to sue the defendant for damages at any time prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations, which is normally two years for personal injury claims. However, when the defendant is a government employee, and the accident occurred while that person was acting in an official role, the plaintiff needs to jump through some additional hoops before a court will even hear the lawsuit. For example, if you are injured in a car accident caused by the negligence of a Georgia county employee, state law requires that you present a claim to the county within 12 months. Basically, you need to give the county written notice before you can sue it. If you fail to comply with this notice requirement, a judge will dismiss any subsequent personal injury lawsuit based on that claim. Moats v. Mendez Continue reading.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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