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Xarelto: Treating Doctor’s Testimony Fatal to $27.8 Million Jury Award

Earlier this month the judge in the most recent Xarelto trial voided a $27.8 million jury verdict. I wrote about that case here and here and here. On January 9, 2018, Judge Michael Erdos in Philadelphia state court held that … Continue reading

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Star of The Bachelor Loses Plea in Fatal Accident Case

Many states have laws on the books requiring a person who is involved in an accident to render aid and contact emergency services when needed. Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime in such cases. However, Iowa has … Continue reading

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Fatal Wrong-Way Crash on I-26

On Saturday, there was a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 26 (U.S.-19) in Woodfin. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened between exit 24 and 25. Very little information has been released, but we do know that … Continue reading

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Six Months Probation in Fatal Car Crash Case

Georgia is like many states in that it has a “first offender” law, allowing for a person who meets certain qualifications to avoid a conviction on their record and have the record of the case sealed from the official criminal … Continue reading

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NTSB Finds Amtrak Flaws Led to Fatal PA Train Crash

Federal railroad safety investigators concluded last month that a culture of safety lapses at Amtrak is what caused a collision between a passenger train and a backhoe that killed two Amtrak workers and injured 39 outside Philadelphia in April 2016. … Continue reading

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